Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:07:50
Bangkok Sheet Metal doubles growth forecast
Bangkok Sheet Metal Plc had doubled its forecast total revenue growth from 10 to 20 per cent for this year compared with 2017 after Total Access Communication Plc (dtac) raised its order of to telecom poles from 500 to 900.
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Self-control the key to Parinda’s triumph
2017 Thai LPGA Tour No 1 Parinda Phokan claimed her first title of the season, beating Yupaporn Kawinpakorn and Wannasiri Sirisampant by three strokes to win the Bt1 million Singha-SAT Thai LPGA Championship third circuit in at the Rancho Charnvee Resort and Country Club in Nakhon Ratchasima on Friday.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:00:42
CIMB Thai posts Bt169 million net profit for 3M2018
CIMB Thai Group recorded a consolidated net profit of Bt168.9 million in the first three months of the year, an increase of Bt47.7 million (39.3 per cent) year-on-year compared to 3M2017.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:30:07
‘Happiness Index’ survey: Why Thai workers are more glum
In its “2017 Happiness Index Report” released this week, jobsDB (Thailand) said the three key factors in keeping employees content were convenience in their work location, their employer’s reputation, and their relationships with colleagues.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:31:40
KBank net profit up 5.84% for 1Q
A net income increase due to income from a repurchase agreement transaction helped Kasikornbank achieve a first-quarter 2018 net profit of Bt10.766 billion, a 5.84 per cent increase over the same period of 2017.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:11:24
Expedia reveals Thai tourist hotspots
Expedia Group, the world’s largest online travel company that includes Expedia.com, AirAsiaGo, Hotels.com and other travel brands, has released its 2017 data revealing trends in hotel demand and how these insights resonate with Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)’s “Open to the New Shades of Thailand” campaign.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Supalai’s Q1 pre-sales up 17 per cent over 2017
Listed property firm Supalai Plc has announced total presale worth Bt8.83 billion in the first quarter of this year or up 17 per cent from the same period last year, said the company’s managing director, Tritecha Tangmatitham in a press release yesterday.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:59:30
Adobe makes voice more personal
No matter where you go, “Alexa”, “Okay Google” and “Hey Siri” are being uttered more than ever before. Within the last couple of years, attractive pricing and changing consumer preferences have moved voice-enabled devices quickly through the market and into people’s homes. In 2017 alone, Adobe Analytics Cloud data showed that online sales were up 103% year-over-year.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:58:25
Mintel survey sees trend away from meat consumption
New research from global market-intelligence agency Mintel reveals that two in five urban Indonesians (39 per cent) and one in three urban Thais (34 per cent) consumed more non-animal sources of protein (eggplant, dairy, grains) in 2017 compared to the previous year.
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 04:00:00
Road accidents much higher than in 2017
THE road death toll has reached 248, with 2,557 injured in 2,449 accidents during the first four days of the so-called seven dangerous Songkran days, the Road Safety Centre announced yesterday.
Fri, 13 Apr 2018 15:51:13
Mazda hails record year
Mazda Thailand Co Ltd has announced business results for the 2017-18 fiscal year, including its highest record sales of 56,000 vehicles, reflecting a growth of 31 per cent.
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Fri, 13 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Taiwan must be allowed to share its success story at world health forum
Taiwan was not invited to attend the 70th World Health Assembly (WHA) as an observer in 2017.
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 15:45:47
Thai economy expected to top last year’s growth, but external factors present challenges, forum told
The Thai economy is projected to gain further traction this year, with growth topping the 3.9 per cent recorded in 2017, driven mainly by exports and tourism, Kasikornbank president Predee Daochai said on Monday.
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 15:03:02
Gov’t on six-month target for spending fiscal budget
The Comptroller General’s Department of Finance Ministry reported budget spending reached Bt1.47 trillion in the first half of the fiscal year 2017/2018 (October 1, 2017 till March 31, 2018), or 50.70 per cent of the total fiscal budget of Bt2.9 trillion.
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:47:11
Ransomware emerges as top data security threat: IBM Security
IBM Security on Monday announced results from its 2018 IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index which found the number of records breached dropped nearly 25 per cent in 2017, as cybercriminals shifted their focus to launching ransomware and destructive attacks that lock or destroy data unless the victim pays a ransom.