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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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Construction of green line extension to start in June

Bangkok: The building of the extended section of the Green line rail route from Mor Chit to Pathum Thani will begin in June, the project which costs 58,862millin Bhat is not expected to ease traffic congestion


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Makkasan plot in Bangkok to be developed

A prime land plot owned by The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) in Bangkok’s Makkasan area is to be developed by the Finance Ministry for both commercial and social purposes in a bid to ease public


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Joint Japan-Thai project set for approval

The draft of the Thai-Japanese Free-Trade Agreement (FTA) will be sent to the Cabinet for approval next Tuesday, a source said yesterday. Japan is likely to get Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s approval to its plan to


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