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OnDemand trains its sights on Myanmar and Cambodia
February 11, 2016 1:00 am

OnDemand trains its sights on Myanmar and Cambodia

THAI private tutoring institution OnDemand Education is conducting a feasibility study into establishing a presence in Myanmar and Cambodia, where middle-class parents are hoping their kids can receive the right sort of education that will get them...

BBL advises Jasmine to seek partner
February 11, 2016 1:00 am

BBL advises Jasmine to seek partner

BANGKOK Bank has advised Jasmine International to seek a partner and raise capital for the launch of its 900-megahertz broadband service, as the Internet service firm has no experience in running a fourth-generation cellular service.

Asia Plus brokerage recruiting younger team
February 11, 2016 1:00 am

Asia Plus brokerage recruiting younger team

ASIA PLUS Group Holdings Securities (ASP) will establish a young team in preparation for a change in clients’ investment tastes in the near future.

Kobe Steel upbeat on JV with Millcon Steel despite slow Thai auto...
February 11, 2016 1:00 am

Kobe Steel upbeat on JV with Millcon Steel despite slow Thai auto...

EVEN though the automotive industry in Thailand has not yet recovered from a domestic sales slowdown, the country remains the Asean centre for auto production, which Japan’s Kobe Steel believes will help it gain market share in Asia.

MCOT awaits say on 2.6 GHZ
February 10, 2016 1:00 am

MCOT awaits say on 2.6 GHZ

MCOT will have to hand its 2.6GHz spectrum bandwidth back to the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC), according to the NBTC’s spectrum subcommittee, which found that MCOT’s rights over the bandwidth had already expired.

DTAC plans heavy 4G investment
February 10, 2016 1:00 am

DTAC plans heavy 4G investment

Total Access Communication (DTAC) is committed to investing Bt70 billion from this year to 2018 on the continued expansion both of its fourth-generation wireless broadband coverage and of bandwidth capacity nationwide as well as on heavy marketing...

Charoen has genuine interest in retail business: sources
February 10, 2016 1:00 am

Charoen has genuine interest in retail business: sources

Tycoon Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi’s acquisition of Big C Supercenter has raised questions about his real attentions: whether he has a genuine wish to enter the retail business is merely interested in Big C’s assets.

Thai AirAsia to fly to Luang Prabang from March 24
February 10, 2016 1:00 am

Thai AirAsia to fly to Luang Prabang from March 24

Thai AirAsia will launch daily direct service from its Bangkok hub to Luang Prabang in Laos on March 24.

‘Crocodile’ maker eyes regional growth
February 9, 2016 1:00 am

‘Crocodile’ maker eyes regional growth

CERA C-CURE CO, a manufacturer of tile adhesive and tile grout under the Crocodile brand, has announced its vision to become the No 1 player in Asean within 10 years, and Asia as a whole in 20 years.

CTH spells out customer compensation over shutdown of Z Pay-TV
February 9, 2016 1:00 am

CTH spells out customer compensation over shutdown of Z Pay-TV

CTH has reaffirmed that it will provide compensation to 100,000 customers after discontinuation of the company’s pay-TV service on GMM Z, PSI Holdings and Sunbox. The cut-off will be complete by the end of this month.