President Kiyoyoshi Oba revealed that the company has been operating in Thailand for 61 years in support of the operations of Toyota Motor. “Our business units comprise automotive (80 per cent) including materials, parts and accessories, and non-automotive (20 per cent) such as the production of uniforms for manufacturing personnel, insurance broker services, chemical additives, plastic resins, steel bars and frozen seafood,” he said adding that the company’s overall performance for the first five months was satisfactory. It posted a total revenue from January to May 2018 of Bt32.5 billion, an increase of 4 per cent from the same period last year. To comply with the business strategies of the parent company in Japan, Oba said the company will further expand its non-automotive business unit by operating as a trading house aiming at Japanese life style and food products. The company expects the ratio of contribution from non-automotive products to reach 30 … [Read more...] about TTTC expects 30% revenue contribution from non-automotive business in 5 years
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Singapore Airlines is showcasing its new A380 and 787 Dreamliner Business Class and Suites products islandwide Singapore Airlines Singapore Airlines (SIA) is giving the competition a run for their money with new and improved business class seats for its regional routes. The carrier has invested $350 million to equip an initial 20 787-10s, which will ply routes up to eight hours, with the new product. The next generation business class seats, manufactured by Stelia Aerospace will be positioned in a 1-2-1 layout designed to give every passenger direct aisle access, as opposed to the previous 2-2-2 layout. Besides additional stowage space and in-seat power supply, the new product also reclines directly into a 76-inch fully-flat bed. The seat is 26 inches wide and made by Alcantara using the same material used in luxury yachts and sports cars like Lamborghinis. The new regional business class seats can be fully reclined to become a flat bed. Dylan Tan The 18-inch touch-screen … [Read more...] about You don’t need your passport to try Singapore Airlines’ new Business Class seats and Suites
By Marc Fisher The Washington Post Sari Horwitz Fri., Feb. 23, 2018 They are the sons of wealth, brought up in families accustomed to power. They were raised to show and demand respect, and they were raised to lead. They rose to positions of enormous authority, the president of the United States and the special counsel chosen to investigate him. They dress more formally than most of those around them; both sport meticulously coiffed hair. They have won unusual loyalty from those who believe in them. They attended elite all-male private schools, were accomplished high school athletes and went on to Ivy League colleges. As young men, each was deeply affected by the death of a man he admired greatly. Yet Robert Swan Mueller III and Donald John Trump, born 22 months apart in New York City, also can seem to come from different planets. One is courtly and crisp, the other blustery and brash. One turned away from the path to greater wealth while the other spent half … [Read more...] about Mueller and Trump: Born to wealth and raised to lead. Then, they made sharply different choices.
Apple on Wednesday announced plans to open a new campus in the United States and said it would hire 20,000 new employees over the next five years. It also says it plans to pay $38 billion in repatriation tax. CNBC estimated that with the new repatriation tax rate of 15.5%, the company would bring nearly all its overseas cash, or about $245 billion, back to the United States. Apple on Wednesday announced plans to open a new campus this year as part of an effort to hire 20,000 new workers over the next five years. The company said in a statement that it would “establish an Apple campus in a new location,” to be announced “later in the year,” that would “initially house technical support for customers.” Apple declined to give more information on the location of the new campus, though it says it’s building a separate new facility in Reno, Nevada. Apple also says it will make a “direct … [Read more...] about Apple is building a new campus and will hire 20,000 new employees
Vietjet makes the breakthrough decision to upgrade its standing order of 42 A320neo aircraft to the larger, more universally capable A321neo, demonstrating to the regional airline industry that it will continue on its spectacular rise and successes. Vietjet’s integration of the newest A321neo marks the first time the aircraft is available to passengers in Southeast Asia. This defines the airline’s direction as a truly new-age operator, bringing high quality flight services to an ever broader low-cost market.Showing off the very latest in engine design, advanced aerodynamics, and cabin innovations, the A321neo under Vietjet will bring much greater efficiency to this operator which already prides itself on achieving some of the best efficiency numbers in the business – as well as reducing costs, showing its strong commitment to sustainability and Green operations. The new GTF engines alone cut fuel expenses across the fleet and reduce noise by 75 per cent. It expects … [Read more...] about Vietjet confirms its leading role in the region with latest fleet modernization