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    Thai e-marketplaces Shopee and Lazada shift to profitability

    The e-commerce landscape in Thailand experienced a significant shift as major players Shopee and Lazada reported profits for the first time in almost a decade. This change has been attributed to careful spending, operational adjustments, and increased service fees. In 2022, Shopee recorded a profit of 2.4 billion baht, while Lazada posted a profit of 413 million baht. Shopee’s revenue reached…

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    Centel Q1 net profit soars as tourist arrivals boost hotel recovery

    Central Plaza Hotel Plc (Centel) has reported a significant increase in net profit for the first quarter of this year, reaching its highest level since the beginning of the pandemic. This improvement is attributed to a substantial rise in tourist arrivals. In comparison to a net loss of 44 million baht in the first quarter of last year, Centel recorded…

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    Toyota projects 10% profit growth and five-fold increase in EV sales this year

    Toyota Motor Corp revealed on Wednesday that a 10% increase in operating profit is expected during this business year, as sales of pure electric vehicles (EV) are predicted to surge five-fold with a reduction in global supply chain disruption caused by the ongoing chip shortage. The ambitious growth plan was introduced by the newly appointed CEO, Koji Sato, who entered…