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Thailand News Fri 29 May 2015
Thai bourse kicks off 2015 young financial contest with record high candidates

Thai bourse kicks off 2015 young financial contest with record high candidates

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The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET), jointly with Thailand Futures Exchange pcl (TFEX), Muang Thai Life Assurance pcl, PTT pcl, Kasikornbank pcl, and other institutional alliances, holds "Young Financial Star Competition 2015" (YFS 2015) in search of new young financier champions from among 6,485 university studentsread more

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

Bank of Thailand

Last Updated: 29 May 2015 18:00 29 MAY 2015 28 MAY 2015 27 MAY 2015 26 MAY 2015 25 MAY 2015 22 MAY 2015 1 REFERENCE RATE : US DOLLAR (USD) 33.7180 33.7970 33.7840 33.6760 33.5300 33.3900 2 USA : DOLLAR (USD) 3 BUYING SIGHT 33.4909 33.5363 33.5396 33.4231 33.2687 33.1722 4 BUYING TRANSFER 33.5860 33.6225 33.6329read more

BOT: Spot Rate and Swap Point

Bank of Thailand

29 MAY 2015 28 MAY 2015 27 MAY 2015 BID OFFER BID OFFER BID OFFER Spot Rate : USD/THB 33.630 33.650 33.780 33.800 33.830 33.840 Swap point (in Satangs) Onshore 2/ 1 Month 3.500 3.700 3.500 3.600 3.600 3.750 3 Months 9.500 9.800 9.200 9.600 9.200 9.400 6 Months 16.300 16.800 15.900 16.200 15.250 15.700 Source: 1. Bankread more

BOT: Daily Exchange Rate

Bank of Thailand

Weighted average Interbank Exchange Rate 33.718 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 33.4909 33.5860 33.8857 UNITED KINGDOM GBP 51.1553 51.2755 52.0843 EUROread 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. 29 May 15 1D 32,181 32,181 1.00000 1.00000 1.00000 1.00000 1.00000 1.00 28 May 15 1D 54,511 54,511 1.00000 1.00000read more

KTC is set to deploy promotional campaigns and discounts throughout the year to ensure more use of credit card by sports and automobile enthusiasts.

KTC is set to deploy promotional campaigns and discounts throughout the year to ensure more use of credit card by sports and automobile enthusiasts.

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KTC is pleased with the constant increase of credit card spending in the Sports and Auto categories in the first quarter of this year, compared to the same period of the previous year. Spending grew by 9% in the Auto category and jumped by 28% in the Sports category, with the tendency to grow constantly. The firm hasread more

Suntech and Gunkul Engineering Collaborate on 63MW of Solar Projects in Thailand

PRNewswire Press Releases

The 63MW project, owned by Gunkul Engineering, will offset 1,330,000 tons of carbon over 25 years. Suntech has announced today that it will supply approximately 63 megawatts (MW) of solar panels to 8 separate Gunkul Engineering projects being constructed across Thailand. The projects are expected to be grid connectedread more

Minor Hotel Group Scoops Multiple 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and Hall of Fame Awards

Minor Hotel Group Scoops Multiple 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and Hall of Fame Awards

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Minor Hotel Group (MHG), a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 133 hotels and resorts in 22 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa and the Indian Ocean, is celebrating a haul of TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence awards. Now in its fifthread more

Photo Release: SPU : International College Sripatum university exchange student from the University of Xi'an, China.

Photo Release: SPU : International College Sripatum university exchange student from the University of Xi'an, China.

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Office of International Relations and Sripatum International College, led by SIC Director Dr. Khosak Achawakorn, organized an orientation on 28 May 2015 for the exchange students from Xi’an University, China. After the completion of Thai language training course at Sripatum University, the students are ready toread more

VIBER PARTNERS WITH HATCH STICKER MUSEUM FOR HISTORICAL EXHIBITION WINNER OF ‘STICKY FINGERS’ ARTIST TALENT SEARCH ANNOUNCED

VIBER PARTNERS WITH HATCH STICKER MUSEUM FOR HISTORICAL EXHIBITION WINNER OF ‘STICKY FINGERS’ ARTIST TALENT SEARCH ANNOUNCED

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To celebrate its Sticky Fingers initiative, leading instant messaging and calling app, Viber, has collaborated with the Hatch Sticker Museum on a new exhibition called “Sticker History: from Street to Public Chat”. The Sticky Fingers initiative invited visual artists, illustrators and designers from allread more

More Performance, Features, and Value: New AMD A-Series Desktop Processors Deliver Best-In-Class Experience for eSports and Online Gaming

More Performance, Features, and Value: New AMD A-Series Desktop Processors Deliver Best-In-Class Experience for eSports and Online Gaming

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New AMD A10 7870K APU provides exceptional value and performance for today’s modern workloads and Microsoft Windows® 10 AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) introduced the latest addition to its line of desktop A Series processors, the A10 7870K APU, a refresh to the existing line of processors codenamed “Kaveri”.read more

Attachment: Monthly Economic Report (April 2015)

Ministry of Finance

"Economic indicators in April 2015 showed expanding signs from private consumptions as reflected by the real VAT collection. Meanwhile, private investment showed slowing signs and exports slightly contracted. The supply side economy was supported by the expansion from tourism sector even though agricultural sectorread more

1 in 10 “completely satisfied” with their looks

PRNewswire Press Releases

Over half of people internationally are fairly satisfied or completely satisfied with their personal looks Teenagers only slightly more likely to be dissatisfied than older age groups Japanese are the most self critical, with over 1 in 10 “not at all satisfied’ With summer fast approaching the northernread more

SPECIAL ONE-HOUR BODY OR FACIAL TREATMENT AT CHI, THE SPA AT SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, BANGKOK

SPECIAL ONE-HOUR BODY OR FACIAL TREATMENT AT CHI, THE SPA AT SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, BANGKOK

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CHI, The Spa at Shangri La Hotel, Bangkok, a sanctuary of tranquillity inspired by the legend of ‘Shangri La’, offers one hour signature body or facial treatments at a special price of Bt2,700 net per treatment until 30 June 2015. Guests can choose between a relaxing full body treatment using Orientalread more

AMD Lights Up Broadway with Times Square’s Largest High Definition Display

AMD Lights Up Broadway with Times Square’s Largest High Definition Display

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AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced details behind one of the world’s largest and most technologically advanced display walls, located in New York’s Times Square at 1535 Broadway, between 45th and 46th Streets. The stunning visuals that drive the digital sign’s massive size – 25,000 square feet ofread more