BAY’s card unit, Krungsri Consumer, mulls to cut card spending target after 1Q drops 12-13% yoy from shutdown. Comment: Two things….either 1) you will see an increase in loans/cash loans/credit cards because of people’s need for cash but this will be combined with weak payback or 2) No spending, further downside in consumer spending CHG […]

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ADVANC’s granted 5G certified operator from GSMA, the 1st and sole operator in Thailand. BANPU sets $600m 5-year capex for gas and renewable energy. Comment: I question this investment strategy….maybe because I just want to find a pure coal player… BGC sees strong bottles order yesterday as demand for exports to US & India grow […]

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BCH expects recent change to SSO payment scheme to boost revenue by 7-10%, confident of keeping #1 spot for SSO patient scheme with 880K members. Comment: It was a major risk for a short time, but now with this settled, these government reliant hospitals DTAC CEO, Alexandra Reich, resigns, effective February 1, Telenor Myanmar chief, […]

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BCP sets oil sales growth t/g this year at 6%, plans 60 new stations, mulls boosting non-oil revenue, including EV charging stations. Comment: All the petrol station co’s have been trying to push non-oil revenues over the past few years, the best has been PTT followed by PTG BGRIM CODed 4.8mw industrial waste pp, lifted […]

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AWC to be added to FTSE All World at close of Oct 17, estimated inflows of $48m, Kao Hoon. Comment: Just funnymentals here. KBANK appointed Kattiya Indaravijaya to succeed outgoing CEO Banthoon Lamsam, who becomes chairman in a reorganization after FY20 AGM. NOBLE founder, Kitti Thanakitamnuay, sold remaining 17.66% (80.593m shrs) at Bt22.82 to Crowne […]

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ACG upbeats 3Q earnings from debut of 2 car dealerships in Phuket & Krabi and additional 5k sqm capacity from auto service center. COL sees 3Q turnaround from wider margins and larger rev from housebrand stationary products sales. LPN opens presales of Bt1b Lumpini Tower Vibha-Jatuchak (Tower B). Comment: They have been struggling for 5 years […]

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ALL to launch 4 condo pjs worth Bt12.45b in 2H, confident of Bt7b presales this yr. BTS to officially cod Green line extension (North) Ladprao station on Aug 11, additional 4 stations (Phaholyothin 24, Ratchayothin, Sena, Kassetsart Uni) to cod in Dec, remaining 11 stations in FY20. Comment: And they’ve made another investment into a […]

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Six private operators petition PM Prayut on BMA awarding 30 years concession to TRUE for underground telco cable projects worth Bt20b. Comment: Does anyone else not finding this contract to True to be f@#king scandalous?  Oh yes and all approved whilst there is no government either.  AMATA sees IE land demand surge on foreign production […]

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Telecoms  ITEL, SKY, SIMAT, TRUE and LOXLEY were awarded NET USO Zone C project. ITEL received Group 8 South valued at Bt2.46bn. SKY received Group 6 Central 1 valued at Bt2.20bn. SIMAT received Group 4 Northeast 2 valued at Bt2.25bn. TRUE received Group 1 North 1 and Group 7 Central 2 total valued at Bt4.82bn. […]

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BDMS BDMS is working with Movenpick group to set up “Movenpick BDMS Wellness Resort”. The resort will open in 2019. (Kao Hoon, 6/9/18) Comment: Not the worst idea, combining both of the key positive trends for Thailand, tourism and healthcare BKD BKD is engaging in the real estate business in Myanmar after signing a three-year […]

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