Piyasvasti Amranand, president of Thai Airways International, has promised tangible changes for the better at the troubled national flag carrier. Here’s excerpts from an interview last Friday with Suthichai Yoon, the final of a two-part series:
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THAI has fallen to 28th place, which is obviously not good. Most complaints are about seats. Food is OK but should be better. Business class has taken a hit, as many airlines offer seats that can recline up to 180 degrees. In-flight entertainment is said to be inadequate.
Infrastructure plays a crucial role in economic development and enrichment of living standards. Various stages of economic development require different levels of infrastructure upgrades or enhancements to ensure infrastructure in fact facilitates economic activities. Thailand has been facing a series of infrastructure challenges, both new and well-established. To name a few: there is a need for infrastructure services to catch up with economic development and international competition, manage the growth in urban areas, respond to global energy prices, and ensure basic services for the poor.
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Thailand remains in pole position for the highest funds raised across Southeast Asia
Taking the top two spots on the region’s leaderboard this year are Thailand’s Central Retail Corporation Public Company Limited and SCG Packaging Public Company Limited with US$1.77 billion and US$ 1.27 billion funds raised respectively
THAILAND, 26 November 2020 — Capital markets across Southeast Asia stayed resilient in 2020 despite a host of uncertainties from the evolving global health crisis to the worsening US-China trade tensions and the impact of the US presidential elections.(more…)
Thailand’s antitrust agency under scrutiny over $11 Billion Tesco Deal Approval
With the Tesco deal approved, CP Group will gain control over a network of about 2,000 hypermarket and grocery stores across Thailand, and the group already operates 7-Eleven convenience stores and the Siam Makro chain.
Thailand’s largest conglomerate, Charoen Pokphand Group (CP) won on Friday the Thai antitrust agency’s approval for acquisition of retail giant Tesco Lotus: the Office of Trade Competition Commission (OTCC) voted 4:3 in favour of the US$10-billion takeover deal.(more…)
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