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BDMS plans ‘wellness clinic’ medicine plant
September 30, 2016 1:00 am

BDMS plans ‘wellness clinic’ medicine plant

BANGKOK DUSIT Medical Services (BDMS) is investing more than Bt10 billion to cash in on the increasing demand for preventive medicine in the longevity and anti-ageing areas.

Nai Lert Park caves in to competition
September 30, 2016 1:00 am

Nai Lert Park caves in to competition

SWISSOTEL Nai Lert Park, one of Bangkok’s first modern five-star hotels, has succumbed to increasing competition, but it will not be the last if other properties focus on pricing instead of management quality.

Veg fest to see surge in spending
September 30, 2016 1:00 am

Veg fest to see surge in spending

THAIS are expected to splurge a total of Bt43.98 billion - 4.2 per cent more than last year -during the Vegetarian Festival that begins tomorrow, as more people have become vegetarians amid rising health consciousness, according to a survey by the...

Thai franchisee of The Face Shop to open Laos store
September 30, 2016 1:00 am

Thai franchisee of The Face Shop to open Laos store

THE THAI franchisee of The Face Shop, a well-known South Korean beauty-store chain, is set to open its first overseas store in a joint venture with a partner in Laos.

BDMS share price eases on acquisition report
September 29, 2016 1:07 pm

BDMS share price eases on acquisition report

Bangkok Dusit Medical Services (BDMS) share price eased by 2.27 per cent Thursday morning, after the company unveiled the Bt10.8 billion acquisition for the 15-rai Park Nai Lert property.

Volvo Group forecasts strong truck sales in Laos
September 29, 2016 1:00 am

Volvo Group forecasts strong truck sales in Laos

AFTER a 10-per-cent increase in sales volumes for Volvo and UD trucks in Thailand last year thanks to the launch of the Asean Economic Community, the brands’ dealer in Thailand has vowed to continue the success in such ways as delivering excellent...

Some TOT phone booths to be equipped with defibrillator
September 29, 2016 1:00 am

Some TOT phone booths to be equipped with defibrillator

THE NATIONAL Institute for Emergency Medicine (NIEM) is collaborating with TOT to transform the state agency’s public telephone booths into life-saving tools for people with heart ailments.

German firm backs start-up Priceza
September 29, 2016 1:00 am

German firm backs start-up Priceza

PRICEZA HAS SECURED Series B funding from strategic investor Hubert Burda Media, a Germany-based global media giant, that the Thai start-up hopes will help it gear up to become the No 1 shopping search engine in Southeast Asia by 2020.

Thailand’s VGI gets Asean foothold with M’sian MRT
September 29, 2016 1:00 am

Thailand’s VGI gets Asean foothold with M’sian MRT

THAILAND’S VGI has entered the Asean market through its joint venture partnership with three leading advertising players. It has been awarded a 10-year contract to operate advertising concession on the new MRT, Malaysia.

ThaiBev unit joins forces with HK’s Maxim’s to expand food...
September 29, 2016 1:00 am

ThaiBev unit joins forces with HK’s Maxim’s to expand food...

THAI BEVERAGE subsidiary Food of Asia Co has joined with Maxim’s Group, Hong Kong’s largest food and beverage (F&B) corporation, to expand its “mx cakes & bakery” chain in Thailand and beyond. The move is in line with ThaiBev’s...