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Thai Cabinet approves high-speed train project linking 3 main airports

The Cabinet on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for a 200-billion-baht high-speed train network connecting three international airports. Nattaporn Jatusripitak, an adviser to Prime Minister’s Office, told reporters after the Cabinet meeting that the terms of reference,


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Thailand: Golden Land to finish construction of CBD tower ahead of schedule

SET-listed Golden Land Property Development Plc (GOLD) will complete an office tower at Samyan Mitrtown with a lettable area of 48,000 square meters in October 2019, three months faster than scheduled. President Thanapol Sirithanachai said the


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High-speed rail linking 3 Thai airports wins committee approval

The Eastern Economic Corridor Board has approved in principle a 260km high-speed train project seamlessly linking Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang and U-Tapao airports at a cost of 200 billion baht Industry Minister Uttama Savanayana said on Monday


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Thai Gov’t Green Lights 168 infrastructure projects for EEC scheme

The head of the Eastern Economic Corridor project says 168 infrastructure projects totalling 989 billion baht have got official government approval. The government has approved 168 infrastructure development projects worth a combined 989 billion baht for


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Thailand’s Betong airport to open in early 2020

YALA, Thailand, Dec 8 (NNN-Bernama) — Thailand’s Transport Minister, ArkhomTermpittayapaisith, on Friday laid the foundation stone for the country’s upcoming Betong Airport in the southern province of Yala, which is scheduledto be ready in 2020, the


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Land seizures set for train projects ease

The cabinet has approved in principle six draft announcements by the Prime Minister’s Office concerning expropriation of land for three electric train projects. The projects are the Pink Line from Khae Rai to Min Buri, the


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Thailand finally approves first stage of high-speed railway to China

The Thai government has approved plans for a long-awaited high-speed railway to China, meaning that it might actually fulfill its promise of beginning construction on the much-anticipated line before the end of this year. On Tuesday, Thailand greenlit the first


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Bangkok observation tower to be built with no bidding

The cabinet on Tuesday approved a plan to build a 4.6-billion-baht observation tower in Bangkok without a call for bids, Athisit Chainuwat, an assistant to the government spokesman, said the cabinet agreed with the Treasury Department’s


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Thai junta to invoke executive order to kick-start $5 bln rail project with China

Thailand’s prime minister will invoke an executive order to allow construction to start on a $5.5 billion railway project with China, which forms part of Beijing’s regional infrastructure drive but has been beset by delays. The


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Japan keen on bidding for Bangkok high-speed train project

TOKYO – Japan has shown a high level of interest in joining the bidding for the construction of the 193.5 km Bangkok-Rayong high-speed train project that will link the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) and three international


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