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Kourakuen plans rapid growth of outlets in Japan, Thailand
August 29, 2015 1:00 am

Kourakuen plans rapid growth of outlets in Japan, Thailand

Kourakuen Holdings Corporation has set out a three-year expansion plan to increase the number of its Japanese restaurants rapidly both in its home market of Japan and in Thailand.

Kourakuen plans rapid growth of outlets in Japan, Thailand
August 29, 2015 1:00 am

Kourakuen plans rapid growth of outlets in Japan, Thailand

Kourakuen Holdings Corporation has set out a three-year expansion plan to increase the number of its Japanese restaurants rapidly both in its home market of Japan and in Thailand.

Mega Lifesciences inks partnership with Indonesian pharma company
August 29, 2015 1:00 am

Mega Lifesciences inks partnership with Indonesian pharma company

Mega Lifesciences, a Thailand-based pharmaceutical company, has expanded into Indonesia with a partnership with one of that country's foremost pharmaceutical players, Sydna Farmar.

BOT, Malaysian central bank ink agreement on currency cooperation
August 28, 2015 1:00 am

BOT, Malaysian central bank ink agreement on currency cooperation

Bank Negara Malaysia and the Bank of Thailand signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) yesterday on the establishment of a framework for cooperation to promote the settlement of bilateral trade and direct investment in their local currencies.

Krungsri Consumer hopes to manage Central Group credit cards in...
August 28, 2015 1:00 am

Krungsri Consumer hopes to manage Central Group credit cards in...

Krungsri Consumer, an arm of Bank of Ayudhya, is talking with Central Group on expanding its credit-card services to Central's department stores in Vietnam.

Krungthai Bank expects NPLs from retail banking to rise by year-end
August 27, 2015 1:00 am

Krungthai Bank expects NPLs from retail banking to rise by year-end

KRUNGTHAI BANK expects its non-performing loans (NPLs) from retail banking in the second half of the year to rise from the level at the end of June, because of the weak debt-repayment ability of its borrowers, especially among those who are...

Some media firms report satisfactory Q2 results but wary of volatile...
August 27, 2015 1:00 am

Some media firms report satisfactory Q2 results but wary of volatile...

SOME LISTED media companies reported decent growth in the second quarter, indicating a recovery, but they expressed concern over the current situation because of the volatile economy.

Krungthai-AXA Life fares well amid slowdown
August 26, 2015 1:00 am

Krungthai-AXA Life fares well amid slowdown

Krungthai-AXA Life Insurance has announced Bt7.49 billion in annualised new premiums for the first half of 2015, a drop from Bt8.12 billion in the same period last year.

Industry sentiment falls again in July
August 26, 2015 1:00 am

Industry sentiment falls again in July

The Thai Industries Sentiment Index (TISI) fell for the seventh straight month in July amid the economic slowdown, according to the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI).

Business Security Act to help SMEs access loans
August 26, 2015 1:00 am

Business Security Act to help SMEs access loans

The country's 2.8 million small and medium-sized enterprises should find it easier to access loans after the National Legislative Assembly recently ratified the Business Security Act.