Sunday January 21, 2018 06:20

THE NATION Press Releases

Visa CEO: We won#t process transactions in bitcoin, because it#s not a payment Stcoks—19 Jan 18

Bitcoin, is not really money and Visa won't touch it, the credit card giant's CEO told CNBC. "I don't view it as payment system player," Alfred Kelly said in an interview recorded on Tuesday at the National Retail Federation conference in New York

Photo Release: SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, BANGKOK PARTICIPATES IN THE NATIONAL CHILDRENS DAY AT LERDSIN General—18 Jan 18

The management and colleagues of Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok led by Mr. Jan Kaiser, Hotel Manager, hosted lunch and entertained 150 child patients at Lerdsin Hospital, as well as providing gifts to them, on the occasion of the National Children's Day on

Photo Release: SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, BANGKOK CELEBRATES THE NATIONAL CHILDRENS DAY AT WAT SUANPLU General—16 Jan 18

On occasion of the National Children's Day, the management and colleagues of Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok led by Mr. Jan Kaiser, Hotel Manager, hosted lunch and entertained 200 students at Wat Suanplu School, located in Bangrak community, as well as

Photo Release: Prudential Assurance held Prudential Bangkok Marathon Expo General—12 Jan 18

Prudential Life Assurance (Thailand) Public Company Limited joined forces with the National Jogging Association of Thailand to transform Bangkok into a perfect community for health lovers all over the world in "Prudential Bangkok Marathon Expo 2017".

Prudential Bangkok Marathon Expo 2017, a perfect community for health lovers by Prudential General—12 Jan 18

Celebrate Prudential Bangkok Marathon Expo 2017 with the great success! This impressive expo was held by Prudential Life Assurance (Thailand) PCL and The National Jogging Association of Thailand at Airport Rail Link Building, Makkasan with a lot of

Children#s Day Promotion at Dusit Thani Pattaya General—10 Jan 18

Pattaya, Thailand - Dusit Thani Pattaya invites mums and dads to take your children to celebrate the National Children's Day on Saturday, 13 January 2018 at The Bay Grill & Buffet where 'Kids Eat Free' when accompanied by their parent (maximum 2

Photo Release: The National Day of the United Arab Emirates At Dusit Thai General—13 Dec 17

H.E. Mr. Saif Abdulla Mohammed Khalfan Alshamisi, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Thailand hosted a cocktail reception to celebrate the 46th Anniversary of The National Day of the United Arab Emirates held at Napalai Ballroom of Dusit Thani

SL Mining Ltd#s Mining Licence Agreement unanimously ratified by Sierra Leone Stcoks—13 Dec 17

On December 6th 2017, the Minister of Mines, on behalf of the National Minerals Agency tabled SL Mining Ltd's Mining Licence Agreement ("MLA") for ratification by the National Parliament of Sierra Leone. The MLA was unanimously approved by

The Bifaciality of LONGi Solar#s Bifacial PERC Cell Brakes World Record Energy—08 Dec 17

The National Center of Supervision and Inspection on Solar Photovoltaic Products Quality (CPVT) issued an independent test report showing that LONGi Solar's bifacial PERC monocrystalline cells achieved a world record bifaciality of 82.15%. LONGi Solar

Fitch Upgrades National Rating of Capital Nomura to #AA(tha)#; Outlook Stcoks—07 Dec 17

Fitch Ratings has upgraded the National Long-Term Rating of Capital Nomura Securities Public Company Limited (CNS) to 'AA(tha)' from 'AA-(tha)'. The Rating Outlook is Stable. A full list of rating actions is at the end of this commentary. The upgrade

Leading National Agriculture Groups Announce United Front in Support of Thailand Improved Plant General—07 Dec 17

Following a November 23rd stakeholder session to discuss proposed improvements to Thailand's Plant Variety Protection Act, some of the most prominent names in the nation's agricultural sector have today decided to join forces in their support for next

500,000 New Biometric Driver#s Licenses per Month IT—06 Dec 17

Exactly 3 months ago, Philippines' Land Transport Office LTO started issuing its first new biometric driver's licenses in Metro Manila. Now that the nationwide launch of the system has been successfully completed, LTO issues 500,000 licenses per month.

Photo Release: HRH Princess Soamsawali Presides over Event Honouring Nations Mothers At Centara General—06 Dec 17

Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsawali presided over the opening of the awards ceremony "The Combining Mothers' Hearts for Her Majesty the Queen" to honour the nation's outstanding mothers, organized by the National Council of Outstanding Mothers under

Photo Release: Seagate Thailand management receives the plague of appreciation from National General—01 Dec 17

Mr. Norachet Sae-tang, Teparuk Plant Manager, Seagate Technology (Thailand) Limited (left) receives the plague of appreciation from Asst. Prof. Dr. Rawin Rawiwong, Director of the National Science Museum (NSM) (right). This trophy of appreciation

นิทรรศการเฉลิมพระเกียรติ ทั่วไป—30 Nov 17

ศูนย์การค้าจังซีลอน ป่าตอง ภูเก็ต เตรียมจัดงานอย่างยิ่งใหญ่ภายใต้ชื่อ "น้ำพระราชหฤทัย สถิตในดวงใจ ไทยทั้งชาติ" (Soul of the Nation) นิทรรศการเฉลิม พระเกียรติ พระบาทสมเด็จพระปรมินทรมหาภูมิพลอดุลยเดช บรมนาถบพิตรขึ้น

Fitch Affirms ESSO (Thailand)#s Bills of Exchange at #F1(tha)# Stcoks—30 Nov 17

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) has affirmed the National Short-Term Rating on ESSO (Thailand) Public Company Limited's (Esso) bills of exchange revolving programme of up to THB12 billion at 'F1(tha)'. The maturity of each series of bills is no more than 270

งานประชุมระดับนานาชาติ Belt and Road Initiative : Network Opportunities with ทั่วไป—22 Nov 17

พบโอกาสการค้าการลงทุนกับโครงการเส้นทางสายไหม ศตวรรษที่ 21 ของจีน The Nation, China Daily และ Yunnan Daily ร่วมกับ กระทรวงคมนาคม ขอเชิญร่วมงานประชุมระดับนานาชาติ Belt and Road Initiative : Network Opportunities with CLMVT วันศุกร์ที่ 24 พฤศจิกายน นี้ เวลา

Fitch Affirms CP ALL#s Ratings at #A(tha)# with Stable Outlook Stcoks—21 Nov 17

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) Limited has affirmed retailer CP ALL Public Company Limited's (CP ALL) National Long-Term Rating at 'A(tha)' with a Stable Outlook. Fitch has also affirmed the National Long-Term Rating of its secured bonds at 'A(tha)', the

Fitch Affirms Five Thai State Policy Banks Stcoks—20 Nov 17

All the affirmed ratings reflect Fitch's view of a high probability of the state extending extraordinary support to these banks in times of need. EXIM's Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) are the same as those of the sovereign (BBB+/Stable/F2). The National

งานประชุมระดับนานาชาติ Belt and Road Initiative : Network Opportunities with ทั่วไป—15 Nov 17

The Nation, China Daily และ Yunnan Daily ร่วมกับ กระทรวงคมนาคม ขอเชิญร่วมงานประชุมระดับนานาชาติ Belt and Road Initiative : Network Opportunities with CLMVT วันศุกร์ที่ 24 พฤศจิกายน นี้ เวลา 09.00-12.10 น. ณ ห้องแอทธินี คริสตัล ฮอลล์, ดิ แอทธินี โฮเทล

Photo Release: SCB to secure beachhead in QR code payment with launch of #SCB EASY PAY Mae Manee Stcoks—09 Nov 17

SCB continues to oil the wheels of the national e-payment scheme as a vehicle destined for cashless society by bringing real-life experiences to people inregulatory sandbox of the Bank of Thailand (BoT). With today's launch of 'SCB EASY PAY – Mae

SCB to secure beachhead in QR code payment with launch of #SCB EASY PAY Mae Manee Money Solution Stcoks—09 Nov 17

· A market insight inspired characterization of 'Mae Manee' as digital-generation version of 'nang kwak' to win in the favor of merchantsnationwide. SCB continues to oil the wheels of the national e-payment scheme as a vehicle destined for

World Bank Clarifies Sri Lanka Media Reports on Yala National Park Stcoks—30 Oct 17

COLOMBO October 29, 2017 — The World Bank today released a statement clarifying media reports on World Bank's position on the management of Yala national park. The Bank has indeed raised the importance of managing traffic in the National Park, an

Bangkok Bank holds a synchronized ceremony across the nation to pay homage to and commemorate the Stcoks—25 Oct 17

Bangkok Bank Executive Vice President Thantika Bodhisompon said Bangkok Bank held a ceremony to pay homage to His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej and commemorate the endless benevolence of His Reign. The ceremony led by Chairman of board of executive

Ripley#s World Pattaya Won Three Major Awards at the National Level of Year 2017 Ready to be a Part Lifestyle—20 Oct 17

Ripley's World Pattaya received three prestigious tourism awards at the national level including (1) Excellent Award and Accreditation of Tourism Standard 2017, (2) Museum Thailand Popular Vote 2017, and (3) the 11th Thailand Tourism Award 2017. All of

PTT stations provide free drinking water during the Royal Cremation Ceremony across the nation on General—18 Oct 17

Miss Jiraphon Kawswat, Senior Executive Vice President, Oil Business Unit, PTTPLC, said that PTT would facilitate people by providing free drinking water at PTT service stations across the country along the route during His Majesty the late King Bhumibol

PTT Stations operate as usual on 26 October to facilitate people across the Energy—18 Oct 17

Miss Jiraphon Kawswat, Senior Executive Vice President, Oil Business Unit, PTTPLC, said that PTT service stations would continue to operate business as usual across the country on 26 October, 2017, to facilitate people by providing free drinking water at

2016 Poverty Rate in Mongolia Estimated at 29.6 Percent Stcoks—18 Oct 17

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, October 17, 2017 - The National Statistical Office (NSO) of Mongolia today presented the outcomes of the poverty estimation outcomes in a seminar entitled "Poverty Situation - 2016" organized jointly with the World Bank. The two

Government of India and the World Bank Sign New Agreement to Improve Quality of Higher Education in Stcoks—17 Oct 17

NEW DELHI, October 16, 2017 – The Government of India and the World Bank today signed a $82.50 million loan agreement for the National Agricultural Higher Education Project. The project will support the Indian Council of Agricultural Research

Fitch Affirms TMBMF and TMBTM at #AAAmmf(tha)# Stcoks—16 Oct 17

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) has affirmed the National Scale Money Market Fund Ratings on TMB Money Fund (TMBMF) and TMB Treasury Money Fund (TMBTM) at 'AAAmmf(tha)'. TMB Asset Management Company Limited manages the two money-market funds. KEY RATING