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Thailand News Fri 27 May 2016

Private and Government Agencies Jointly Open Thailand's First Fishermen's Life Enhancement Centre

PRESS RELEASE LOCAL

5 Government and private agencies jointly establish Songkhla Fishermen's Life Enhancement Centre (FLEC) Thailand's first showcase in countering against human trafficking and illegal labour once and for all. The centre will be taking care of some 25,000 foreign workers in Songkhla and the nearby provinces. Theread more

Chef Battle Return!! The 5th edition of Thailand Ultimate Chef Challenge 2016

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Koelnmesse Pte Ltd, in collaboration with Thai Chefs Association, officially launched the 5th edition of Thailand Ultimate Chef Challenge 2016 (TUCC), endorsed by World Association of Chef's Society (WACS). Breaking the record with more than 1,000 entries, the annual competition has become one of the largest chefread more

Rates of Exchange of Commercial Banks in Bangkok Metropolis (2002-present)

Bank of Thailand

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 18:00 27 MAY 2016 26 MAY 2016 25 MAY 2016 24 MAY 2016 23 MAY 2016 19 MAY 2016 1 REFERENCE RATE : US DOLLAR (USD) 35.6490 35.6160 35.7190 35.7540 35.6200 35.7070 2 USA : DOLLAR (USD) 3 BUYING SIGHT 35.3643 35.3648 35.4753 35.4704 35.3655 35.4328 4 BUYING TRANSFER 35.4547 35.4608 35.5676read more

BOT: Spot Rate and Swap Point

Bank of Thailand

27 MAY 2016 26 MAY 2016 25 MAY 2016 BID OFFER BID OFFER BID OFFER Spot Rate : USD/THB 35.640 35.660 35.605 35.620 35.695 35.710 Swap point (in Satangs) Onshore 2/ 1 Month 1.800 2.000 1.900 2.100 2.000 2.100 3 Months 5.250 5.500 5.250 5.500 5.500 5.750 6 Months 8.750 9.000 8.600 9.000 9.000 9.500 Source: 1. Bank ofread more

BOT: Daily Exchange Rate

Daily Exchange Rates

Weighted average Interbank Exchange Rate 35.649 Baht/US Dollar Average Counter Rates Quoted by Commercial Banks (Baht / 1 Unit of Foreign Currency) Country Currency Average Buying Rates Average Sight Bill Transfer Selling Rates UNITED STATES USD 35.3643 35.4547 35.7823 UNITED KINGDOM GBP 51.6717 51.8148 52.6812 EUROread more

Australia Triumphs at the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS(R) Champions Trophy in Austria: Aussie Brayden Meyer is Crowned Champion of Champions in Axe and Saw

PRNewswire Press Releases

The 2016 winner of the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS(R) Champions Trophy is 20 year old Australian Brayden Meyer. Meyer competed for the first time in what is the toughest competition in the extreme sport of competitive logging. He fought hard throughout the day of gruelling competition against the field of seven other topread more

BOT: BOT Deposit Facility Window

Bank of Thailand

Transaction Type: Depo Transaction Term Amount Amount Rate Rate Weighted BID Date (Day) Submitted Accepted Submitted Accepted Avg.Rate Coverage (Mil.Baht) (Mil.Baht) (%) (%) (%) Ratio Min. Max. Min. Max. 27 May 16 1D 13,822 13,822 1.00000 1.00000 1.00000 1.00000 1.00000 1.00 26 May 16 1D 11,270 11,270 1.00000 1.00000read more

PTT promote waste separation through a campaign “Yak Lak Yim”

PRESS RELEASE LOCAL

Let's bring a smile to the society with a trash in your hands by sorting each kind of waste into a right bin in exchange of a funding to assist nearby communities on the campaign "Yak Lak Yim" at PTT gas stations over 1,400 locations nationwide. Mr. Sarun Rungkasiri, Chief Operating Officer, Downstream Petroleumread more

Entrepreneurs’ Organization Announces Student Finalists for Entrepreneur of the Year

Entrepreneurs’ Organization Announces Student Finalists for Entrepreneur of the Year

PRESS RELEASE LOCAL

Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) announced the five student finalists competing in its Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (EO GSEA), the premier competition for full time students running a business. The competition started on 11 May with 50 student entrepreneurs from 50 countries who are vying for EO's 2016 Globalread more

IMPACT Tennis Academy kicks off the first junior tennis tournaments  “IMPACT Super Junior Series 2016”

IMPACT Tennis Academy kicks off the first junior tennis tournaments “IMPACT Super Junior Series 2016”

PRESS RELEASE LOCAL

"IMPACT Tennis Academy" under IMPACT Sports Club, Muang Thong Thani, managed by IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd, offering a world class training environment for professional tennis players from Thailand and overseas, is set to organize the first ever "IMPACT Super Junior Series 2016", comprising 5 tournaments.read more

KTIS confident of better Q-o-Q results in Q2 due to rising global sugar and oil prices

KTIS confident of better Q-o-Q results in Q2 due to rising global sugar and oil prices

PRESS RELEASE LOCAL

KTIS Group is confident that its Q2 operating results will be aided by revenues from new power plants and by rising global sugar and crude oil prices. Mr.Nathapun Siriviriyakul, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Kaset Thai International Sugar Corporation Public Company Limited (SET: KTIS), a leader in sugar andread more

SEC public hearing on draft rules on reporting of securities holding and business takeover of foreign issuers

PRESS RELEASE LOCAL

The SEC is seeking public comments on draft rules concerning disclosure of reports of foreign issuers with regard to securities holding and tender offer for business takeover to promote local fund mobilization by foreign companies. Concurrently, a proposal to streamline the rules on reporting of securities holding inread more

KTC offers support to the fifth “National Digital Voice Year” project in producing audio books for the visually impaired.

KTC offers support to the fifth “National Digital Voice Year” project in producing audio books for the visually impaired.

PRESS RELEASE LOCAL

"KTC" or Krungthai Card Public Company Limited by Mrs. Kandtharat Chermchitphong, Senior Vice President – Public & Corporate Affairs, is offering support to the fifth "National Digital Voice Year", the digital sound library project. Initiated by Nation Radio in collaboration with Foundation for the Blind inread more

CRYSTAL LAGOONS NOW IN TEXAS FOLLOWING ITS SUCCESSFUL DEBUT IN THAILAND AND INDONESIA

CRYSTAL LAGOONS NOW IN TEXAS FOLLOWING ITS SUCCESSFUL DEBUT IN THAILAND AND INDONESIA

PRESS RELEASE LOCAL

May 10th, 2016: Crystal Lagoons, the multinational known for creating the world's top amenity artificial crystal water lagoons and that made a very successful debut in Thailand and Indonesia, is expanding worldwide with its latest project the Bayside Crystal Lagoon, a $1 billion dollar mixed use lake front developmentread more

UnionPay Card Brings New Vitality to Canada Tourism

Asianet Press Release

It is learnt on May 23 that Canada has just received a large tour group of over 4,000 Chinese business tourists. It is expected that this group of tourists will bring a purchasing power of at least 4 million Canadian dollars. According to Toronto Tourism, this is the largest single tour group Canada has ever received.read more