Myanmar earthquake has no affect on Thai dams: EGAT

The 6.7 magnitude earthquake in Myanmar last night has not affected Thailand’s dams, according to state-owned energy producer the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT). A senior EGAT official, Weerachai Chaisakaew, said his organisation, which is responsible for the safety of its dams nationwide, had reviewed data received at seismographs installed at all dams and […]

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Modern Railways Conference in Bangkok Featuring Presentation from the Ministry of Transport and Finance in Thailand

Modern Railways Conference in Bangkok Featuring Presentation from the Ministry of Transport and Finance in Thailand   Mastering realistic strategies of planning, designing, financing, developing, modernising, managing and operating modern rail infrastructure.   Bangkok, Thailand, March 24, 2011 —- marcus evans will be presenting the Modern Railways Conference to be held in Bangkok, Thailand on […]

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Thailand's Nuclear power bid put on back burner

Thailand’s Nuclear power bid put on back burner   No proposal to construct a nuclear power plant will be made while the Democrat Party is still in power, says Energy Minister Wannarat Channukul.   “The PDP [power development plan] committee will need to look at alternative paths for our energy development,” said Mr Wannarat, adding that other […]

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Thailand’s Nuclear power bid put on back burner

Thailand’s Nuclear power bid put on back burner   No proposal to construct a nuclear power plant will be made while the Democrat Party is still in power, says Energy Minister Wannarat Channukul.   “The PDP [power development plan] committee will need to look at alternative paths for our energy development,” said Mr Wannarat, adding that other […]

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AoT seeks study in Bangkok airport dispute

The Airports of Thailand will hire Chulalongkorn University to appraise the costs of additional work done at Suvarnabhumi airport in the run-up to the airport’s opening in September 2006. The decision could help solve the long-running dispute between the AoT and its contractor, ITO Joint Venture. ITO Joint Venture _ comprised of Italian-Thai Development Plc, […]

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Thailand to Expand Space for Yachting With New Marina

With its distinctive limestone cliffs and emerald green water, as featured spectacularly in the 1974 James Bond film “The Man With the Golden Gun,” Phang Nga Bay in Thailand has long been a favorite of yacht owners cruising in Southeast Asia. Phuket Island has been the natural base of the region’s sailing community, but its […]

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Halliburton Awarded Contract Extension in Gulf of Thailand

Halliburton has been awarded a $120 million, three-year contract extension by Chevron Thailand for the provision of directional drilling, measurement-while-drilling (MWD) and logging-while-drilling (LWD) services for its ongoing offshore developments in the Gulf of Thailand. The majority of the wells that Halliburton’s Sperry Drilling business line will service are high-temperature wells that exceed 150°C (302°F), […]

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Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra Celebrates Grand Opening March 29

Traditional Khmer music, Buddhist monks, Cambodia’s deputy prime minister and apsaras will help announce the grand opening of one of Southeast Asia’s most anticipated new hotels March 29 as the Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra makes its debut. The hotel takes the stage in Phnom Penh as the first new five-star hotel to open in the […]

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