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Foreign exchange forum focuses on 2014 outlook

Foreign exchange forum focuses on 2014 outlook

Pongpen Ruengvirayudh, deputy governor, Bank of Thailand, discussed this year’s challenges to the Thai economy from internal and external fronts, at the fifth annual Thomson Reuters FX Community Forum in Bangkok. The event’s keynote speaker noted that international funds seem to differentiate between their investment destinations based more on fundamentals, requiring the authorities to have [...]

Asia concerned about future energy needs

Asia concerned about future energy needs

Thailand, the Philippines and India top a list of nine Asian countries that say they are very concerned about future energy needs amid increasing pressure for more energy, water and food to keep up with increased population growth. The results emerged from a series of Shell-commissioned Future Energy surveys in which 80 percent of respondents [...]

Mitsubishi appoints new managers

Mitsubishi appoints new managers

Mitsubishi Motors Thailand has appointed Kyoya Igarashi as executive vice president of domestic sales and Varathit Itthisarnronnachai as corporate general manager of marketing.
In his new position, Igarashi will directly supervise sales, sales planning, marketing, network development, after sales, field service and global parts and accessories, according to Masahiko Ueki, president of Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Company [...]

Thai Watsadu opens branch in Pattaya

Thai Watsadu opens branch in Pattaya

There was an excellent turnout for the ceremonial opening of Thai Watsadu, Pattaya branch, near the Chaiyapreuk intersection on Sukhumvit Road. Chonburi MP Poramed Ngampichet presided over the event which was also attended by senior executives of the company and distinguishedguests. Located on 25,000 square meters on two storeys, Thai Watsadu has everything for the [...]

World Bank trims Thailand growth to 4%

World Bank trims Thailand growth to 4%

by Bahar Karaman, Thailand-Business-News.com
The World Bank has reduced its Thai economic growth projection from 5 percent to 4 percent this year given the slower-than-expected global economic recovery and economic slowdown in China, its senior economist Kirida Bhaopichitr said.
She said the global impacts have plunged Thailand’s exports in the first half the year to expand at [...]

Tourist arrivals up 23% this year

Tourist arrivals up 23% this year

by Akanksha Singh, Thailand-Business-News.com
International tourist arrivals in Thailand between January and September 2013 represented an increase of 23 percent over the same period of 2012.
Suwat Sidthilaw, Permanent Secretary for Tourism and Sports, reported that 19.67 million international tourists visited Thailand during the nine-month period. Out of this number, China was the largest group of tourist [...]

Tulip Group signs Projects Asia and Thai Bauer

Tulip Group signs Projects Asia and Thai Bauer

Projects Asia has been contracted to manage Tulip Group Thailand’s beachfront condo-hotel project–Centara Grand Residence Pattaya, and Thai Bauer Co., Ltd, has been signed to begin piling works next month for the five-star development.

With more than 500 commissions around Thailand in the last 23 years, Projects Asia has been responsible for building condominiums, shopping malls, [...]

Kenton named to Centara Grand post

Kenton named to Centara Grand post

Andre Brulhart, area general manager of Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya, has appointed George Kenton as executive assistant manager – Rooms.
The Australian has more than 20 years experience at such hotels as Renaissance Prague Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic; Marriott Surfers Paradise Resort & Spa, Gold Coast, Australia, and Hilton Adelaide, Australia. Most recently Kenton [...]

Pre-Built PCL to build Raimon Land’s Unixx South Pattaya

Pre-Built PCL to build Raimon Land’s Unixx South Pattaya

Raimon Land has awarded the construction contract for Unixx South Pattaya to Pre-Built Public Company Limited, marking the second collaboration between the two companies. Pre-Built also built Zire Wongamat, a high-rise luxury development on North Pattaya beach.
Now with more than 600 buyers in its sales roster, construction of the main Unixx building will begin immediately. [...]

New Electrolux series launched

New Electrolux series launched

Electrolux Professional executives seen here as the company launched the Line 5000 series of washer extractors and tumble dryers for the professional laundry business. The new range of cutting edge washers and dryers is designed to appeal to a diverse market –from self-service, hospitality and industry to health providers and commercial laundries.

In photo at the [...]

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