The vision aims to continually increase petroleum reserves and capture new business opportunities for the listed company’s sustainable growth, he said. Taking up his position as CEO today, Phongsthorn said he would lead the company through both “digital transformation”, which enhances operational efficiency and cost competitiveness, and “organisation transformation”, which results in a lean organisation with agile ways of working. With regard to petroleum exploration and production as the core business, his goal is to increase petroleum reserves to ensure long-term sustainability through securing Gulf of Thailand expiring concessions for both the Bongkot and Erawan fields and via mergers and acquisitions in the Middle East, while accelerating exploration projects in key resources-contributing countries. To capture new business opportunities for sustainable growth, PTTEP is placing a great emphasis on diversifying into … [Read more...] about ‘Transformation’ to the fore as new PTTEP chief exec sets out vision
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With new coach and new arena, Giannis, Bucks are all smiles (Associated Press) - September 25, 2018 - 12:43pm MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo was all smiles but had no jokes. The Milwaukee Bucks' All-Star forward was more business this time around: While he didn't indulge reporters by opening his media day session on Monday (Tuesday Manila time) with a gag, as he had done in previous years, Antetokounmpo still flashed an infectious grin. https://sja.sportradar.com/w/Philstar Global/607336-43374-3410/373100 Things are looking up for the Milwaukee Bucks as they move into a new arena this fall, with a new coach leading a team headlined by one of the NBA's bright, young stars. The organization once had billboards around the city that read "Own the Future." That future is here. "You could make an argument that we're number 1, 2, 3, or 4" in the Eastern Conference, co-owner Marc Lasry said when asked about where the Bucks … [Read more...] about With new coach and new arena, Giannis, Bucks are all smiles
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
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.