Friday October 30, 2020 13:58

THE NATION Press Releases

TerraPay strengthens its entry in North America with FINTRAC Canada MSB Stcoks—26 Oct 20

Canada's growth lends itself to an increasing population of immigrants boosting the economy. Fuelling its aim to attract migrants to the nation in the next few years calls for a seamless and secure framework to facilitate the money transfer requirements

Xinhua Silk Road: Green transformation vital for coal coking dev. and B&R energy General—20 Oct 20

Green, low carbon, and beneficial to local economic and social development are important considerations for international Belt and Road (B&R) cooperation, said Wu Yin, former deputy director with the National Energy Administration (NEA) and vice

Math-Solver App QANDA Reaches 1 Billion Questions Solved Thailand is the fastest growing market for General—20 Oct 20

Today, Seoul-based edutech startup Mathpresso announced that its math-solver app QANDA reached 1 billion questions solved by the app. The number of Thai users reached 320K - roughly 10% of the national K-12 population with smart phones in

Hangxiao Steel Structure's "Miracle of World Architecture" Selected by American National Geographic Properties—14 Oct 20

Recently, the documentary Shenkeng Hotel of the Great Project Tour, shot by the National Geographic Channel of the US, was released in Australia, New Zealand, and Southeast Asian countries. The InterContinental Shanghai Wonderland (also known as Shenkeng

Chinese and Filipino Expatriates in Thailand Increase as Industry Growth Depends Less on Properties—01 Oct 20

The nation’s dominant expatriate nationality has been Japanese, currently making up 18% of expatriates in Thailand (28,560 as of Q3 2020). However, the Japanese expatriate numbers are decreasing. CBRE, a leading international property consultant,

Chia Tai Strengthens Food Security by Providing Vegetable Seeds under Second Phase of "Next-door General—25 Sep 20

Mr. Manas Chiaravanond, Chief Executive Officer of Chia Tai Company Limited, Thailand’s leading innovative agricultural company, joins forces to bolster the nation's food security by supporting the second phase of "Next-door fridges for coping with

Esso Supporting Vocational Science Projects in Practice with Communities General—25 Sep 20

Esso in cooperation with the Science Society of Thailand, Office of the Vocational Education Commission and Startup Thailand of the National Innovation Agency extended innovation efforts from Vocational Science Contest to communities for practical

OrbusNeich(R) Announces China Approval for COMBO(R) Coronary Stent Heathcare—23 Sep 20

OrbusNeich Medical Co. Ltd. has announced that the National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) has granted market approval for the COMBO BIO-ENGINEERED SIROLIMUS ELUTING STENT in China. It is the first dual therapy stent to both accelerate

Xinhua Silk Road: E China's Ningbo city accelerates smart city construction General—16 Sep 20

East China's Ningbo city, an important contributor to the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and one of the Chinese cities piloting implemention of the national strategic plan to further develop the manufacturing sector in China, is speeding up smart city

Women matter: Russian philanthropic foundation received an award for forming women's General—10 Sep 20

Ekaterina Rybakova - the President and cofounder of the Rybakov Foundation has become a laureate of the National Award "Media Manager of Russia - 2020" as the ideologist and the founder of the PRO Women's community. Ekaterina develops projects in the

Up-to-Date Leading Cancer Treatment Recommendations from NCCN Now Available in Heathcare—03 Sep 20

Gold standard clinical practice guidelines in oncology updated and translated for greater global accessibility; free online at NCCN.org/global . The National Comprehensive Cancer Network(R) (NCCN(R)) today announced the availability of both new and

Xinhua Silk Road: Southwest China's Guizhou to hold 5th int'l chili expo from Aug. General—18 Aug 20

The 5th Guizhou Zunyi International Chili Expo is going to be held in Zunyi, Southwest China's Guizhou Province, from August 18 to August 19. The expo will witness the launch of the national-level pepper market in Zunyi and the construction on Guizhou

Fitch Affirms Bank of China (Thai)'s Long-Term National Rating at 'AAA(tha)'; Stable Stcoks—17 Aug 20

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) has affirmed the National Long-Term Rating of Bank of China (Thai) Public Company Limited (BOCT) at 'AAA(tha)' with a Stable Outlook, and the National Short-Term Rating at 'F1+(tha)'. KEY RATING DRIVERS BOCT's National Ratings

Fitch Affirms ICBCT and ICBCTL at 'AAA(tha)'; Downgrades ICBCT's Bonds Stcoks—17 Aug 20

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) has affirmed the National Long-Term Ratings of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Thai) Public Company Limited (ICBCT) and ICBC (Thai) Leasing Company Limited (ICBCTL) at 'AAA(tha)' with a Stable Outlook. At the same time,

Thailand’s Department of Intellectual Property (DIP) and the Ministry of Digital Economy and IT—10 Aug 20

On 2ndAugust the Department of Intellectual Property (DIP), the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (DES) and the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) announced new website blocking provisions for piracy sites which violate

Photo Release: SWISS?TEL BANGKOK RATCHADA CONGRATULATES SWISS AMBASSADOR ON SWISS NATIONAL General—05 Aug 20

On the occasion of the National Day of the Switzerland, 1st August, Swissotel Bangkok Ratchada led by Bruno Rotschaedl, General Manager together with Sukrita Chomdhavat, Director of Marketing Communications paid a courtesy visit to H.E Mrs. Helene

Lighting Industry Leaders Join Forces to Offer Ultraviolet Light Safety Heathcare—05 Aug 20

American Lighting Association, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association and UL bring UVC light application risks to the forefront with new position paper With a shared commitment to the safety and performance of electrical lighting, UL, a

KBank-KBTG-Boonterm unveil facial recognition technology for e-KYC via Boonterm kiosk – Stcoks—14 Jul 20

KASIKORNBANK (KBank), KASIKORN Business Technology Group (KBTG) and Boonterm have worked together to develop facial recognition technology for e-KYC via Boonterm kiosk in response to the National Digital ID program. This breakthrough marks a new

Translated Tool from NCCN Measures Mental Health "Temperature" of People with Heathcare—13 Jul 20

The NCCN Distress Thermometer enables discussion and treatment of distress as part of routine care for people with cancer. This free resource is now translated into 46 languages for global accessibility. The National Comprehensive Cancer Network(R)

Delta Provides Fastest DC EV Charger in Singapore to ComfortDelGro Energy—08 Jul 20

management solutions, provided its first Delta Ultra Fast Charger in Singapore to leading land transport operator – ComfortDelGro. The fast charger unveiled on 1 July 2020 is the first of its kind in Singapore and the nation’s fastest public

Fitch Affirms Risland (Thailand)'s Guaranteed Debentures at 'AA(tha)' Stcoks—09 Jul 20

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) Limited has affirmed the National Long-Term Rating of residential-property developer Risland (Thailand) Company Limited's (RLT) THB1.5 billion guaranteed debentures due 2022 at 'AA(tha)'. The Outlook is Stable. KEY RATING

10 big industries - the great veins of the country - join to bring a new 5G Digital Infrastructure Events—29 Jun 20

The coordinate from the strength of leading 10 big industries, which is the great veins of the country, to join the mission of bringing 5G technology to recover the country. This time led by the telecommunications industry, AIS offered to be the center

NBTC joins forces with Siriraj Hospital and HUAWEI, piloting unmanned vehicle, transforming Thai IT—25 Jun 20

Mr. Takorn Tantasith (3rd left),Secretary-General of the Office of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) together with Mr. Abel Deng (4th left), CEO of Huawei Technologies (Thailand) Co., Ltd., provide a 5G unmanned vehicle

NCCN Works to Improve Global Cancer Care for Children with Newly Translated Heathcare—17 Jun 20

NCCN Guidelines for Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Chinese, Japanese, French, Spanish, and Portuguese are now available for free at NCCN.org The National Comprehensive Cancer Network(R) (NCCN(R))—an alliance of leading cancer centers in

“Mr. Auttapol Rerkpiboon” the 10th CEO of PTT ready to drive the organization toward Events—15 Jun 20

Sharing vision “PTT by PTT to enhance PTT as the nation’s energy company, a driving force shaping Thailand future through the use of advance technology and innovation, enhancing national competitiveness, contributing to society, and creating

Fitch Affirms Five Thai NBFI Foreign Subsidiaries' National Ratings; Places Capital Nomura on Stcoks—28 May 20

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) has affirmed the National Long-Term Ratings on five Thai non-bank subsidiaries of foreign financial institutions as follows: CGS-CIMB Securities (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (CGS-CIMB TH) at 'A(tha)'; Stable Outlook.Capital Nomura

Vietnam golf scene on road to recovery, say country’s leading Events—13 May 20

Two of Vietnam’s leading clubs, The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip and Laguna Golf Lang Co, are backing the nation to reassert its reputation as one of the world’s hottest golfing destinations as the country eases its COVID-19 lockdown. Golf was in

Fitch Downgrades Esso (Thailand)'s Bills of Exchange to 'F2(tha)' from Stcoks—22 May 20

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) has downgraded the National Short-Term Rating on Esso (Thailand) Public Company Limited's (Esso) bills of exchange revolving programme of up to THB12 billion to 'F2(tha)' from 'F1(tha)'. The maturity of each series of bills is no

A special promotion to help the nation! Tops brings you delicious flavors amidst the COVID-19 Events—21 May 20

Tops, Central Food Hall, and Tops Flavor Food Court a part of Central Retail care about consumers and wish to bring affordable deliciousness to Thais. Thus, a special promotion has been launched to help alleviate the hardship that comes with the COVID-19

Fitch Affirms SMBC Bangkok Branch's THB Senior Notes at 'AAA(tha)' Stcoks—14 May 20

Fitch Ratings (Thailand) has affirmed the national long-term ratings on Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Bangkok Branch's (SMBC Bangkok Branch) Thai baht-denominated senior unsecured notes at 'AAA(tha)'. KEY RATING DRIVERS The affirmation reflects