The Thai cabinet approved a “Special Tourist Visa” (STV) scheme this week in principle. Details are: 14 day quarantine at a certified alternative state quarantine (ASQ) hotel or villa. A minimum 90 days length of stay, 2 extensions of 90-days are possible. Fit to fly medical certificate. Proof of medical insurance covering at least USD […]

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AP reports Bt1b presales from newly launched 6 SDH projects on 1st 2 days, 8M20 SDH sales topped Bt18.4b account for 82% of horizontal sales target, maintaining launch plans 16 SDH projects total Bt17.5b for remaining 4 months, Bt12b out of Bt49.33b outstanding backlog to realize this year. AWC seeks M&A existing hotels to scoop […]

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AWC inked deal with Marriott International to expand 4 hotels total 1,638 rooms including Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Autograph Collection, JW Marriott Marquis. Comment: And watch them continue to sell assets from the private co to the public co. BGRIM’s expected to wrap up 2,700MW LNG to Power deal in Vietnam by early next year following earlier […]

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AOT mulls closing some of THAI’s international check-in counter and facilities in accordance with lower number of passenger aiming to curb costs. Comment: Well that took them long enough…with the public announcement re the decline in travelers and no recovery til 2022 in their minds…will they allow King Power to renegotiate? Conspiracy theorists says yes. […]

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AP to transfer 11 JV condo projects under LIFE Asoke-Rama-9 in August, after 95% sold. Comment: This will be interesting to watch. AWC: GIC cuts holding by 0.187% to 4.8684% of total outstanding on Monday (June 8), SEC filing. EGCO sees no impact on power gen from C19, 640mw offshore windfarm in Taiwan (25% holding) […]

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For Thailand here are the key changes: MSCI THAILAND INDEX Additions ASSET WORLD CORP (AWC) BANGKOK COMM ASSET MGT (BAM) KRUNGTHAI CARD (KTC) Deletions BANPU MSCI Small Cap Additions: BANPU Deletions: ANAN, BEAUTY, BEC, ERW, GGC, ITD, LPN, PLAT, PSL, GLOBAL, SVI, TTA, U, UNIQ, UV, WORK Sources: https://app2.msci.com/eqb/gimi/stdindex/MSCI_May20_STPublicList.pdf https://app2.msci.com/eqb/gimi/smallcap/MSCI_May20_SCPublicList.pdf

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ASEFA: announcement of share buyback up to 35m shares or 6.36% of paid-up under Bt 120m budget from May 21 until November 20,20. Comment: Another sharebuyback!  AWC, TOA, KTC may be added in to MSCI Standard Index upcoming announcement on May 12, tabloid. FLOYD: signed 2 construction contracts for HMPRO & BJC total Bt 163.17m. […]

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AWC, KTC, TOA are expected to be added to MSCI Global Standard to be announced May 12, tabloid. BA to resume domestic flights on May 15, starting with 2 flights to and from Samui daily. Comment: The samui monopoly (okok market leader) begins. BTS will increase trains frequency to avoid overcrowded on lockdown easing starts […]

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AP keeps Bt40.55b transfer target this year, +25%, and pre-sales at Bt33.5b, but will adjust business plan and forecast in April. Comment: That’s a ballsy target, I wonder what the sacrifice in margins will be AWC shuts down 5 hotels in BKK, Marriot, Le meridian, Okura & Hilton, from March 26 – April 15. Comment: […]

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AOT to announce winner for Bt13b SIA’s 3rd runway projects and satellite terminal on March 9. AWC target 15% CAGR over next 5 years, sets 5 year capex at Bt30b to expand hospitality and commercial projects. BANPU sees profitable this year from -Bt553m loss in 2019, expecting turnaround in coal, utility and gas business. Comment: […]

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