Tuesday December 11, 2018 12:00

STATES Press Releases

SIRI VENTURES announces investments in 2 startups and US fund in Q4/18, Ready to launch SIRI VENTURES Private PropTech Sandbox To further develop innovation for Sansiris customers in 2019 Events—03 Dec 18

Siri Ventures reveals it has invested over 300 million baht in 2018 including its latest investments in Fifthwall, a giant venture capital fund from the United States, and two startups – Techmetics and Neuron – in last quarter of this year.

KTC-Lazada allow members to redeem for discount codes through the KTC Mobile app, Bt. 200 using 1,000 points exclusively for 12 days. Stcoks—29 Nov 18

Mr. Nattasit Soontranu, Vice President - Credit Card Business, "KTC" or Krungthai Card Public Company Limited,states, "KTC collaborates with Lazada Thailand, in providing KTC credit card members worthwhileness. Members redeem 1,000 KTC FOREVER points for

Fitch Affirms Five Thai State Policy Banks Stcoks—27 Nov 18

The affirmations reflect Fitch's view that the banks would benefit from a high probability of state support if needed. EXIM's Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) and senior debt rating are at the same level as that of the sovereign (BBB+/Stable/F2). The

Asia#s Largest Dairy Producer Yili Announces World#s First Annual Report on Biodiversity General—23 Nov 18

The 14th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on Biodiversity is being held in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt during November 14-29, 2018. Representatives from over 190 contracting states of the Convention on Biodiversity are participating

James H. Billington Dies At Distinguished Scholar And Author Served As Thirteenth U.S. Librarian General—22 Nov 18

James Hadley Billington—the United States Librarian of Congress Emeritus, one of the world's foremost Russian historians, and a leading American academic and author who taught at Harvard and Princeton before serving 42 years as CEO of four federal

กูรูนานาชาติร่วมเผยอนาคตอสังหาฯ ไทย-เอเชียยังรุ่ง ในงาน เอเชีย เรียล เอสเตท ซัมมิท บ้าน/คอนโด—22 Nov 18

ผู้นำธุรกิจและผู้เชี่ยวชาญด้านอสังหาริมทรัพย์ระดับนานาชาติ ร่วมเจาะอนาคตอสังหาฯ เอเชียและไทย ชี้ตลาดอสังหาริมทรัพย์ทั่วภูมิภาคเอเชียยังรุ่ง ประเทศเวียดนามเติบโตสูงสุดในเอเชีย ขณะที่ตลาดไทยโตต่อเนื่องไตรมาสละ 1%

Singha Estates 1st REIT to acquire leasehold rights in Suntowers office complex at bangkoks future Properties—19 Nov 18

Thailand's leading property developer Singha Estate Group is planning to launch SPRIME as a REIT with an initial investment in a 30-year leasehold Rights in Suntowers office complex, located at Bangkok's future transport hub. MR. NARIS CHEYKLIN, CHIEF

GW Electric Installs first Premolded Dry Type Outdoor Terminations in Asia-Pacific Region and Energy—15 Nov 18

G&W Electric recently installed the first 138kV Python(R) single-piece, premolded dry type outdoor terminations in Malaysia, Philippines and Ansonia, CT. To meet the growing demand for regional grid efficiency and modernization, the 138kV Python

Grunenthal Acquires Averitas Pharma and Establishes Commercial Footprint in the Heathcare—14 Nov 18

Grunenthal announced today that it has acquired the US-based pharmaceutical company Averitas Pharma, thereby extending its commercial footprint to the United States. Averitas Pharma will be commercialising the pain patch Qutenza(R) (8 % capsaicin) for

UN Committee Against Torture to review Maldives and Viet Nam General—09 Nov 18

The UN Committee Against Torture will meet in Geneva from 12 November to 7 December, 2018 to review six States, including Maldives and Viet Nam. The six States are among the 165 States parties to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or

Digitalising property sector takes centre stage at PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit Properties—09 Nov 18

Two-day conference on property and construction technology draws global real estate experts to Bangkok - Topics include the future of proptech, big data, Internet of Things, and VR marketing - First PropertyGuru Tech Innovation Award winner presented to

UL conducts UL Safety IndexTM Summit to help identify and improve Thailands safety General—08 Nov 18

Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a United States-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to progressing public safety, security and wellbeing through scientific knowledge organized a summit on "UL Safety IndexTM" to discuss and reflect upon the

JUST Water Wins Global Best Packaging Solution Award With Tetra Pak Carton General—01 Nov 18

JUST Water, the innovative global water brand from the United States, has received the 'Best Packaging Solution' award at the 2018 Global Bottled Water Congress with its unique Tetra Top(R) carton bottle. (Logo:

Thailand#s Sufficiency Economy Philosophy: Reflections from the trainees Events—31 Oct 18

Ministry of Foreign Affairs states that Thailand is an active player in promoting South-South cooperation for development. Since 1992, Thailand has started providing technical assistance to foreign countries and expanded to include trilateral cooperation

Photo Release: Korean Business Delegation Visits WHA Industrial Estates in EECs Special Promoted General—25 Oct 18

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of Thai-Korean relations, the Seoul office of the Thailand Board of Investment and ASEAN – KOREA CENTER (AKC) led a delegation of Korean businessmen and investors on a visit to the Eastern Economic Corridor.

MTV Studios and Facebook Watch Join Forces to Reimagine MTV#s The Real World around the World with Entertainment—17 Oct 18

Groundbreaking Series from Creators Bunim/Murray Productions Coming Exclusively to Facebook Watch Pre-Production Underway for Local Versions in Mexico, Thailand and the United States Premiering Spring 2019 MTV Studios, a unit of Viacom's (NASDAQ: VIAB,

Hipflat uses blockchain technology to eliminate expired and inaccurate online real estate listings Properties—12 Oct 18

Hipflat, an online real estate search portal used by millions of home buyers and renters in Thailand, today announced the launch of verified property listings, powered by blockchain technology. The web has become the default "go-to" channel for home

Photo Release: EXIM Thailand Welcomes Industrial Extension Bureau in Gujarat, Stcoks—10 Oct 18

Mr. Pisit Serewiwattana (fifth left), President of Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand), recently welcomed Mr. Rajkumar Beniwal (fourth left), Managing Director of Industrial Extension Bureau, Gujarat State's investment promotion organization,

Photo Release: Beijing Investors Business Mission: Tour of WHA Industrial Estates as Special General—02 Oct 18

WHA Group welcomed a group of Chinese investors and representatives from the Thailand Board of Investment (Beijing Office), who recently came to the EEC to explore business opportunities in Thailand. The group was received by Ms. Ladda Rojanavilaivudh

New Era for Grand Seiko Opens with Establishment of Grand Seiko Corporation of General—02 Oct 18

Seiko Watch Corporation is pleased to announce the establishment of a new company that will market the Grand Seiko brand in the United States of America. Grand Seiko Corporation of America was incorporated under the law of New York State and is a wholly

KTC jointly with POLPA invite health fanatics to order clean food online with worthwhile Bt. 420 Stcoks—02 Oct 18

Mr. Nattasit Soontranu, Vice President - Credit Card Business, "KTC" or Krungthai Card Public Company Limited, states, "Taking care of one's health, both internally and externally, is becoming a growing trend within Thailand and on a global scale. In

Noble Development partners with Fulcrum Global to target overseas market, offers premium Properties—28 Sep 18

Noble Development announced today a strategic initiative to grow its business in the international property market via a strategic partnership with Fulcrum Global, a market leader in the international real estate space. Kitti Thanakitamnuay, Chairman of

KTC packs a punch with worldwide online shopping opportunities with cash backs and up to X12 Stcoks—18 Sep 18

Mr. Nattasit Soontranu, Vice President - Credit Card Business, "KTC" or Krungthai Card Public Company Limited,states, "In the first half of the year, KTC achieved a decent level of online purchases made using KTC credit cards—a level that is also

The 1st Number One Group Charity Pool Event All proceeds raised will be donated to the Bandekreron General—14 Sep 18

Number One Group Company is the largest company in Bangna area. Retail & wholesale and service businesses including real estate such as Blue Lagoons, Lake View Park, Number One Town Home, H2O, iField Bangna, THE ONE bangna, Talad Number One Ram 2,

Myanmar: UN report details silencing by law of independent journalism General—11 Sep 18

A host of ill-defined laws has been used in Myanmar to exert control over independent journalism across the country, including in Kachin, Shan and Rakhine states, a UN human rights report on freedom of expression in the country has found. The report

Singha Estates Latest Phenomenon: Santiburi The Residences Properties—05 Sep 18

Singha Estate Public Company Limited announced its official launch of Santiburi The Residences, the ultra-luxury detached-housing project, with a total worth of over six billion baht. The project, surrounded by the lush of nature and spanning over 45-rai

Photo Release: WHA Group Welcomes Chinese Delegation to WHA Industrial Estates as Special Promoted General—04 Sep 18

WHA Group recently welcomed a group of Chinese investors who came to Thailand to study investment opportunities in the government's Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) and to attend the Thailand-China Forum 2018: Strategic Partnership through the Belt and

US-Based Public Performance Rights Organization Pro Music Rights Reaches a 7.4% Market Share Making General—16 Aug 18

Pro Music Rights -- the fifth Public Performance Rights Society In U.S. -- now controls a market share of 7.4%. Pro Music Rights is the fifth-ever formed Public Performance Rights Society in the United States, one that controls a market share of 7.4%

US FDA concludes review of Sugar from the first GM sugarcane variety from Centro de Tecnologia General—10 Aug 18

The United States Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) concluded recently that raw and refined sugar produced from Brazil's first genetically-modified sugarcane variety, called CTC20BT, is safe. The US FDA focused its safety assessment on sugar

States must act now to protect indigenous peoples during migration General—07 Aug 18

States around the world must take effective action to guarantee the human rights of indigenous peoples, says a group of UN experts*. In a joint statement marking International day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, the experts say it is crucial that the