BAM opens debt clinic office in Phuket, aims to fill demand for restructuring, property auction and selling. DELTA sets Bt300m budgets to expand EV charging stations coverage from current 50 locations, target 90-100 stations by end of year. Comment: Well the news flow is becoming stronger on the EV story here in Thailand…still have my […]

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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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BANPU to buy additional 50% in Springvale mine and Angus place in AU, transaction incurred no cash payment, will accept Bt864m liabilities for the purchase. BANPU raised stake in Australian mine from 50% to 100%, for Bt864m. Comment: Acquiring assets in the US and Australia. Tabloid reports BBL may book as much as Bt4b gain […]

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AWC’s joined forces with Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG) on further development of Asiatique, mixed-use skyscraper pj, comprises of 2 5&6 stars hotels under Marriot Chain, commercial and residence pj under 36 acres complex, the largest on Chaophara riverbank. Comment: It won’t have a difference. Branded residences…perhaps in some locations throughout the world. […]

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AOT’s current duty free operator, King Power, awarded a 11-years DMK airport duty free management concession from FY22-FY33. Comment: Well that was quick BBL to compete with Sumitimi Mitsui Financial for StanChart Indon. Comment: No more growth nor NIM expansion left in Thailand, Indonesia does look like a far better bet for the next 10-20 […]

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AOT to sell bidding envelop for Suvarnabhumi and Donmuang duty free pick up counters during Nov 28 – Dec 13, expecting to receive 3% of sales. Comment: More and more $ coming into AOT BCP expects 130K/bbl/day next year, sets Bt800m capex for 60 new gas station from current 1,200, including 2 in Myanmar, Bt8b […]

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AKR JV partner to invest 20mw solar projects in Vietnam, seeks to expand solar panel & transformer sales abroad, will bid 2 projects from authority worth Bt4.5b expects to win at least 10-15% of total. AP to start transferring Bt7.9b “LIFE One Wireless” this month, after 100% sold out. Comment: It will be interesting if […]

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ASAP launches app, ASAP Limousine, Chauffeur & Limousine services to expand corporate client base, open booking from September 30. Comment: I do like what they are trying to do here. But the impact of these new services is small relative to their core business EGCO reports cod 455mw coal-fired Philippines powerplants in 4Q, lifts total […]

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Electricity Generating Authority (EGAT) to open bid for 45mw floating solar projects at Sirindhorn dam on August 20, SCC, GPSC, SPCG, GUNKUL, WHAUP, EPCO expected to join. New sugary drink taxes structure starts from October 1, drinks containing 6-8g of sugar/ 100ml will be charged Bt 0.3, 10-14g/Bt 1/ltr, 14-18g/Bt 3/ltr, >18g/Bt5/liter. Comment: Which companies […]

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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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