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Banks to boost anti-virus protection

Banks to boost anti-virus protection

THE THAI BANKERS’ Association yesterday confirmed that the recent malware attack on ATMs of the Government Savings Bank (GSB) had not affected..

Japan investment to shift towards services: Jetro Bangkok head

THE NEWLY appointed president of the Japan External Trade Organisation’s Bangkok office has unveiled his country’s new..

Thais spend 45 hours per week on the Net: study

A SURVEY conducted this year by the Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA) shows that Thais spend an average of 6.4..

‘Bidding’ for renewables mulled

THE GOVERNMENT is considering opening competitive bidding for renewable power projects, Energy Minister General Anantaporn..

Global slowdown to shrink gems and jewellery exports

EXPORTS of gems and jewellery were expected to shrink 1 per cent due to the economic slowdown in many countries and the impact on..


macroeconomics

Sepo urges TOT, CAT to get moving on consolidation plan, but..

TOT has only Bt20 billion cash in hand, enough to meet its payroll for just 20 months, so it is time for TOT and CAT Telecom to consolidate their core businesses to ensure their survival, according to..

corporate

Baxter starts up peritoneal dialysis production facility

BAXTER Thailand yesterday opened its first peritoneal dialysis (PD) manufacturing facility in Thailand to serve the critical healthcare needs of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients. The company..

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investment & finance

KLeasing expects rebound in outstanding loans

Kasikorn Leasing hopes its outstanding loans this year will start growing again after its auto-loan portfolio registered flat growth for two years in a row.

property

Investment

London’s Centre Point ‘in demand’ with Thais

CENTRE POINT, an exclusive residential and retail development in the heart of London, has grown in popularity with buyers from Thailand. The number of apartments sold to Thai nationals has doubled..

columns & management

Asean is emerging as a consumption powerhouse

DON’T UNDERESTIMATE the Asean consumer. As a whole, Asean’s more than 620 million inhabitants are an increasingly powerful source of global demand and a potential game-changer for companies..

automobiles

Mazda Thailand appoints first Thai president

Mazda Sales (Thailand) has appointed Chanchai Trakarn-Udomsuk as its first Thai president, while promoting a new generation of Thai executives to top management positions in every department.

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Leasing deal signed for FSO

CHEVRON OFFSHORE (Thailand) Ltd(COTL) yesterday signed a contract with MISC Offshore Floating Terminals Limited (MOFT), a wholly owned subsidiary of MISC Berhad for the lease and operation of a..