Bangkok Post Public Company Limited

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ACHIEVEMENTS IN 2018 AND OUTLOOK FOR 2019

GROUP OPERATING PERFORMANCE IN 2018

The Bangkok Post Group in 2018 continued to focus on streamlining operations, improving productivity and efficiency, and investing in new services and technologies to meet the ongoing challenges faced by the Thai print media industry. The company aggressively expanded its digital products and services as well as its event management businesses, building upon its market-leading brands led by the flagship English language Bangkok Post, Thailand’s oldest newspaper; Post Today, a Thai-language business daily newspaper; and Thai language editions of top international magazines, including Elle and Forbes Thailand.

In 2018, Bangkok Post Plc. and its subsidiary companies reported a consolidated net loss attributable to equity holders of (167.65) million baht or (0.34) baht per share, a significant improvement from a loss of (358.83) million baht or (0.72) baht per share from the year before. Total consolidated sales and service revenue for 2018 was 1,230.03 million baht, down 7.41% from the year before, while consolidated costs of sales and services was 991.26 million baht, down 14.27% from the year before. The Board of Directors resolved to omit the dividend payment for the year 2018, and resolved to call for the 2019 Annual General Shareholders Meeting to be held on 24th April 2019 at 11.00 a.m., at the Conference Room, Bangkok Post Building, 8th Floor, 136 Sunthorn Kosa Road, Klong Toey. Shareholders whose names appear in the Shareholder Register on Thursday 7th March 2019 are cordially invited to attend the Meeting.

LOOKING FORWARD

The Bangkok Post Group in 2019 will continue to focus on streamlining its newspaper and magazine portfolio while increasing focus on digital platforms and services. The company will also continue to diversify its revenue streams and leverage its strengths as Thailand’s leading news and information content provider. Branded lifestyle, entertainment and business events will be expanded to meet growing needs from the company’s consumer and client base.

The company will also continue to expand its partnerships with other leading companies across a range of industries consistent with its commitment and mission statement to serve as a trustworthy, reliable and informative source of information for the public.

Updated: End of 2018

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