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PTTEP in the buying zone
January 26, 2015 1:00 am

PTTEP in the buying zone

PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) is now tilting its investment plan towards purchases of petroleum fields and mergers and acquisitions after oil prices sank to a six-year slump. "Our priority is buying producing assets in Thailand and in...

Cheap oil alone will not turn THAI around
January 26, 2015 1:00 am

Cheap oil alone will not turn THAI around

Last year, Thai Airways International showed a mind-boggling net loss of Bt9.2 billion. Will it return to profitability this year as the jet fuel price nosedives more than half from a year ago?

Falcon Insurance to focus on online sales
January 26, 2015 1:00 am

Falcon Insurance to focus on online sales

FALCON Insurance is placing importance on selling its personal lines online, as it believes this channel will gain popularity among individual customers over the next decade.

Ikea's global agenda
January 25, 2015 1:00 am

Ikea's global agenda

Uniqueness and effectiveness could be the keywords that characterise CSR campaigns of Ikea, the Scandinavian furniture and accessories store.

Tata Motors to boost presence in Asia-Pacific
January 24, 2015 1:00 am

Tata Motors to boost presence in Asia-Pacific

TATA Motors, India's largest automobile maker, will start selling trucks in Malaysia, Vietnam and Australia as part of a plan to strengthen its presence in the Asia-Pacific region, a company official said this week.

F&N, Nestle extend dairy brand licence for 22 years
January 24, 2015 1:00 am

F&N, Nestle extend dairy brand licence for 22 years

MALAYSIA-BASED Fraser & Neave (F&N) Holdings and its dairy subsidiaries have renewed for 22 years the licence for Nestle's liquid-milk brands, making Thailand a production hub for Asean and China.

Index invests for boost in revenue to Bt10 billion
January 23, 2015 1:00 am

Index invests for boost in revenue to Bt10 billion

Index Living Mall Co, a home furnishings and accessories chain of outlets, will invest Bt1.5 billion to open two outlets in Hat Yai and Surat Thani to boost revenue by 10 per cent to Bt10 billion this year.

BECL plans SET debut in Q3
January 23, 2015 1:00 am

BECL plans SET debut in Q3

Bangkok Expressway Plc expects to complete its merger with subway operator Bangkok Metro and start trading in the stock market in the third quarter of this year.

La Rinascente eyes expansion outside Italy
January 23, 2015 1:00 am

La Rinascente eyes expansion outside Italy

La Rinascente - the Italian department store chain wholly owned by Central Group - is ready to explore opportunities outside its home market.

TMB looks to further growth in net profit
January 22, 2015 1:00 am

TMB looks to further growth in net profit

TMB BANK will continue the upward momentum from last year to push net profit over Bt10 billion this year from Bt9.3 billion and return on equity to 15 per cent from 14.7 per cent by whipping up income while keeping a lid on expenses.