AOT: Vietjet annced resumption of SIA – Danang route, 3 flights/week from Mar 27. Comment: VN was far stricter than Thailand in their restrictions, but I wouldn’t be surprised to see them open up far faster. Hell, even Malaysia is opening up faster than Thailand with less onerous requirements BEM: Office of Transport and Traffic […]

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CPW upbeats 1Q earnings from mobile & gadgets sales supported by shopping tax rebate stimulus, U-Store branches thru universities, online sales & additional sales network from 56 outlets of IBIZ Plus. GULF & INTUCH signed agreement with Singtel to jointly develop & operate data center in TH. Comment: Perhaps a reframe is needed for Gulf, […]

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LH reported acquisitions of the SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Anaheim CA, US, a 120 rooms on 2.07 acres land from DKN Hotels for US$ 31m (Bt 1.056b), the property is just 2 blocks away from Disney Land. Comment: On price/key basis that’s ridiculously good. MC seeks to expand MC outlet in PTT retail stations […]

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AAV to start accepting digital currency for payment from next year, sees 100% recovery in domestic travels in 2Q22. Comment: I can just picture royal nationalists saying that is anti-monarchy… now, I am curious to see how far these systems will go. Though for now expect for all the Thai companies accepting “digital currencies” to […]

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AOT said international airlines have regained more than 70% of the slots at Suvarnabumi airports, in anticipation of November 1 reopening, seeing sharp spike in travels in initial stage. ASAP sets Bt2,000m capex to acquire new cars, seeing higher demand for rental vehicles as the country prepares for reopening from November 1. Comment: I expect […]

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CKP to increase capacity to 5,000MW by end of 2025 from 2,100 now, thru new investments and M&A in hydro power projects and other renewable energy, plans Bt2b CD in Oct to re-finery, sets Bt6b capex to develop Luang pra bang hydro power plants & solar projects in Laos. HFT reaffirms big jump 2H supported […]

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AAV to suspend all domestic flights from July 12-31, while BA cancelled 5 domestic routes from July 13-31. Comment: Well that’s amusing….government has done a great job at killing demand (and local businesses) AOT extends 50% cut in landing and parking for airlines until September. BJC upbeats 2H earnings from health care division from strong […]

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ADVANC teams up 6 hospitals to provide telemedicine services, AIS Well-Being, thru digital platform, aims to fill demand from long distance patients, offering real time consultations & monitoring without need for in-person visit. Comment: AIS is achieving what DTAC said they would do 5-7 years ago. BLA launches saving insurance plan, offering min returns, principal […]

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IVL: expects big jump this year from recovery demand for PET on improving consumption, strong demand for technical fibers for PPE, med supplies and auto parts, stock gains boost earnings. Comment: Where’s the next M&A for this cookie munsterrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr?! ORI: reaffirms solid turnaround 1Q from completion of 2 condos and transfer of ready to move […]

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ASAP sees earnings bottom out 1Q, expects strong car rent in 2Q from demand for distance travel on long holidays & domestic tourism stimulus, seeks to expand corporate car rental to balance revenue mix, target 3k used cars sales this year from 1k units in FY20, will add 5 outlets of ASAP select from current […]

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