BPP cod 543mw Nakoso Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle powerplants in JPN (33.5% holding) COTTO mulls expand distribution center upcountry to lower costs and expand market share on ceramic tiles & building material products, will add grout & tile adhesive to line up, expects higher sales yoy after revamp online channel (Cotto Life), sees upside from […]

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Asia Cab in JV with 4 partners, including EA and SCG chemical, to develop 1st Thai EV cab prototype, while EA said its EV plant in on track to COD in 2-3 months. Comment:  EA are going to be the GULF of this industry. You’ve been witnessing the growth of crony capitalism in Thailand over […]

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AAV said the latest outbreak the worst crisis for aviation in Thailand as airlines face more pressure than during the lockdown last year. Comment: Nothing was worse than the March-May period where everything was shut down. But the government is trying their best to make things just as difficult at the moment. EPG upbeats 1Q […]

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CP Pharmaceutical Group invests Bt15b to acquire a 15% stake in Sinovac Biotech to produce CoronaVac vaccine. Comment: So….CP bought a stake in this, probably been under nego’s for a few months, and during the nego period Thailand had a spike in Covid cases. And now Thailand is receiving the SinoVac vaccine. Someone tell me […]

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IND: engineering consultancy firm, turnkey service for infra, power plant, commercial, industrial and residential development, Index International Group, debut today, 90m shares at Bt1.1 apiece. Comment: Lets see if this name still pops. INSET wins mobile phone station upgraded, green field and repeater installation for TRUE total Bt250m. SGF anticipates meaningful turnaround 4Q from improved […]

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ADVANC wins court battle against NBTC, who tried to force ADVANC to pay Bt7.2b remedy packages to 900MHz subscribers. Comment: So the NBTC just wasted our taxpaying money, no surprise. ITEL: signs a data service contract with KTB worth Bt 165m, lifts backlog to Bt 4.53b, target 20% CAGR over next 3 years. Comment: Anyone […]

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Bank & Finco expected to purge bad debts >Bt170k from total Bt500b NPLs in the system, Tabloid. Comment: Debt jubilee? The conspiracy theorists will have a field day with this. BKI stops selling Covid-19 insurance as entire budget coverage fully subscribed. Comment: Members of my team bought some, why? They called it a lottery, spend […]

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ADVANC’s granted 5G certified operator from GSMA, the 1st and sole operator in Thailand. BANPU sets $600m 5-year capex for gas and renewable energy. Comment: I question this investment strategy….maybe because I just want to find a pure coal player… BGC sees strong bottles order yesterday as demand for exports to US & India grow […]

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BAY expects 1Q loan growth shrink more than 10% yoy, sees sharp declines in new home sales, roll-out refinance package to draw mortgage clients. Comment: 1Q20 is a recession quarter, 2Q20 is still up in the air, 2H20 is, I suspect, a recovery period, and 1Q21 everyone will look amazing compared to the year before […]

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ADVANC, DTAC, TRUE, TOT, CAT are expected to submit bidding for 5G licenses today, qualified bidders will be announced on February 11 and auction begins February 16 Comment: WHERE’S JAS? IHL wins contract to supply leather to US footwear, KEEN, production starts 2Q, expects to wrap up additional 4 contract this year. IVL cod 440ktpa […]

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