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Thailand, China officially launch train project

Thailand and China on Saturday officially launched their joint railway project even though construction will not start until May next year at the earliest. The launch ceremony was a face-saving gesture intended to live up to


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Thai-Chinese train delayed again

Construction of two medium-speed railway routes under a Thai-Chinese agreement faces yet another delay, less than a month after the two countries pledged to speed up the project. The delay emerged from the latest round of


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China and Thailand agree to start rail work this year

BEIJING – China and Thailand agreed to speed up cooperation on a joint railway project, in an effort to ensure an early start within the year. The railway project is a “priority and highlight” of China-Thailand


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Agreement on Chinese rail project in Thailand worth $23bn off to a bumpy start

A cooperative rail project between China and Thailand has finally been tentatively agreed to after six rounds of negotiations. Agreement on Chinese rail project in Thailand worth $23bn has been reached but is already off to


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Thai gov’t to splash out over $255m on waste treatment works

The Thai government will find nine billion baht from its budget to pay the NVPSKG consortium, the contractor of the canned multi-billion-baht Klong Dan waste water treatment plant in Samut Prakan province. This comes months after


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Thailand approves $12 bln Japan railway scheme

Thailand’s cabinet has approved a $12 billion railway project to be built with Japanese help, a deputy government spokesman said on Tuesday, one of several big-ticket plans the government hopes will stimulate Southeast Asia’s second largest


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Increase in land prices sees Bangkok’s Mo Chit district heat up

Land in Bangkok is getting more expensive, prompting developers to check out areas surrounding Thailand’s capital – such as Mo Chit, considered the new transportation hub as several mass transit lines will go through it. Sansiri,


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Pace Development Corporation tops off the tallest building in Thailand

Pace Development Corporation Plc has announced the successful topping off of MahaNakhon at 77 floors, the tallest building in Thailand. At 314 metres, the skyscraper surpasses the current champion, Baiyoke Tower II, which is 304 m


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The expressway Authority of Thailand (EXAT) is now proposing to implement the Udonratthaya-Ayutthaya Expressway Project.  According to the Act on Private Investment in State Undertaking.  EXAT is inviting private sectors to participate in giving suggestions and


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Thailand’s second largest construction firm eyeing myanmar

SET-listed Ch. Karnchang Plc (CK), Thailand’s second-largest construction firm, is studying infrastructure development opportunities in Myanmar, such as electricity, dam and highway projects. Vorapote Uchupaiboonvong, executive vice-president for accounting and finance, said CK’s main infrastructure investments


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