Thai AirAsia (TAA) has announced mass layoffs, extended furloughs, and cut its fleet by 10% after struggling with the impact of the pandemic, despite the country’s reopening on Nov 1 Comment: And just after they said expected a full recovery BA will reduce fleets size to 35 aircrafts next year from current 38, return additional […]

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BGC anticipates solid turnaround from bottling unit on recovery consumptions post reopening November 1, tailwind from holiday season, mulls diversify to total packaging solutions to balance revenue mixed. EKH may report 670% jump in 3Q21 profit, boosted by windfall from field hospital and vaccination services for both private and public sectors, while reopening from November […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 562 mn JMART – The Founder is still buying up shares, another THB 100 mn. RAM – The MD and a Director want to join in the party of the upcoming stock split? SPALI – Family members continue to buy shares in their co. HEMP – The CEO buys shares (from?) […]

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CPALL opens the 1st store of 7-11 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Comment: Years in the marking and finally executed. EPG sets Bt300m capex for M&A, revamp food packaging unit & auto parts production, maintained 12-15% full year revenue growth target. GLOBAL estimated subsidiary in China, Guangxi Global House International Trade, to source products from China, […]

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BAFS signs JV OR to establish Global Aero Associates to expand jet fuel services in U-Ta-Pao airport EEC, target cod FY25. Comment: Just imagine the scenario in 5-10 years. Don Muang booming, Suvarnabhumi booming, and U-ta-pao benefiting from the EEC and growth of the Eastern Seaboard region. And then figure out what you would pay […]

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BGC anticipates 2H turnaround from higher bottle/flexible/paper packaging sales on improved consumption/holiday season, allots Bt176m budget to up flexible packaging capacity to 50m sq.m p.a. to tap in food & pharma segment. IVL to acquire Brazil’s Oxiteno from Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. for $1.3b, to be completed by 1Q 2022. Oxiteno is a leading integrated surfactants […]

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AKR will bid for govt infra procurement projects total Bt3b in 2H, aims to secure at least 10% of total bidding, sees demand for transformer remained strong from powerplants expansion, Bt300m backlog to realize this year. BBL’s accelerating NPA sales to tackle NPLs in 2H. Comment: BBL’s senior management doesn’t bother to get onto Zoom […]

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BA anticipates it will not return to profit until 2024, though it sees investment opportunities in maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services in the EEC for long term growth. Comment: MRO services are a great money maker at scale. The question is whether Thailand will be considered competitive when compared to Singapore and the Philippines. […]

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EA sets Bt6b capex for expansion, soon to COD lithium ion battery plant 1st phase and electric bus factory, while Amita, a subsidiary in Taiwan, in jv with ITRI research institution to develop solid-state battery. Comment: Good luck, keep up the ridiculous investments that will only pay off if the company gets a concession contract […]

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