CPALL hiring 20k motorbike drivers to accommodate surge demand for 7-11 Delivery services, following soft lockdown. Comment: Amusing isn’t it that 7-11, tesco’s and BIGC’s are allowed to operate completely whereas everyone else has to shut down? FSMART inked deal partner to be Covid-19 insurance agent via its top-up machines, target 500k policies sales this […]

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AOT admits covid-19 is the biggest challenge it’s ever faced, worst case would see net profit dropping to Bt10b vs Bt22.11b consensus. Comment: Risk happens fast. Best time to fly still. BJCHI signs 2 contracts worth Bt880m in AU. CP Group lands $10b Tesco deal, but needs approval from Office of Trade Competition Commission (OTCC), […]

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Commerce Min’s Intellectual Property Dept, in partnership with CPALL, yesterday kicked off a scheme to sell geographical indication (GI) products online. Comment: Shall we just call this the CP Government? CK to sign Rama 3 (4th contract) worth Bt6.6b on Dec 3, while winners of 1st and 3rd contracts to be known by December. IRPC […]

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New Energy minister, Sontirat Sontijirawong, to review 2018 PDP on 1st day in the office, following objection by the ombudsman that EGAT’s 2018 PDP allowed private power co, to shr role of producing electricity after which state’s contribution was cut to <50%, violating national security. GULF likely impact the most as its 100% private owned […]

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So what’s happened? And so its been all over the news since last Friday (18/01) https://www.hooninside.com/news-feed/84882/view/ And finally it hit the English news over the weekend and yesterday: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-01-21/ban-on-thai-billionaire-prompts-slump-in-top-hospital-operator?srnd=premium-asia https://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1615270/prasert-others-given-14-days-to-comply That the owner of Bangkok Airways Plc (BA) and Bangkok Dusit Medical Services Plc (BDMS) has been caught with his hand in the cookie jar. […]

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BCP BCP has budgeted Bt77bn to expand its business over the next four years. It targets EBITDA to reach Bt30bn and market share to reach 18% in 2023. It targets production capacity of 135k bbl/day in 2020. (Kao Hoon, 14/11/18) BEAUTY BEAUTY reported 3Q18 revenue of Bt1.08bn, +26%YoY. 3Q18 earnings were Bt329mn. 9M18 revenue was […]

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AOT AOT reports FY2018 passenger pass-through of 139.52mn, +8%YoY. Flight volume was 875k. Suvarnabhumi handled 62.81mn passengers above capacity and Don Muang Airport had 40.56mn more than its capacity. Management says Chinese passengers numbered 19.79mn, +21.8%YoY. (Kao Hoon, 31/10/18) Comment: What slow down in passenger numbers?  BTS BTS says subsidiary BSR will submit an application […]

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CKP  CKP has raised its revenue growth target to 15% from 10%, because the quantity of water has risen increased to support electricity production in Q3. Xayaburi power plant will run operational tests this month. (Kao Hoon, 3/10/18)    CPALL  Revenue Department allowing Counter Service to be the agent for tourist VAT refund for a […]

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AOT AOT board approved Don Muang phase 3 expansion with investment value of Bt37.5bn. The expansion is expected to complete in 2024 with passenger capacity of 40mn per year. The new terminal is expected to be completed in January 2019. (Kao Hoon, 26/7/18) Comment: Things are moving ahead at AOT despite a delay of 12-24 […]

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Momentum  This is still a thought in progress, thus excuse the usual typos/grammatical errors etc etc … but the idea of momentum (effectively I’m thinking of a derivative of Soros’ Theory of reflexivity) is an interesting phenomenon. There is something to be said about the nature of momentum for a company’s business and thus its […]

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