Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Home Blog Page 343

Exim Bank to sell floating-rate notes worth US$200 million

The Export-Import Bank of Thailand yesterday appointed Daiwa and Mizuho as joint lead managers for the sale of its floating-rate notes worth US$200 million (Bt6.7 billion) to leading institutional investors, to raise funds for expansion.

Thai Airways is seeking a younger image

Passengers of Thai Airways International (THAI) can expect to be served by younger female flight attendants as senior staff take up an unprecedented voluntary resignation package.

Cambodia returns Air Traffic Services to Thai owners

The government of Cambodia has officially returned the operation of Cambodia Air Traffic Services (CATS) to its owner, Bangkok-listed Samart Corp Plc, Samart executive vice chairman Sirichai Rasameechan said on Monday.

View original article here:
P.Penh returns CATS to Thai owners

Jetstar, AirAsia form world first budget airline alliance

Jetstar and AirAsia unveiled plans on Wednesday to slash costs and ticket prices by pooling some resources, taking the first step in an alliance that could transform the Asian budget market.

The rest is here:
Jetstar, AirAsia form ‘world first’ budget alliance

Can Medical Tourism Survive the Economy ?

Medical tourism–foreigners traveling to India or Thailand for procedures that would cost an arm and a leg in their home countries–has made for great segments on 60 Minutes and even magazine features. But now the economic downturn, and health-care reform, is taking a toll on the once-booming industry. The number of Americans traveling abroad for elective medical treatment has fallen nearly 14% since 2007, according to a recent study by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions.

Bangkok office rent still among World's Cheapest

According to CBRE study, Bangkok rank 151 st among 179 countries with an occupancy cost of 694 Baht per square meter. Djakarta has the lowest cost in Asia with a 481 baht per square meter. London’s West End can once again lay claim to the distinction of being the world’s most expensive office market after its rental prices surged past those in the inner central district in Tokyo.

Pattaya developer Nova trusts in low-price strategy

The Pattaya-based developer Nova Group hopes low pricing will drive sales of its new 1.2-billion-baht The Cliff condominium in Pattaya, says the group’s owner, Rony Fineman. The Nova Group’s B1.2bn The Cliff condominium in Pattaya will benefit from cheap units and a 20% lower price for Thai buyers, says the group’s owner Rony Fineman.

UN report provides year-end snapshot of Asia-Pacific's recovery

As 2009 draws to a close, ensuring sustained recovery in the new global economic panorama has brought greater prominence to the role of regional cooperation in Asia and the Pacific, and of the need for the region to drive its own development in order to act as an anchor for global recovery in the future, according to a year-end update of the Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2009, which will be launched on Monday, 30 November, at 11 a.m., at FCCT in Bangkok.

Read more:
UN report provides year-end snapshot of Asia-Pacific?s recovery from economic crisis