Month: March 2016

Thai Lion Air spreads wings at home, in region

Thai Lion Air (TLA) is going full steam ahead with its expansion, undeterred by lingering concerns over Thailand’s aviation safety expressed by some countries.

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Rail plan U-turn deemed a blip

The government insists rice and rubber deals with China will remain intact despite the Thai government’s recent decision to wholly invest in the proposed Thai-Sino high-speed rail project.

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Crown Tech to find SMEs for Alibaba 

Alibaba Group is exploring more e-commerce opportunities in Thailand after the appointment of Crown Tech Advance Plc, the SET-listed marketer of AJ appliances, as its local reseller.

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SCB targets foreign clients

Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) aims to raise overseas loans to 10% of its overall total in the next three to five years, with China and Vietnam expected to contribute a great deal as their foreign direct investment (FDI) grows.

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Court dismisses Thai TV’s request

The Central Administrative Court yesterday dismissed an injunction request by cash-strapped Thai TV Co to protect its bank guarantee from being seized by the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC).

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SET closes down 5.77 to 1,389.01

The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index fell 0.41%, or 5.77 points, to 1,389.01 on Monday.

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Industrial waste transport to be tracked

The Industry Ministry will require that all vehicles transporting hazardous industrial waste be equipped with GPS devices to reduce illegal dumping.

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Democrats oppose Thai-Sino railway decision

Democrats oppose the government’s plan to pay 100% of the cost of a high-speed train line from Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima province, arguing the funds would be better spent on double-track freight rail and motorways.

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SET falls 4.73 to 1,390.05 at midday

The Stock Exchange of Thailand main index went down 4.73 points, or 0.34%, to close at 1,390.05 points at the end of trading session this morning. The trade value was 14.96 billion baht, with 4.7 billion shares traded.

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Malaysian palm oil production to worsen on El Nino

Malaysia’s palm oil production will slump more than previously forecast as the lingering effects of El Nino curb output in the world’s second-biggest producer, according to Godrej International Ltd.’s Dorab Mistry.

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