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Construction of new Khon Kaen airport terminal begins

Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith on Sunday presided over the foundation stone-laying ceremony for construction of a new passenger terminal for the Khon Kaen international airport. A budget of about 2 billion baht was approved by the


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ToR for slate of transport projects set for fast track

With poll countdowns starting, the government has vowed to rev up approving terms of reference (ToR) for the planned infrastructure projects worth 300-400 billion baht within four months. Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said several infrastructure


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Cambodian, Thai railway line on track

Cambodian authorities have begun removing a traditional arch at the Poipet border gate opposite Sa Kaeo’s Aranyaprathet to clear land for construction of the long-awaited Thai-Cambodian rail project, Thai officials said Wednesday. Provincial immigration office chief


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BTS pulls in resources for rail projects

SET-listed BTS Group Holdings Plc plans to join the bidding for a 18.3km light rail from Bang Na to Suvarnabhumi airport, the 39.6km Orange Line and a 220km high-speed railway. Chief executive Kavin Kanjanapas said BTS


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Hutchison launches new container terminal in Thailand

Hutchison Port Holdings will spend $600m on building a state-of-the-art container terminal at Thailand’s largest port, Laem Chabang, enabling it to handle half of all the country’s sea trade. The facility will feature the world’s first


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Siemens, Bombardier considered for Thai airport rail contract

BANGKOK –Thailand plans an auction in June for a high-speed rail project to link the country’s three major international airports, with Germany’s Siemens and Bombardier of Canada regarded as two of the leading potential bidders. The


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Thai construction firms pin rebound hopes on EEC

Construction material producers have high hopes that the government’s flagship Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) project and the planned general election next year will turn their fortunes around after a sluggish few years. Nicolas Godet, chief executive


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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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