Sansiri Awarded “The Best Developer in Thailand” by “South East Asia Property Awards 2013”

Sansiri Public Company Limited, a leading real estate company, has been awarded the Best Developer in Thailand by “South East Asia Property Awards 2013” in recognition of the company’s hard work and passion. This award also highlights Sansiri’s outstanding position among other developers in South East Asia. Therefore, it is not surprising that Sansiri’s real […]

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UAE’s Mubadala awards contract for Thai oil field

Mubadala Petroleum said on Tuesday that it has awarded the contract to develop an oil field in Thailand. The UAE-based company said in a statement that the platform engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) contract for the Nong Yao oil field has been awarded to Nippon Steel and Sumikin Engineering Co Ltd. Work has […]

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Govt’s infrastructure projects will breathe life into construction sector says Construction Institute of Thailand (CIT)

The Construction Institute of Thailand (CIT) has revealed that the 1 trillion baht investment target in the construction sector this year is unlikely to be realized, and that the industry’s growth next year might still be on a slow pace. CIT Director Chakporn Oonjitt stated this year’s declining growth in the construction industry is in […]

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Thailand’s Private sector eagerly awaiting Bt2 trillion investment

A Thai construction company is entering a joint venture with a Chinese firm to bid for the construction of dual rail tracks under the government’s mega infrastructure plans, tentatively scheduled to kick off next year. Pasit Leesakul, director of TRC Construction Co, said the private sector is anxiously waiting for the launch of the development […]

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Locals Won’t Be Missing ‘Bangkok Stonehenge’;the remnants of Hopewell Project

There is no doubt that, if left to stand for the next thousand years, the yet-unborn generations of Thais would be debating the possible purpose of hundreds of concrete pillars that lined the stretch of railroad in northern Bangkok. For the moment, though, the towering concrete slabs – appropriately nicknamed by many as ′Bangkok Stonehenge′ […]

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Thailand top destination for Hitachi’s operations

THE ASIAN market is growing rapidly and the region is important for Hitachi’s operations, its president Hiroaki Nakanishi said recently. The Japanese company has also increased its business activities in many Asian countries that need to expand their infrastructure base. “Thailand is the top investment destination of Hitachi in the Asean region. The country is […]

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Swedish hotel entrepreneur protests Thai coal power plant: Say ‘No to Coal’ and ‘Yes for the Rule of Law’

OPINION: SwedishIndian lawyer and diveinstructor Aruna Singh protests a coal power plant on the tourist island Koh Lanta. The Island of Koh Lanta and the Krabi province, in Thailand, are battling to save their beloved islands, their National Marine parks and their untouched coral reefs, from a Government Petrochemical Industrial Estate in the south of […]

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Myanmar’s wind power attracts Thai and other foreign firms

Firms from Thailand and China are studying the feasibility of wind power in Myanmar, where 70 per cent of the population has no access to electricity, media reports said Sunday. Gunkul Engineering Public Company Ltd of Thailand and China Three Gorges Company agreed to study wind power generation in separate parts of the country, Aung […]

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