SRT extends contract of Airport Link’s operator for 3 months

The board of the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has endorsed a three-month extension of the contract granted to Deutsche Bahn International (DBI), the operator of the Airport Rail Link. Permanent Secretary for Transport Supoj Saplom announced the progress in the selection of a new company to oversee the management of the Suvarnabhumi Airport Rail […]

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Accor enjoys a bumper year for expansion in Asia Pacific

A record number of hotels committed with over 70 new contracts signed for key markets in the region during 2010 Accor, the world’s largest operator of hotels, announced today the company signed over 70 new development contracts in Asia Pacific during 2010, which will add over 16,000 hotel rooms to the network.  This record number […]

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Central Retail launching Bt10 bn complex on old UK embassy site

To cash in on the fast rebound of the local retail market, Central Retail Corporation (CRC), Thailand’s largest retail conglomerate, will next month hold the official launch of its first premium Bt10 billion multipurpose complex, on the prime plot of land previously occupied by the British Embassy. Named Central Embassy, the complex is aimed at […]

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Onyx Opens Thailand’s Amari Residences Sukhumvit

Thailand’s Onyx Hospitality Group has opened the Amari Residences Sukhumvit. Located on Sukhumvit Soi 2/4, Amari Residences Sukhumvit is just steps away from one of Asia’s most exciting and vibrant shopping districts, Bangkok’s Sukhumvit Road. The 10-storey property features 144 tasteful and modern serviced apartments (studios, one- and two-bedroom suites) each with city views of […]

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Ericsson obtains Thai DTAC 153 million and moves the broadband contract

Ericsson claims to obtain the network staging contracts of the second leading telecommunication operator DTAC in Thailand. According to the contract, Ericsson is responsible for to 3G and 4G the nationwide 2G network staging of DTAC, and is responsible for the management of the new network in the first year when the network runs. Ericsson […]

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Thailand’s PTT unit to build fourth gas pipeline this year

PTT Group’s Gas Transmission Pipeline unit will construct its fourth pipeline this year and expects to start delivering natural gas from Rayong to Kaeng Khoi in Saraburi in 2013. Executive vice president Wichai Pornkeratiwat said yesterday that PTT had hired a contractor for the offshore pipeline, which will have a capacity of 1.2 billion cubic […]

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Thai Glow to start Gheco-1 power plant in Q4

Thai Glow to start Gheco-1 power plant in Q4 Expects to win approval in second round SPPs Thailand’s third-largest private power producer, Glow Energy Pcl said its GHECO-1 power plant was on track to begin operations in the fourth quarter as scheduled. “The Gheco-1 should start commercial operations in the fourth quarter, which is in […]

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Third Thai-Lao bridge set for November opening

Third Thai-Lao bridge set for November opening The third Thai-Lao bridge spanning the Mekong River was scheduled to open in November, offering a new transport link between Thailand and Vietnam, media reports said Tuesday. Construction on the 780-metre bridge between Nakhon Phanom province of Thailand and Khammuane province of Laos is 73-per-cent complete and would […]

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