AGE reaffirms big jump 4Q20 from strong coal exports to China, logged FY20 sales volume above 3.5mt target, 1m tons backlog to realize till eo-2Q21, mulls to add vessels and trucks to boost transport revenue, seeks to expand power business. Comment: I used to refer to them as baby banpu pre-2010. But they are traders […]

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ASIAN assures hygiene of 2 food plants in Samut Sakhon seaside province, control measures and tracing record applies to every person, banning entry of anyone, until Jan 4, 2021, with exposure to shrimp market since December 1. Comment: Sure, lets see what happens to the pricing of the food when supply declines as a result […]

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BCH: mulls petition for additional 10k SSO patients quota, roll out One Day Surgery (ODS) service to boost traffic and margins, will cod 2 new hospitals January 1,21 (Vientiane in Laos and Prachinburi), sees less capex next year, eyes 10-15% revenue growth target. DELTA, BAM and COM7 are expected to be added to SET50 for […]

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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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ACE wraps up deal to buy 3 biomass powerplants with 26.9MW capacity from UWC worth, helping contributed Bt800-900m p.a. Comment: I still look at ACE questionably given the fact that the founder is a police general and likely won the contracts through “relationships” but having followed their calls, they are running a professional shop.  AOT […]

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ANAN target Bt8b transfer in 2H from completion of 5 condos projects total Bt21b, 7 ready to move in projects 90% booked account for Bt20b. Comment: The question for prop co’s have been 1) GPM impact 2) Shift to low rise vs high rise and how they’ll manage this. BCPG & TEAMG win district cooling […]

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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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CENTEL omitted dividend for FY19 operation after previously declared Bt0.55 dps, preserve cash for hotel operation. Comment: You’ll see a lot of dividend cuts….. EPG sees FY20 (ending March 20) on par with previous year, helped by solid 4Q from lower raw mat price and weak THB. Comment: Again love 1/2 the business, hate the […]

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AOT said remedy packages offering to airlines will dent its revenue this year by 17%, in talks to reduce state prop charges and cutting other costs. Comment: Plus take into account the packages given to renters. Their earnings are gone for the year.  CBG will add more functional drink on shelf after sales of Woody […]

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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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