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WHAUP and PEA joint project on Smart Energy in Industrial Estates Increased opportunities for investment in gas-fired cogeneration and solar rooftop power plants Events—17 Feb 20

WHA Utilities & Power Public Company Limited (WHAUP) emphasizes its leadership in providing utilities and power services in industrial estates with its new partnership with the Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA). Together, the parties will study

FC Barcelona Chiliz Join Forces in a New Global Blockchain Alliance General—13 Feb 20

BARCELONA, Spain--13 Feb--PRNewswire/InfoQuest

FC Barcelona has signed a new global partnership agreement with world leading blockchain-based fan engagement platform for sports & entertainment Chiliz. The agreement, which is part of Barca's new digital and commercial strategy, will help the Club stay closer to its global fanbase through Barca Fan Tokens ($BAR), digital assets that allow supporters to take part in polls and surveys on Chiliz fan voting & rewards mobile app Socios.com.

Barca fans all over the world will be rewarded for every action taken on Socios.com, climbing up leaderboards and receiving reward points which can be exchanged for exclusive merchandise and unique once-in-a-lifetime experiences. $BAR Fan Token holders can also look forward to other features on Socios.com, including Chat, Fan Token trading, games and community challenges.

The agreement is the first blockchain partnership to be signed by the club, and is part of FC Barcelona's global expansion strategy. The new partnership boosts the Club's commitment to looking to new digital channels and formats for connecting and generating engagement with their global audi

FTREIT announces total revenue growth to 86.47 million Baht for 1QFY20 and announces distribution Events—13 Feb 20

- FTREIT announced 763.16 million Baht in total revenue and 482.50 million Baht in net investment revenue for the first quarter of fiscal year 2020 ended 31 December 2019 ("1QFY20"). - Portfolio occupancy rate was healthy at 85.1%, increased of 2% from

Sirtex Medical announces collaboration with MIM Software Inc. General—13 Feb 20

- Partnership advances innovation and increases precision of liver-directed oncology therapies for patients Sirtex Medical, a leading manufacturer of targeted liver cancer therapies, today announced a collaboration with MIM Software Inc., a leading

BOSCH To Be Carbon Neutral Worldwide in 2020 Events—12 Feb 20

As a leading global supplier of technology and services, Bosch creates technology that is "Invented for Life." Innovation has to be supported and developed while taking people, society, and the environment into account. In view of the increased

3,025 vehicles delivered in the Porsche Asia Pacific region in 2019 Automotive—07 Feb 20

Porsche Asia Pacific drives into 2020 on a strong note with 41% increase in annual deliveries - Porsche Asia Pacific concluded the year 2019 with a total sales of 3,025 vehicles, generating double-digit growth, making it one of the fastest growing

Bangkok Bank cuts MRR and MOR to help businesses lower costs and increase Stcoks—07 Feb 20

Bangkok Bank announced cuts of 0.25% in its MRR (Minimum Retail Rate) and 0.125% in its MOR (Minimum Overdraft Rate) of loan interest rates, effective 7 February 2020, to help businesses lower their financial costs, increase their competitiveness, and

BEAUTY announces 2020 business plan Events—05 Feb 20

BEAUTY announces 2020 business plan, leveling to be an International Beauty & Health Business and highlighting 3 strategies to increase profitability, expand to 15 countries, and grow market share in China. In the domestic market, the company aims at

FTREITs Capital Increase Exercise Received Overwhelming Response Events—04 Feb 20

Frasers Property Industrial REIT Management (Thailand) Company Limited or "FIRM", as the REIT manager of Frasers Property Thailand Industrial Freehold & Leasehold REIT or "FTREIT", announced the results of the offer of 220,000,000 trust units at

Fitch Ratings: Thai Life Insurers Face Challenges from Lower Returns Stcoks—30 Jan 20

Thai life insurers' capitalisation may face greater strain from investments in riskier assets as they have increased their holdings of higher yielding assets to counter a prolonged period of subdued investment returns, Fitch Ratings says. However, we

THAI Ground Equipment Services Department Increases Coronavirus Measure Events—30 Jan 20

The Ground Equipment Services Department of Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), with passenger hygiene as its top priority, increased measures on cleaning and providing staff preventive appliances to handle the outbreak of Novel

FTREIT AGM 2020 approves a general mandate for the issuance of debentures for future Events—29 Jan 20

- FTREIT reported total revenue for FY2019, from 1 October 2018 to 30 September 2019, of 2,807.1 million Baht, a 30.9% increase y-o-y, bringing distribution payment for FY2019 to 0.6680 Baht per unit, a 4.7% increase y-o-y. Portfolio occupancy rate was

U-Tapao Airport and AIS develop cooperation to next level of Smart Airport Terminal Join to study Lifestyle—28 Jan 20

U-Tapao Airport and AIS Join to make a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation to expand the development of Smart Airport Terminal to next level by studying and testing with 5G technology and AI robots to increase the service of U-Tapao Rayong-Pattaya

FETCO Operation Plan for 2020 promotes expansion of capital market investor base, a source for Events—27 Jan 20

Paiboon Nalinthrangkurn, Chairman of the Federation of Thai Capital Market Organizations (FETCO), announced the 2020 Operation Plan outlining proposals to further develop the Thai capital market through the expansion of the investor base, increased

The drought season will not be dry as Tops and Family Mart offer Discount for the Nation to stand Lifestyle—24 Jan 20

The drought situation is expected to be more severe than before, and many are concerned that water products will increase in price. Central Food Retail Group, the operator of Central Food Hall, Tops, Family Mart and Matsumoto Kiyoshi, leading food stores

Next-Generation Miniaturized Rubidium Atomic Clock Improves Performance and adds Features without IT—23 Jan 20

- Microchip releases MAC-SA5X, enhancing its Miniature Atomic Clock (MAC) technology to deliver wider temperature range and rapid warm-up time As reliance on precise frequency and timing increases due to the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)

CIMB THAIs net profit for 2019 surges 216-fold from 2018 to THB 1,501.6 Stcoks—22 Jan 20

- Provisions decreased by 48.7% YoY resulting from remedial actions to improve the assets quality. - Operating income increased by THB 472.5 million to THB 14.2 billion YoY. - Higher net interest income of THB 160.6 million YoY. - Net fee and service

Gartner Says Global IT Spending to Reach $3.9 Trillion in 2020 Businesses Revisit IT Spending as IT—21 Jan 20

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.9 trillion in 2020, an increase of 3.4% from 2019, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. Global IT spending is expected to cross into $4 trillion territory next year. "Although political

The drought season will not be dry as Tops and Family Mart offer Discount for the Nation to stand Events—20 Jan 20

The drought situation is expected to be more severe than before, and many are concerned that water products will increase in price. Central Food Retail Group, the operator of Central Food Hall, Tops, Family Mart and Matsumoto Kiyoshi, leading food stores

Call for Application for 2020 Tsinghua Amgen Scholars Program General—16 Jan 20

The Amgen Scholars Program (ASP) is an international program funded by the Amgen Foundation with the direction of Harvard University, aiming to increase research opportunities for students committed to pursuing careers in the field of biomedical science.

QNB Group: Financial Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2019 Stcoks—15 Jan 20

QNB, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced its results for the year ended 31 December 2019. Net Profit for the year ended 31 December 2019 reached QAR14.4 billion (USD3.9 billion), an increase of 4%

Board of Investment Unveils Thailand 2019 Investment Applications Worth USD25bn, Higher than Events—14 Jan 20

The total value of investment applications received by the Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) for the full year 2019 reached 756.1 billion baht (about USD25 billion), above the 750 billion baht target, while the number of projects submitted increased 7%

Four Million Merchants Outside Mainland China Accept UnionPay Mobile Stcoks—02 Jan 20

UnionPay International (UPI) announced today that there are 28.5 million merchants outside mainland China accepting UnionPay cards. Among these merchants, four million support UnionPay mobile payment services too, an increase of about one million

Despite rising trade barriers business leaders plan to increase investment in Asia Stcoks—30 Dec 19

- A third of business leaders surveyed by PwC (37%) say advanced automation and AI are top strategic priorities in the next two years - Over 80% 0f business leaders in the region increasing spend on upskilling - Asia Pacific business leaders call for

FTREIT Announces Second Capital Increase Worth 3 Billion Baht in January Events—27 Dec 19

- Frasers Property Industrial REIT Management (Thailand) Company Limited ("FIRM") annouced the offering of additional trust units for the second capital increase of Frasers Property Thailand Industrial Freehold & Leasehold REIT ("FTREIT") by mean of

Photo Release: Umay+ celebrated a new Branch Opening at The Mall Ngamwongwan Events—27 Dec 19

Mr. Hitoshi Yokohama, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and executives of EASY BUY PLC., a financial service provider of Umay+ card presided over the opening ceremony of a new Umay+ branch. This new Umay+ branch opened to increase service channel,

General Government Fiscal Balance Report (GFS Basis) : The Fiscal Year Stcoks—26 Dec 19

In the fiscal year 2019 (October 2018 – September 2019), general government revenue was 3,522,825 million Baht, which was 71,169 million Baht (2.1 percent) higher from the previous year. The increase was mainly due to the increases in the revenue

Johnson Controls appoints new leadership team in Southeast Asia to capture growing demand for smart Properties—02 Dec 19

Johnson Controls, a global leader in building technologies and solutions, is growing its presence in Southeast Asia with appointments of senior leadership to increase the company's foothold in the region's smart buildings market. "Southeast Asia region

IMPACT Speed Park celebrates 3 years of success, revealing over 75 million baht in revenue with Automotive—11 Dec 19

"IMPACT Speed Park", a world class go kart facility managed by IMPACT Exhibition Management Company Limited, has generated a revenue of over 75 million baht over the past three years of operations and saw an increase of 20% in tourist visitors compared

Volvo Trucks Presents Heavy-duty Electric Concept Trucks for Construction Operations and Regional General—11 Dec 19

How can the environmental and climate impact of heavy goods traffic be reduced while the demand for transport continues to increase? Volvo Trucks, having recently started sales of electric trucks for urban transport, believes that electrification can