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Manunphattr Dhanananphorn

Thai CPF to buy Bellisio in $1.08 billion deal

Nov 17 2016

BANGKOK Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Foods Pcl (CPF) said it will acquire U.S. frozen-food producer Bellisio Parent LLC for $1.075 billion, paving the way for its entry into the world's largest food market.

Thai Airways misses cost-cutting target, but expects to swing to annual profit - CFO

Nov 14 2016

BANGKOK Thai Airways International Pcl is likely to miss its annual cost-reduction target, but will swing to a profit for 2016 after three straight years of losses due to lower fuel costs, a top company executive said on Monday.

Thai retailer Central sees tourism boosting 2016 revenue by a fifth

Oct 12 2016

BANGKOK, Oct 12 Thailand's biggest retailer Central Group expects revenue to rise 21 percent to 320 billion baht ($9.17 billion) in 2016, due to strong growth from overseas business and tourist spending, its chief executive said on Wednesday.

Exclusive: Thailand considering tougher tax collection rules for internet, tech firms

Sep 26 2016

BANGKOK/JAKARTA Thailand is studying plans to toughen tax collection rules for internet and technology firms like Alphabet Inc's Google, the head of the Revenue Department told Reuters, as the tax affairs of these firms comes under growing scrutiny in Southeast Asia.

Thai Kasikornbank's auto loan unit expects 5 pct growth in 2016

Aug 24 2016

BANGKOK, Aug 24 Kasikornbank's auto loan unit is aiming for a 5 percent growth in net loans this year after two years of declines as the domestic industry is recovering slowly, said an executive of the Thai company.

Thai industrial estate developer Amata to expand into Myanmar

Aug 22 2016

BANGKOK, Aug 22 Amata Corp Pcl, Thailand's biggest developer of industrial estates, aims to expand into Myanmar by 2020 to capitalise on rising foreign investment in the country.

Thailand's PTT in with 6 automakers to develop electric car sector

Aug 15 2016

BANGKOK, Aug 15 Thailand's largest energy firm, PTT Pcl, on Monday signed contracts with six major automakers for cooperation in developing electric cars, opening the first in a series of electric vehicle charging stations associated with the project.

Thailand plans no-go zones for Pokemon Go

Aug 09 2016

BANGKOK Thailand will make places such as the Royal Palace grounds, Buddhist temples and hospitals off limits to players of Nintendo Co Ltd's wildly popular augmented reality game Pokemon Go, the Thai telecoms regulator said on Tuesday.

Thai Ratchanok cleared of doping violation

Jul 18 2016

BANGKOK World number four Ratchanok Intanon has been cleared of an anti-doping violation, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said in a statement on Monday, paving the way for the Thai medal hope to compete at the Rio Olympics.

Thailand's biggest hospital operator targets 10 pct revenue rise

Jun 29 2016

BANGKOK, June 29 Bangkok Dusit Medical Services PCL (BDMS) said on Wednesday it is aiming for a 10 percent rise in revenue this year as Thailand's largest hospital operator expands capacity to draw international patients.

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