AAV considers merger with another LLC to clamp down on pricing wars once flights eventually resume in the country. Comment: Would that be NOK? Wouldn’t make sense, Thai Smile perhaps? ADVANC launches “GOMO” sim for online uses with unlimited 50GB speed. Comment: Boom! And then your data will be leaked… ASP cuts dividend payout to […]

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BEM sees March tollway traffic -25.8% yoy, MRT ridership -29.2% yoy, expects bottom out in April. Comment: It probably should bottom in April, the question on people’s mind will be recovery potential. DOD upbeats on 1H earnings from strong sales momentum of alcohol gel and sanitizer products, mulls to raise capacity to 500k bpd from […]

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BCH upbeats 1Q revenue from surging Covid-19 test traffic at 100-150 cases/day, firms on plan to open hospital in Aranyaprathet province in May. Comment: I think that most hospitals outside of BDMS and BH are going to do quite well. Although if factories are closed then perhaps you’ll see a drop off in the hospitals […]

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BAY expects 1Q loan growth shrink more than 10% yoy, sees sharp declines in new home sales, roll-out refinance package to draw mortgage clients. Comment: 1Q20 is a recession quarter, 2Q20 is still up in the air, 2H20 is, I suspect, a recovery period, and 1Q21 everyone will look amazing compared to the year before […]

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AOT & BDMS: Kuwait & UAE suspend flights to TH. Comment: This will hammer BDMS And BH BEM maintained 20% full year ridership growth target to 500kpd, supported by larger network from Blue line extension, mulls adding 20 trains to support growth, sees toll way traffic steady at 1.1m trips/day. Comment: Just as with BTS, […]

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AP: K-ASSET raised holding by 0.1212% to 5.1039% of total o/s, SEC filing. Comment: I find it interesting that now the news is reporting what the institutions are doing, are we going to see a situation in Thailand similar to the US that institutions become major shareholders as family’s reduce their holdings. Plus these announcements […]

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BAFS: rpt 91% completion of 367km 2nd phase North pipeline pj frm Pichit to Lampang, t/g to run total 576km Ayutthaya-Lampang by 2Q20, eyes 7% jet fuel sales vol grwth nxt yr. Comment: This pipeline is going to reap major benefits from BAFS when completed… BEM: to cod 8 MRT stations (Taopoon-Thapra) on Dec, t/g […]

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BEM: State Railway board to decide fare cut plans for Purple & Blue line MRT on November 19, expects to cut monthly trips ticket fare and off peak fare cut (9am-3:30pm & weekend). Comment: I have wondered how will the SRT/Bangkok control the prices across the different operators… HMPRO admits going to miss 5% revenue […]

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Transport Ministry said he has full authority to revise BEM’s concession extension before the expiry date in Feb 2020. CP Group led consortium, including ITD, CK, BEM, signed a Bt224b contract yesterday to build high-speed train route linking 3 major airports, which is expected to boost economic development and create >100K jobs. Comment: And this […]

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BCPG pays Bt5.3b for 69MW Hydro PP Nam San 3A in Laos. Court scraps order for Bt600m compensation payment from EXAT, to BEM. Comment: But they still won Billions regardless Transport Min to decide whether to allow CP Group more time to negotiate terms on high-speed train pj linking 3 airports, or call up an […]

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