Thursday June 20, 2019 00:22

THE NATION Press Releases

Thai Hom Mali Rices Unrivalled Quality Keeps People Coming Back for More Events—19 Jun 19

Department of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Commerce, Thailand, has introduced a project called "Think RICE, Think THAILAND" to encourage international community to pay attention to consumer health and to raise awareness on the national crop by providing a

Fitch Affirms 5 Thai Non-Bank Subsidiaries of Foreign Financial Institutions Stcoks—10 Jun 19

Bangkok--10 Jun--Fitch Ratings
Fitch Ratings (Thailand) has affirmed the National Long-Term Ratings on five Thailand-based non-bank subsidiaries of foreign financial institutions as follows:
EASY BUY Public Company Limited (EB) at 'AA+(tha)'
Maybank Kim Eng Securities (Thailand) Public Company Limited (MBKET) at 'AA+(tha)'
Yuanta Securities (Thailand) Company Limited (YSTH) at 'AA(tha)'
Capital Nomura Securities Public Company Limited (CNS) at 'AA(tha)'
CGS-CIMB Securities (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (CGS-CIMB TH) at 'A(tha)'
The Outlooks on all five entities are Stable.
The agency also affirmed the National Long-Term Ratings of Thai ORIX Leasing Company Limited's (TOLC) Thai baht guaranteed bonds at 'AAA(tha)' with Stable Outlooks.
A full list of rating actions is included at the end of this commentary.
KEY RATING DRIVERS
NATIONAL RATINGS AND SENIOR DEBT

The ratings of EB, MBKET, YSTH, CNS, and CGS-CIMB TH are driven by Fitch's expectations of institutional support from their respective parents, ACOM CO., LTD. (ACOM; A-/Stable), Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank; A-/Stable), Yuanta Financial Holding Co., Ltd. (YFHC; BBB+/Stable), Nomura Holdings, Inc. (NHI; A-/Stable, Viability Rating: bbb+) and CGS-CIMB Securities Internat

Dow Thailand Group set to inspire young scientists with small scale chemistry General—06 Jun 19

Dow Thailand Group, in collaboration with the Chemical Society of Thailand under the Royal Patronage of Prof. Dr. H.R.H. Princess Chulabhorn Walailak and the National Science Museum (NSM), continues with its program to empower science teachers through

Baise City, Guangxi Hosts Sports Competitions to Propel Growth of Red Lifestyle—14 May 19

On April 28, the National Hiking Convention, Baise "Journey to the Center of the Earth" Event (Lingyun, Leye), jointly sponsored by the Chinese Mountaineering Association, Baise Municipal Government and Sports Bureau of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

THAI and THAI Smile Mark Coronation of King Rama X with Souvenir Coins for Passengers on All General—03 May 19

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Thailand, together with THAI Smile Airways join in marking the Coronation Ceremony of His Majesty King Rama X by presenting first batch 10 Baht coins

THAI Serves Special Dessert to Celebrate the Coronation Ceremony 2019 Lifestyle—30 Apr 19

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Thailand, is pleased to serve Mongkut Petch and Thong Ake as special desserts for passengers traveling with THAI during 4-6 May 2019, marking the

Fitch Affirms Siam Commercial Bank at #BBB+# and SCB Securities at #AA(tha)#; Outlook Stcoks—17 Apr 19

Fitch Ratings has today has affirmed the Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) on The Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited (SCB) at 'BBB+' and its National Long-Term Rating at 'AA+(tha)'. At the same time, Fitch has also affirmed the National

Timor-Lestes commitment to customary justice and conservation sets examples for other General—17 Apr 19

DILI/GENEVA-The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, says Timor-Leste's drive to promote indigenous customary practices has contributed to the progress in building the nation since the restoration of

Goongbe Wins 1st Prize in 2019 National Brand Awards Baby Skincare General—10 Apr 19

Goongbe (www.goongbe.com), a premium natural skincare brand made by Baby-childrenspecialized enterprise Zero to Seven, has been awarded the 1st prize in the BabySkincare Industry of the 2019 National Brand Awards. The National Brand Awards, in Republic

Photo Release: PTTEP honored with NACC Integrity Awards General—02 Apr 19

Mr. Phongsthorn Thavisin (left), President and Chief Executive Officer of PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP), received the NACC Integrity Awards from Pol. Gen. Watcharapol Prasarnrajkit (right), President of The National

Fitch Upgrades Muang Thai Life#s IFS to #A-#; Outlook Stable Stcoks—01 Apr 19

Fitch Ratings-Bangkok/Singapore-01 April 2019: Fitch Ratings has upgraded Muang Thai Life Assurance Public Company Limited's (MTL) Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) Rating to 'A-' (Strong) from 'BBB+' (Good), and affirmed the National IFS Rating at

The National Museum of Western Art in Tokyo, Greeting 60th Anniversary, to Display Monet#s Long Lifestyle—29 Mar 19

The National Museum of Western Art in Tokyo has two major features. First, the museum holds the best collection of Western artworks in Asia, allowing visitors to trace the history of Western art from the late Medieval Period to the early 20th century.

Spring Exhibitions Also Must-see: The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Allows Visitors to Lifestyle—29 Mar 19

The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, located in the ancient Japanese capital, is an art museum possessing a broad array of works associated with Kyoto. In the leading cultural city in Japan, really diverse artworks have been nurtured during its long

PTG Releases a Knockout Revamped PT Max Card Partnering with over 100 Famous Brands to Connect all Energy—08 Mar 19

PTG Energy Public Company Limited or PTG, a leader in providing comprehensive energy business services, rolls out a strategy to get customers all across the nation hooked by partnering with various leading stores and well-known brands to release a new

BSA | The Software Alliance Congratulates Enactment of Cybersecurity Act and Personal Data IT—06 Mar 19

BSA | The Software Alliance congratulates the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (MDES) and the Government of Thailand on the enactment of the National Cybersecurity Act and Personal Data Protection Act on February 28, 2019. Effective cybersecurity

พิพิธภัณฑ์ศิลปะสมัยใหม่แห่งชาติโตเกียว เตรียมจัดแสดงผลงานชิ้นเอกและงานฝีมือต้อนรับฤดูใบไม้ผลิที่ห้าม ไลฟ์สไตล์—18 Feb 19

พิพิธภัณฑ์ศิลปะสมัยใหม่แห่งชาติโตเกียว (The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo) พิพิธภัณฑ์ศิลปะระดับชาติแห่งแรกของญี่ปุ่นซึ่งตั้งอยู่ในสวนคิตะโนะมารุ ติดกับพระราชวังอิมพีเรียล เตรียมจัดเทศกาลประจำปี "Spring Festival" เร็ว ๆ

Must-see Masterpieces, Craftworks Featuring Spring to Be Displayed at The National Museum of Modern Lifestyle—14 Feb 19

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan's first national art museum situated at Kitanomaru Park neighboring the Imperial Palace, will hold an annual "Spring Festival" soon. The works to be on display include Kawai Gyokudo's "Parting Spring"

Photo Release: Golden Piggy Party Night General—12 Feb 19

Gen. Charan Kullavanich, Former Secretary-General of the National Security Council, recently presided at the get-together party of Advanced Security Management Program - Class 9 with the theme of "Golden Piggy Party Night" at Grand Panorama Room of the

Blood donation activity General—08 Feb 19

Market village Hua Hin with the National Blood Service Red Cross Red Cross branches of Hua Hin Invites you to share good times with blood donation. Start time at 12.00 am. – 3.00 pm. on 11 February, 2019 in front of Market Village Hua Hin. www:

CIMB Launches Its Banking Presence in the Philippines Stcoks—29 Jan 19

CIMB today announced the formal launch of its banking presence in the Philippines. Its flagship presence, CIMB Bank Philippines Inc. ("CIMB Philippines" or "the Bank") aspires to be the nation's first all-digital and mobile-first bank, promising to make

GAC Motor Returns to NADA To Meet North American Dealers General—28 Jan 19

Automaker GAC Motor has returned to the National Automobile Dealers Association Show (NADA), the premier showcase of auto products, services and technologies being held from January 25 to 27 in San Francisco, to connect with dealers in North America as

The Childrens Day 2019 General—21 Jan 19

On Saturday 12th of January, 2019, the heartists of Hotel Baraquda Pattaya MGallery by Sofitel and Mercure Pattaya Hotel participated in the National Children's Day event. This activity took place at the Banglamung District Office. At this event, our

British Council, MoST, True Corp jointly launch FameLab Thailand 2019, searching for the best General—18 Jan 19

British Council, in cooperation with the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), True Corporation, National Science and Technology Development Agency, National Science Technology and Innovation Policy Office, The National Science Museum, The Standard,

LONGi Solar sets new bifacial mono-PERC solar cell world record at 24.06 Energy—17 Jan 19

LONGi Solar has announced that it has achieved a new monocrystalline silicon PERC world record conversion efficiency using commercial wafer (M2) dimensions that exceeds 24 percent for the first time, according to tests carried out by the National Center

Celebrate National Irish Coffee Day at The Drunken Leprechaun Four Points by Sheraton Bangkok, General—16 Jan 19

The Drunken Leprechaun, the best Irish Pub in Bangkok in co-operate with Nitro Labs Co., Ltd will be held the 'National Irish Coffee Day' event booth on Friday 25th January 2019 from 4 – 10 PM. Celebrate this special date with us and taste a tasty

Dusit Thani Pattaya marks National Childrens Day 2019 General—15 Jan 19

Pattaya City organised the 2019 Children's Day event under the motto announced by the Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha: "Children, youth and volunteers join together for the development of the nation's children and youth to follow the guidelines of the

KFC Celebrates The National Childrens Day With A Set Of Chicken Pop At 19 Baht General—14 Jan 19

KFC celebrates the National Children's Day on Saturday, January 12, 2019 with the right to buy 7 pieces of chicken pop at only 19 baht when purchasing any set of chicken*except Ala carte, snack box and Chizza box. The right is limited to 1 set of chicken

Kids Eat Free! on Happy Childrens Day Promotion at Al Meroz General—07 Jan 19

Al Meroz Hotel, the leading halal hotel on Ramkamhaeng 5, offers a special promotion to celebrate the National Children's Day with 'Happy Children's Day International Buffet' for both lunch and dinner at Diwan restaurant on Saturday, January 12, 2019.

Gift of Life Donor Program is U.S. Leader in Saving Lives Heathcare—07 Jan 19

For the 11th consecutive year, Gift of Life Donor Program is the nation's leading organ procurement organization (OPO), coordinating the most life-saving organs for transplant among all 58 U.S. OPOs. Gift of Life broke two national records in 2018,

Blood donation activity General—03 Jan 19

Market village Hua Hin with the National Blood Service Red Cross Red Cross branches of Hua Hin Invites you to share good times with blood donation. Start time at 12.00 am. – 3.00 pm. on 7 January, 2019. At the promotion area on the basement floor