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Thailand to proceed with plan to build $1.4bn second terminal at Suvarnabhumi

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha insists that construction of Terminal 2 at Suvarnabhumi airport must go ahead despite an ongoing dispute over its location. Gen Prayut said it was necessary to increase capacity to handle passengers at


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Work starts on one of region’s tallest towers

Thai conglomerate TCC Group has begun construction of “the largest private sector property development initiative ever undertaken in Thailand” – a commercial complex in Bangkok with an investment value of $3.9bn and a floor area of


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Dual-track upgrade attracts foreign bidders

Seven companies will be competing to supply signalling and communications equipment for the first phase of the dual-track rail upgrade project, according to State Railway of Thailand deputy governor Sujit Chaosirikul. Five foreign companies, two companies


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Thai Transport Ministry halts plan to build Suvarnabhumi airport 2nd terminal

The Transport Ministry has put the brakes on Airports of Thailand Plc’s (AoT) plan to build Suvarnabhumi airport’s 42-billion-baht second terminal, saying the scheme fails to take into consideration all related infrastructure projects. Permanent secretary for


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Thailand says ‘making progress’ with high-speed Thai-Chinese railway

BELT AND ROAD:Bangkok has so far only built 3.5km of its portion of a line linking Kunming and Singapore, but is today to agree to build a bridge to the Laotian capital BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s


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Hopewell (Thailand) Co to receive B11.88bn payout

The Supreme Administrative Court has overruled the lower court and ordered the State Railway of Thailand and the Transport Ministry to pay 11.88 billion baht in compensation to Hopewell (Thailand) Co for the cancellation of a


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Thai CP Group nears deal on high-speed link to 3 airports

Thailand’s largest conglomerate is about to sign a $6.9bn deal with a Chinese contractor to build a high-speed railway connecting three of the country’s largest airports, according to the State Railway of Thailand. The State Railway


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SRT ramps up efforts to lease its land

The debt-ridden State Railway of Thailand (SRT) is ramping up efforts to lease its three prime land plots in Bangkok to be used for a 400 billion-baht commercial development project in a bid to bolster revenues.


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Thailand’s FFP pushes hyperloop transit plan

The Future Forward Party (FFP) enlarged on its plan to develop a hyperloop line from Chiang Mai to Phuket if it wins the election, claiming a mass transit system in which passengers would travel in pods


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CP consortium not ready for talks on three-airport railway

Charoen Pokphand chief executive Suphachai Chearavanont leads his team to submit the consortium’s tender for construction of a high-speed train project connecting Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang and U-Tapao airports, in Bangkok last November. Charoen Pokphand Group on


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