Prayut set for tour of provinces : PPRP rallies overlap with appearances. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is scheduled to visit four provinces to follow up on government work over the next two weeks, a move that appears to follow the trail of Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) election campaign rallies which will be held prior to […]

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Prayut set to make PPRP campaign bow : PM tipped for rally in Nakhon Ratchasima . Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is expected to make his public debut as the prime ministerial candidate of the Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) and address voters in Nakhon Ratchasima, his birthplace, this Sunday. Bangkok Post NESDC keeping an eye on […]

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And the start to the month has been mehhh. The initial rebound from the beginning of the year which looks to have just been a recovery from the shellacking in the 4Q18 may be over for now. FY earnings are out and I didn’t see anything encouraging, other than relatively clean balance sheets for the […]

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Mega-projects to hike public debt : Uptrend in public investment to continue; economists call for more prudent allocation of military budget. Rising government spending on mega-projects, which are deemed crucial to economic growth, will further increase the country’s public debt, economists said with some asking the military to be more efficient in its spending. The […]

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And so FY numbers have been coming out. Nothing pretty. But hey Chinese tourism is back with a vengeance, the market knew 4Q18 was going to be rubbish hence the performance so the weak export #’s are no surprise. Its a new year and a fresh start, things can only get better or will it? […]

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Here’s the link: http://www.berkshirehathaway.com/2018ar/2018ar.pdf Just go to it! And if you’re a bit lazy here’s a few snippets. The fact is that the annual change in Berkshire’s book value – which makes its farewell appearance on page 2 – is a metric that has lost the relevance it once had Berkshire will forever remain a […]

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FPO wavers on deadline for IFRS 9 : The Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) has proposed that the Finance Ministry push back a mandatory effective date for specialised financial institutions (SFIs) to adopt International Financial Reporting Standard 9 (IFRS 9), currently scheduled for next January. Bangkok Post EC provides clarity on dissolution cases : The Election […]

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So here we are, some earnings are out and are meh, some are ok, nothing is really being knocked out of the park, although if you have a look at Thai Beverage’s (listed in Singapore) #’s their spirits (alcohol) business did gang busters business. Thai government stimulus paying off?

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