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Thai billionaire heir's startup Amity flourishes amid pandemic

30 Jun 2020

BANGKOK Tech startup Amity, run by the grandson of Thai billionaire Dhanin Chearavanont, has managed to break even for the first time thanks to a surge in demand for its communication platform during the coronavirus pandemic, its chief executive said.

Thai billionaire heir's startup Amity flourishes amid pandemic

30 Jun 2020

BANGKOK, June 30 Tech startup Amity, run by the grandson of Thai billionaire Dhanin Chearavanont, has managed to break even for the first time thanks to a surge in demand for its communication platform during the coronavirus pandemic, its chief executive said.

Great Wall to start SUV, pickup production in Thailand next year amid weak demand

19 Jun 2020

BANGKOK, June 19 China’s top pickup truck maker, Great Wall Motor Co Ltd, plans to roll out sport-utility vehicles (SUV) and pickup trucks from its recently acquired plants in Thailand early next year, an executive said on Friday.

Refineries around Asia join Chinese peers in ramping up oil output

09 Jun 2020

SEOUL/BANGKOK/SINGAPORE Refineries from India to South Korea are expected to increase output from June, joining their Chinese counterparts as the easing of lockdown measures boosts demand for oil products, industry executives said.

Refineries around Asia join Chinese peers in ramping up oil output

09 Jun 2020

SEOUL/BANGKOK/SINGAPORE, June 9 Refineries from India to South Korea are expected to increase output from June, joining their Chinese counterparts as the easing of lockdown measures boosts demand for oil products, industry executives said.

Thailand to tout 'trusted' tourism in coronavirus era

05 Jun 2020

BANGKOK Thailand is positioning itself as a trusted destination for international tourists after travel restrictions ease, capitalising on its relative success in containing the coronavirus outbreak, industry officials say.

Thai Airways union backs down, supports bankruptcy court-led restructuring

20 May 2020

BANGKOK, May 20 The Thai Airways workers’ union will not oppose the government’s plan to reduce holdings in the airline and petition for restructuring with the bankruptcy court, the union’s president said on Wednesday.

Exclusive: Thai Airways to seek $1.8 billion emergency loan to navigate virus impact - document

30 Apr 2020

BANGKOK Thai Airways International PCL plans to seek a 58.1 billion baht (1.44 billion pounds) emergency loan to maintain liquidity and see it through a coronavirus-induced drop in demand, showed a document from the airline detailing the plan.

EXCLUSIVE-Thai Airways to seek $1.8 bln emergency loan to navigate virus impact -document

30 Apr 2020

BANGKOK, April 30 Thai Airways International PCL aims to seek a 58.1 billion baht ($1.80 billion) emergency loan to maintain liquidity and see it through a coronavirus-induced drop in demand, showed a document from the airline detailing its plan.

Thai retailers find new ways to sell amid coronavirus outbreak

16 Apr 2020

BANGKOK Thai retailers have resorted to a mix of alternative sales strategies like drive-throughs and calling up customers direct to generate business as malls and airports close during the coronavirus crisis.

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