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THAI aims to be the 'safest airline'
April 25, 2015 1:00 am

THAI aims to be the 'safest airline'

Thai Airways International Plc ( THAI) President Charamporn Jotikasthira on Friday said the airline aims to be the safest carrier in the Asia-Pacific region within this year. The airline is now running internal audit procedure in the wake of safety...

Entrepreneur reaping the fruits of his endeavour
April 25, 2015 1:00 am

Entrepreneur reaping the fruits of his endeavour

SITTINUT Chinda-In, 49, changed tack 10 years ago from running the family's beer dealership to striking out on his own, and eventually establishing his own fresh-fruit-juice business, named Punlaek, at Sam Chuk market in Suphan Buri.

TUF looks to e-commerce platform
April 25, 2015 1:00 am

TUF looks to e-commerce platform

THAI UNION Frozen Products (TUF), a global seafood company, plans to take the local seafood market by storm with the help of an e-commerce platform that is expected to bring in one billion baht in sales within the first year of operations.

A new choice of substitute for sugar from stevia plant
April 25, 2015 1:00 am

A new choice of substitute for sugar from stevia plant

A NEW COMPANY has been established in Nakhon Ratchasima province at a cost of Bt350 million to be the country's first producer of stevioside, an alternative to sugar and artificial sweetener.

CPF (India) to build new chicken plant, expand Five Star outlets
April 24, 2015 1:00 am

CPF (India) to build new chicken plant, expand Five Star outlets

As India experiences strong economic growth and rising spending power, Charoen Pokphand Foods (India) will invest Bt1 billion to expand its chicken-processing capacity and set up more Five Star chicken outlets next year.

Wave entertainment pursues diversification plan after M&As
April 24, 2015 1:00 am

Wave entertainment pursues diversification plan after M&As

After its acquisitions of Wall Street English and the Jeffer Steak restaurant chain initiated last year, Wave Entertainment is continuing its diversification plan by investing in retail enterprises and new media as part of its ambitious goal to earn...

TUF plans new shrimp plant via JV in India
April 24, 2015 1:00 am

TUF plans new shrimp plant via JV in India

Thai Union Frozen Products, a global seafood company, is looking at building a new shrimp-processing plant in India through a joint venture formed with Avanti Feeds, a publicly listed Indian firm in which TUF has a 25.1-per-cent stake.

SCG makes inroads into becoming 'green' consultancy
April 23, 2015 1:00 am

SCG makes inroads into becoming 'green' consultancy

SIAM CEMENT GROUP is making inroads into consultancy on environmentally friendly buildings to cash in on increasing awareness among local companies.

Uber says its car-pooling service could reduce Bangkok's traffic...
April 23, 2015 1:00 am

Uber says its car-pooling service could reduce Bangkok's traffic...

UBER plans to expand its service in Thailand, while claiming the aim of reducing traffic congestion in Bangkok.

NBTC may postpone digital-TV licence fee payment
April 23, 2015 1:00 am

NBTC may postpone digital-TV licence fee payment

THE board of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission yesterday approved in principle the request by terrestrial digital-TV operators to postpone their payment of the second instalment of the upfront licence fee by one year from...