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    An unquenchable thirst for wealth

    Business, Published on 27/09/2018

    » The prodigal son was once nearly dragged to university in the US by his parents. Teerin Tanyawattanakul now presides over Kaijae's (Soonthorntanyasap Co) 2-billion-baht-plus empire that encompasses rice, property and snacks.


    An engineer, executive and anthropologist

    Business, Published on 25/08/2018

    » Arnaud Bialecki is first and foremost a student of human behaviour, a de rigueur skill for running one of the largest employers in Thailand. With close to half a million employees, Sodexo is the largest company most people have never heard of.


    Litigating the lottery's future

    Business, Published on 26/07/2018

    » Two weeks after the Central Administrative Court awarded Loxley GTECH Technology close to 1 billion baht in its dispute against the Government Lottery Office (GLO), the IT firm's proposed appeal to the Supreme Court reopens a two-decade old debate: should the state favour 200,000 low-income ticket sellers over the rights of 22 million lottery ticket buyers to access a state product at a reasonable price?


    What powers Energy Absolute?

    Business, Published on 21/07/2018

    » The hardest part about business is making decisions, says Amorn Sapthaweekul, deputy chief executive of renewable energy firm Energy Absolute (EA).


    Weber barbecue grills slotted for Thailand

    Business, Published on 20/07/2018

    » The Barbecue Store has inked a deal with grill maker Weber to bring the American brand to Thailand for the first time.


    Putting out feelers in the cricket market

    Business, Published on 18/07/2018

    » From an isolated enclave on the outskirts of Chiang Mai, one Frenchman and a couple of Czechs are vying to make crickets the next big foodie fad in the West.


    EA confident in sealing energy deal

    Business, Published on 09/07/2018

    » SET-listed renewable energy firm Energy Absolute (EA) says it can sign partnership deals with 4-5 major local oil companies to help finance its 100-billion-baht, 50-gigawatt-hour energy storage facility in Chachoengsao Industrial Estate by the end of this year.


    Out of the jungle

    Business, Published on 07/07/2018

    » The man sits stoically drinking clear soup, a dish he has had for breakfast and lunch every single day for the last decade, as the rest of the group partakes in generous portions of pork, chicken and rice. Sathien Setthasit, founder of Carabao Group, says he has not eaten rice since he went into the jungle to protest the government after the revolts of the 1970s.


    Culture at heart of expat retention

    Business, Published on 03/07/2018

    » While expats say salary is the most important element in the decision to work for an Asian company, culture is the most important factor in deciding to stay, says British recruiting firm Robert Walters.


    Online platforms a leveller for small freight

    Business, Published on 03/07/2018

    » Online freight platforms may enable small trucking players to punch above their weight by fitting them with technology equivalent to that of the industry's giants, helping them reap the benefits of the rapidly growing e-commerce industry.

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