Will Thailand’s new COVID surge kill a plan to restart tourism in July? 

Although the third wave of COVID-19 has hit Thailand hard, key decision-makers are still keen to launch the “Phuket Sandbox” on July 1. The sandbox will trial Thailand’s reopening by allowing inoculated foreigners to visit Phuket without having to quarantine. Crucial to its success, however, is whether the government can deliver enough vaccine to achieve […]

Face Mask Wearing is Compulsory at Indoor and Outdoor Public Spaces in Bangkok

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has issued an order requiring the people in the Bangkok Metropolis to wear hygienic masks or cloth masks correctly all the time when they leave their dwelling places. The order was signed by Bangkok Governor Police General Aswin Kwanmuang and will be effect from 26 April 2021 until further notice. […]

Ergomed expands operations in Japan

RNS PRESS RELEASE Ergomed expands operations in Japan New legal entity and regional office established in Tokyo responding to client demand Guildford, UK – 26 April 2021: Ergomed plc (LSE: ERGO) (“Ergomed” or the “Company”), a company focused on providing specialised services to the pharmaceutical industry, announces that its PrimeVigilance business, a global leader in the […]

Philips delivers Q1 sales of EUR 3.8 billion, with 9% comparable sales growth; net income amounts to EUR 40 million and Adjusted EBITA margin improves 390 basis points to 9.5%

April 26, 2021 First-quarter highlights Following the agreement to sell the Domestic Appliances business to global investment firm Hillhouse Capital, this business is reported as a discontinued operation as of Q1 2021. Consequently, sales and results from the Domestic Appliances business are no longer included in the results of continuing operations. Group sales amounted to […]