Loxley investing in solar farms

Loxley Plc, one of Thailand’s largest trading conglomerates, has expanded into the renewable energy business by investing in solar farm projects in Thailand and exploring opportunities in neighbouring countries. Piboon Piboontum, vice-president for financial management, said Loxley’s joint venture was building an 8.7-megawatt solar farm on 215 rai of land in Prachin Buri at a […]

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Bangkok’s Central Embassy mixed-use complex to boast Thailand’s first ‘ultra-premium’ cinema

Thailand’s largest retailer Central Group recently announced plans to develop a THB13 billion (US$427.4 million) Central Embassy complex on a 9-rai plot of land acquired from the British Embassy. Slated to open in the last quarter of 2013, the 37-floor complex will comprise of an 8-storey retail mall offering a comprehensive mix of internationally-renowned luxury […]

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Hotel Indigo Phuket being built on Naithon Beach

Hotel Indigo, the boutique brand of Intercontinental Hotels Group, has announced the opening of its first hotel and resort in Phuket, Thailand. The new luxury hotel, being built by Tiansin Property Development Co. Ltd., will be Hotel Indigo’s second in Thailand. Their first, The Hotel Indigo on Wireless Road, Bangkok, is scheduled to open by […]

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Govt to invite global bidding on high-speed rail projects

By The Nation The government will be open to private firms from all countries vying to take part in the Bangkok-Rayong and Bangkok-Chiang Mai high-speed-rail projects on an international bidding basis, Deputy Prime Minister He made the remark after a meeting of the committee tasked to promote the private sector’s investment role on a private-public […]

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Golden Tulip opens first hotel in Bangkok

Golden Tulip opens first hotel in Bangkok Paris-based Golden Tulip Hospitality Group, which operates more than 230 hotels worldwide, launched its latest Bangkok property last night with an event that showcased the group’s “international standards and local flavours” with all the flair for which it is renowned. The 24-storey former Radisson Hotel on Soi Saengcham, […]

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Horticulture consultant files lawsuit against MGM Ho Tram Project

Siam Orchids Thailand Company Limited announced that it will commence legal action for breach of contract against the MGM Ho Tram Casino Project in Vung Tau, Vietnam. The horticulture consultant/project manager claims bad faith and 24 months of unpaid invoices. A spokesman for Siam Orchids said: “It is with great regret that we have to […]

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German consortium to develop 200MW in Thailand

Investment group Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft (DEG) and two other German companies have announced plans to develop 200MW of wind projects in Thailand. State-owned DEG, wind developer Energiequelle and consultant Geo-Net Umweltconsulting have established project development company WIP. They each hold a one-third share. The group aims to develop at least 200MW in Central Thailand. […]

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