TOTAL Press Releases Thai listed firms report 5.61% sales growth in Q1/2018 - Total sales up 5.61 pct to THB 2.83 trillion, pushed up by higher oil prices and uptrend economic growth Companies listed on The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) reported a net profit at THB 286 billion (approx. USD 8.94 billion) for the first quarter th-TH Wed, 23 May 2018 11:56:21 +0700 China, India lead growth in January-April visitor arrivals to Thailand Led by a 30% increase in visitor arrivals from China and a 17% growth from India, the Thai tourism industry has recorded total international arrivals of 13.7 million in January-April 2018, up 13.9% over the same period of 2017. Mr. Pongpanu Svetarundra, Tue, 22 May 2018 12:06:30 +0700 Head-to-Head Trial Shows Refixia(R) Achieves Greater Total Factor IX Exposure in People With Haemophilia B Than Recombinant Factor IX-Fc Fusion Protein Adults with haemophilia B who received a single dose Refixia(R) (nonacog beta N9-GP) achieved greater total factor IX exposure than those treated with rFIXFc (recombinant factor IX-Fc fusion protein). The head-to-head paradigm7 trial also observed Mon, 21 May 2018 16:50:24 +0700 Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2018: standing out from the crowd for audio and visual integration Last week, Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2018 (PLSG) presented the world#s audio and lighting industries with the largest edition in its history with a total of 75,993 visitors (+2.7%). Shining a spotlight on the recent growth of system integration in the Mon, 21 May 2018 8:45:42 +0700 Photo Release: KBank joins hands with DTAC in launching top-up service and QR code bill payment service via Alipay and WeChat Pay Mr. Vallop Vongjitvuttikrai (second from left), KBank Executive Vice President, and Mr. Panya Vechbanyongratana, Chief Commercial Officer, Total Access Communication PCL. (DTAC), recently launched mobile top-up service and QR code bill payment service Fri, 18 May 2018 10:30:19 +0700 123rd Canton Fair Closes with Strong Growth As Export Volume Rises by 3.1 Percent The 123rd China Import and Export Fair, widely known as the Canton Fair, has concluded by posting robust growth in the value of deals signed. By the event#s end, total export volume reached 189.197 billion yuan (US$30.08 billion), a 3.1 percent increase Wed, 16 May 2018 10:02:38 +0700 Siam Commercial Bank expands its fintech venture capital program to USD 100 million as part of digital transformation strategy Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), through its FinTech investment arm Digital Ventures Co., Ltd., today increased its corporate venture capital fund by USD50 million, bringing the fund#s total capital base to USD100 million and making it the largest venture Tue, 15 May 2018 15:44:25 +0700 AAV Announces Operational Results for Quarter 1/2018 Net Profit of Baht 1,004.1 and Total Revenues of Baht 11,642.8 A record of Load Factor at 91 Percent and Added 7 New Routes Asia Aviation Plc. (AAV), major shareholder of Thai AirAsia Co. Ltd. (TAA), reports its total revenues of the first quarter of 2018 (Q1/2018) at Baht 11,642.8 million and Net Profit at Baht 1,004.1 million While, TAA had total revenues of Baht 11,642.8 Mon, 14 May 2018 14:15:52 +0700 AIS announced 1Q18 financial result with Bt8,037mn net profit 50% 4G handset penetration and 571,800 fixed broadband customers AIS recorded 1Q18 result with Bt8,037mn net profit, increasing 4.5% YoY and 4.4% YoY. Total revenue increased 5.3% YoY supported by both mobile and fixed broadband services. During the quarter, AIS also expand digital services through a joint venture in Thu, 10 May 2018 18:41:46 +0700 SCG Emphasizes its Roofing Expertise Through Developed Solutions and Ranges of Roofing Systems Along with Satellite-Based Initial Cost Estimation, Aiming to Expand Service Nationwide SCG affirmed its expertise in roofing business offering total solutions to fulfil customer needs with three core elements for home#s aesthetic, comfort living, and safety. The solutions include 1) High-Quality Product that meets rising trends and Thu, 10 May 2018 16:58:41 +0700 Fitch: 1.8GHz Spectrum Win, Network Improvement Crucial for DTAC Total Access Communication Public Company Limited#s ( BBB/AA(tha)/Stable) market position will be strengthened if it can successfully secure the 1.8GHz spectrum that will be up for auction as its relatively weak spectrum portfolio has constrained Thu, 10 May 2018 11:14:15 +0700 TCEB Certifies 114 Additional MICE Venues Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization) or TCEB announced the certification of 114 MICE venues with a combined total of 349 meeting rooms in Bangkok, MICE Cities, and other high potential cities across the Kingdom of Thailand. The Tue, 08 May 2018 16:52:22 +0700 Seagate Thailand donates 100 hard disk drives to support the academic and research projects of Suranaree University of Technology Mrs. Piangruetai Sivatana, Country Manager and Vice President of Korat Operation, Seagate Technology (Thailand) Limited (3rd from left) donated totally 100 hard disk drives including 60 units with storage capacity of 6TB and 40 units with storage Mon, 07 May 2018 14:37:03 +0700 Photo Release: WHAUPs Shareholders Approve Dividend Payment- Debenture Issuance Totaling Baht 8,000 Million Ms Jareeporn Jarukornsakul,Chairman (middle), Mr. Wisate Chuangwatana (4th from right), Chief Executive Officer, WHA Utilities and Power Plc, or WHAUP, together with other WHAUP#s Board of Directors had recently joined the shareholders# 2018 Annual Mon, 07 May 2018 12:26:35 +0700 TRIS Rating Affirms Company Rating and Outlook of DTAC at AA+/Negative TRIS Rating affirms the company rating of Total Access Communication PLC (DTAC) at AA+ with a negative outlook. The rating reflects DTAC#s market position as a major mobile phone service provider in Thailand, easing concerns over spectrum constraint Fri, 04 May 2018 17:15:35 +0700 TRIS Rating Affirms Company Senior Unsecured Debt Ratings and Outlook of DTN at AA+/Negative TRIS Rating affirms the company rating of dtacTriNet Co., Ltd. (DTN) and the ratings of DTN#s senior unsecured debentures at AA+ with a negative outlook. The ratings reflect DTN#s strategic importance as a core subsidiary of Total Access Fri, 04 May 2018 17:12:15 +0700 Public Debt Outstanding Report as of March 31, 2018 Mr.Theeraj Athanavanich, Bond Market Advisor, reported that Thailand#s public debt outstanding as of March 31, 2018 was at 6,454,168.89 million Baht (41.04% of GDP). The total public debt outstanding comprised 5,145,028.98 million Baht of Government Fri, 04 May 2018 15:06:27 +0700 Photo Release: Chubb Insurance Makes PA Claim Payment to Victims of Bus Accident in Nakhonratchasima Mrs. Jarunya Punnachet, Head of Accident Health Claims (forth from left, first row), Chubb Samaggi Insurance PCL., paid condolences and presented the accidental death claim payment totalling THB 400,000 (THB 100,000 each) to the families of four Fri, 04 May 2018 13:13:59 +0700 Active Growth of 12% in KBank Large Corporate Loans in 1Q18, Boosted by Exports Cashless Payment via EDC Surging 20% Amid high growth in the corporate customer segment in line with economic improvements and outstanding export performance, KASIKORNBANK (KBank)#s large corporate loans in 1Q18 recorded 12-percent rise to a total of 581.580 billion Baht, with main drivers Fri, 04 May 2018 9:44:36 +0700 EXIM Thailand Announces Operating Results for January-March 2018 EXIM Thailand announced its operating results for quarter 1 of 2018 (1Q2018) which highlighted greater support for SMEs. Outstanding SME loans amounted to 36,449 million baht, representing 40.64% of total outstanding loans and generating an SME business Wed, 02 May 2018 10:25:00 +0700 CPF is making a life-long commitment with local elders Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF)#s social and self-sufficiency plan has assisted a total of 472 underprivileged elders who live nearby its manufacturing plants by providing them health care treatment and fund to improve their quality of life. CPF#s Fund Mon, 30 Apr 2018 16:49:28 +0700 Photo Release: Seagate Thailand donates 140 hard disk drives to Prince of Songkhla University Mrs. Piangruetai Sivaratana, Country Manager and Vice President of Korat Operation, Seagate Technology (Thailand) Limited (Middle) donated totally 140 hard disk drives including 80 units with storage capacity of 6TB and 60 units with storage capacity of Mon, 30 Apr 2018 14:19:03 +0700 วิลเลรอย แอนด์ บอค จัดงานแถลงข่าวการเปิดตัวสุขภัณฑ์นวัตกรรมใหม่ของ วิลเลรอย แอนด์ บอค พร้อมร่วมสัมภาษณ์ผู้บริหารคนใหม่ นางสาวปรวรรณ มหัทธนะสุข ผู้อำนวยการฝ่ายขายและการตลาด บริษัท วิลเลรอย แอนด์ บอค (ประเทศไทย) จำกัด ประจำภูมิภาคเอเชียแปซิฟิก ถึงทิศทางธุ วิลเลรอย แอนด์ บอค (Villeroy Boch) แบรนด์สุขภัณฑ์หรูจากประเทศเยอรมัน ที่มีประวัติศาสตร์ความเป็นมาอันยาวนานกว่า 270 ปี โดยมีจุดเด่นด้านดีไซน์ที่เรียบหรู ผสานนวัตกรรมที่ทันสมัย และการผลิตระดับสากล ทั้งยังเป็นผู้นำด้าน #Total Bathroom Solution# Thu, 26 Apr 2018 17:31:31 +0700 Photo Release: Canon Volunteer 19: C-Spirit aims to promote quality education The executives of Canon Marketing (Thailand) Co.,Ltd and Material Automation (Thailand) Co.,Ltd. along with the companies# employees and university students more than 60 participants in total recently participated in the Canon Volunteer 19: C-Spirit Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:28:02 +0700 Hublot: Pele Unveils the New UEFA Champions League Watch Official Licensed Watch Partner of the UEFA Champions League(TM), Hublot is the star watchmaker of the footballing world. In its third year of partnership with the UEFA Champions League(TM), Hublot time takes on a total blue look. Whilst waiting to Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:20:34 +0700 Photo Release: KTC presents 100 Samsung smart phone prizes worth Bt. 1.5 million to KTC PROUD Revolving Loan members. Ms. Sudaporn Janwatanagool, Executive Vice President - Personal Loans, KTC or Krungthai Card Public Company Limited,presented prizes of 100 Samsung smart phones with a grand total worth of Bt. 1.5 million, comprising of grand prize 3 Samsung Galaxy S8+ Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:14:40 +0700 Influx of investors expected in Asias approximately US$518 billion NPLs market As investors start to look for loan portfolio opportunities outside of the core European market, Asia is firmly on the investment radar Total official non-performing loan (NPL) numbers in the Asia Pacific region are currently in the vicinity of Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:06:10 +0700 SCB Announces 1Q18 Net Profit of Baht 11.4 Billion Siam Commercial Bank and its subsidiaries announced a 6.6% yoy increase in total operating income as non-interest income grew by 13.4%yoy largely from higher net trading FX income, and net fee income coupled with a 3.4% yoy growth in net interest Fri, 20 Apr 2018 8:37:00 +0700 TrueMove H launches True IoT Smart Watch supporting sim card, 1 year warranty with an extra 2,000 baht value promotion discount! TrueMove H, 4G HD Network with nationwide coverage, has launched True IoT Smart Watch with sim card support and smart features to fulfill all modern lifestyles such as: step target total step calorie total heart rate Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:15:21 +0700 Tessa Therapeutics announces new Board Member and increase of recent funding round - Recent financing round increased by USD 50 million based on significant additional demand, bringing total funds raised in this round to USD 130 million Tessa Therapeutics , an international clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focusing on cellular Thu, 12 Apr 2018 8:05:30 +0700