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  • March 30, 2015

    Thai firms using M&A route to enter Vietnam

    ... near future, he said. So far, Thai corporates are strong in the retail and plastic-manufacturing sectors, he said. Charoen Pokphand, TCC Group, PTT, Siam Cement Group and Central have all invested in Vietnam for a long time.

    Business
  • March 30, 2015

    Bizbuzz

    ... leader Abhisit Vejjajiva was the prime minister. "It is unimaginable that an Oxford graduate would do that," Narongchai quipped. ptt chief buoyed by thIrd-party access PTT chief executive and |president Pailin Chuchottaworn said the deregulation of the country's natural gas pipeline network...

    Business
  • March 27, 2015

    Newsfeed

    ... involvement in state mega-projects' supply chains and increase industry involvement in the government's hiring and procurement process. PTT cuts 5-year budget PTT has cut its five-year investment budget from Bt327 billion to Bt290 billion due to volatile oil prices. Chief Financial Officer...

    Business
  • March 26, 2015

    Narongchai rules out cut in energy prices

    At a seminar held by state-controlled energy conglomerate PTT, Narongchai made it clear he would not return to a populist policy to subsidise oil prices since Thailand is an energy-deficit country. "In summary, we can't be |lavishing on gasoline and diesel oil prices. For NGV (natural |gas for vehicles...

    Business
  • March 21, 2015

    The colour purple

    POPULAR SINGER Thanaporn "Parn" Waekprayoon is leading a group of artists signed with RS Public in marking the 60th birthday of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn by raising funds through CD and T-shirt sales for the construction of a temple. They are also taking part in the charity event...

    Life
  • March 19, 2015

    Chinese company launches electric vehicles in Thailand

    ... Bangkok headquarters of BYD's Thai partner, Loxley, and was attended by hundreds of guests including senior officials from the Ministry of Industry, PTT, and |other public and private organisations, as well as the Chinese Embassy. Industry Minister Chakramon Phasukhavanich did not show up, although...

    Business
  • March 19, 2015

    PTT cuts 5-year investment by Bt27 bn

    PTT has revised down the investment budget for 2015-2019 by Bt27 billion to Bt300 billion, due mainly to falling energy prices, according to a report by Infoquest. Nattachart Charuchinda, CEO for upstream petroleum and gas business, said that for this year, the investment budget is slashed from Bt85...

    Business
  • March 16, 2015

    Thoresen Thai Agencies

    ... 34 years old). New investment projects under study Apart from the firm's interest in purchasing an 11.97percent stake in BCP from PTT (the final investment decision depends on the terms and conditions agreed between the seller and the buyer), TTA is carrying out feasibility studies on new investment...

    Business
  • March 16, 2015

    Vietnam beckons Thai FDI

    ... Department Store's outlet, an industrial estate established by Amata Corp, and a petrochemical complex set up by Siam Cement Group. In December, PTT also received the final approval to go ahead with its plan to build a 20 million tonnes per year refinery and petrochemical project. Cleine said opportunities...

    Business
  • March 10, 2015

    For gender equality, it's the little things that count

    ... But as yet there are no rules on female representation on boards of directors of listed companies. Only one woman sits on the 17-member board of PTT, Thailand's largest company by revenue. Some might argue that the company deals with areas women are unlikely to have experience of. But the same dismal...

    Opinion