Sea front properties in Phuket perform the best, report shows

Luxury properties with a sea frontage on the Thai island of Phuket were the best performing properties, according to the latest real estate market overview. The Residential Market View quarter three 2010 report from CB Richard Ellis shows that there was a continued recovery in tourism arrivals and the consultants expect that this trend will […]

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The Netherlands to help ease flooding in Thailand

By Jutharat ThipnamphaThe Nation The Science Ministry, in cooperation with the Dutch embassy, is working on a flood-prevention plan as a long-term resolution of the erosion and problems caused by rising sea levels faced by Bangkok and coastal provinces. The Netherlands, in its capacity as a world expert in dam construction and flood management, has […]

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Mitr Phol invests B3.7bn in new renewable projects

Mitr Phol, Asia’s largest sugar producer, will invest 3.7 billion baht in its new renewable energy projects in Thailand and expand the group’s power business to neighbouring countries, starting with a biomass plant China. The group has also targeted development of other types of power plants including solar and co-generation, said Suwat Kamolpanus, managing director […]

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Gas-supply stoppages could mean higher power price

Electricity costs could rise this year because of temporary stoppages in natural-gas supply from the Gulf of Thailand and Burma, which will force the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand to resort to the more expensive alternative of bunker oil. Egat estimates it will need 216 million litres of bunker oil this year to replace natural […]

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French giant explores renewable power opportunities in Asia

French giant explores renewable power opportunities in Asia GDF Suez, the world’s largest independent power producer, is looking to expanding its investment in renewable energy in Asia which it sees as a source of “decarbonated” power. “We intend to develop not only fossil fuel power but also renewable energy because it is clean energy,” said […]

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Looking for JOINT VENTURE Partners for water and wastewater treatment equipment business for THAILAND AND VIETNAM

Hi Friends, We are looking for JOINT VENTURE Partners for water and wastewater treatment equipment business for THAILAND AND VIETNAM. Hi Fellows, We are looking for JOINT VENTURE Partners for water and wastewater treatment equipment business for THAILAND AND VIETNAM. If anyone here is interested or knows anyone who might be interested for a Medium […]

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Puravarna CEO in Phuket Prison Awaiting Trial

Puravarna CEO in Phuket Prison Awaiting Trial By Chutima Sidasathian ALLEGED Phuket property swindler Steven James Granville has been transferred from Bangkok to Phuket Prison to await trial over the failed Puravarna brand. Mr Granville, 44, the executive officer of a Phuket-based property development firm, Puravarna Resorts Co, denies accusations of fraud involving more than […]

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