AOT is expected to gain 6.5m passenger after adding 3 airports to management (Udon Thani, Krabi and Buri Ram), translated to 5-6% profit upside, Tabloid. Comment: Thailand’s airport system is actually rather fantastic. Go fly around Europe or the US, a shambles in comparison. BAFS sees clear sign of recovery this year, sets 3,000m liter […]

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AS’s 2 major holders sell 73.72m shares (15.7% of total outstanding) and up to 33.83m units of AS-W2 to SABUY, expects synergy from digital ecosystem, blockchain and e-payment service while SABUY can access new clients from AS’s 100m mobile gamers account. Comment: It’s very interesting watching SABUY work. I think this has been a great […]

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DOD reaffirmed 20% revenue growth target this year to Bt1,220m, on plans to exports >50 hemp supplements, sets Bt180m capex to expand warehouses and boost productivities. Comment: The quality of TH’s hemp supplements are rubbish due to the FDA requirements on the low THC levels. Barely has any medical use cases. GLOBAL forms venture with […]

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ADVANC sees 2H turnaround from larger revenue from roaming service on recovery demand for travel, sees positive momentum in upmarket & corporate solutions, maintaining 4-6% FY22 revenue growth target. Comment: No one (except for this one incredible lady who is reading this) comments on the fact that ARPU’s for 5g are rubbish. AS will launch […]

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AOT: Lufthansa & Qatar mull amp up flights to TH after CCSA scraps RT-PCR & Thailand Pass from May. Comment: Thailand has to get rid of this Thailand pass, the stupid testing protocols after arrival etc etc, but that’s just me screaming at the wall. BCH sees strong Covid services rev in 2Q from higher […]

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GLOBAL: reaffirms 15% FY22 sales growth target supported by shopping tax rebate stimulus in 1Q, positive SSSG yoy, contribution from Indonesia and Cambodia, mulls tap in Lao, Phil, Myanmar market. Comment: Consistently surprised by the growth in this industry throughout the region MTC: reported 3 tranches of CD total Bt 4b carrying interest rates of […]

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ADVANC: 4Q21 NP of Bt6,863m, -4.2% yoy, +7.7% qoq, topped Bt6,628m consensus, yoy drop was mainly due to a higher cost of service ex. IC of Bt21.7bn (+6% yoy, +1.1% qoq) from an amortization of 700MHz and 2.6GHz spectrum licenses acquired in 2021. Sets FY22 capex within Bt30-35b, target mid-single digit growth for services revenue, […]

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AAV predicts the aviation business will return to normal within 3 months on condition that more borders in the region reopen with no quarantine and RT-PCR test required. Comment: Define “normal” though yes I am of the viewpoint that we are going to see a strong rebound in travel IF/WHEN pcr tests/quarantines are taken out. […]

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AOT: Civil Aviation Authority (CAAT) reports 27 airlines scheduled to land in Thailand during November 1-5 Nov, 15,230 passenger arrival on the first 5 days where 10,062 passenger straight to Phuket Comment: The YoY %’s are going to be YUGE! AWC: to open 248 rooms Marriot Courtyard Phuket on November 9. Comment: But they’ll open […]

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AIE reaffirms solid turnaround 3Q from recovery biodiesel sales volume on easing travel restriction, expects positive momentum 4Q from demand for fuels on holiday season, improved vegetable oil sales vol on reopen of F&B, higher export volume of raw glycerine to India & China for food, pharma, cosmetic production. Comment: Am curious to see how […]

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