Laos defies neighbors on dam project: environmentalists

Laos is forging ahead with construction of a controversial $3.5 billion hydropower dam in breach of an agreement to suspend the project pending approval by ministers of neighboring countries, an environmental group said on Thursday. The Lao government has already given Thai developer Ch Karnchang the go-ahead to resume work on the Xayaburi Dam, informing […]

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Thailand’s largest contractor seeks buyers for 15% of potash mine project

Thailand’s largest contractor seeks buyers for 15% of potash mine project   Italian-Thai Development Plc (ITD), the country’s largest contractor, is offering for sale 15% of its delayed $800-million potash mine in Udon Thani with a plan to begin construction early next year.   The company has been approached by both Thai and foreign partners who want […]

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CBRE Thailand wins 4 Property Awards

As five-star award winners at country level, CBRE Thailand was nominated at the regional level and was subsequently awarded “Best Residential Real Estate Agency Website Asia Pacific” and “Best Property Consultancy Website Asia Pacific”. CBRE Thailand was named the winner for four categories at the country level including the top category five-star winners for “Best […]

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Japan firm develops 'sun-chasing' solar panels

A new Japanese solar power device can generate twice the electricity of current models thanks to moving mirrors that follow the sun throughout the day, according to its developers. Smart Solar International, a Tokyo start-up that also has an office in California, will start producing the system in Japan in August, hoping it will be […]

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Japan firm develops ‘sun-chasing’ solar panels

A new Japanese solar power device can generate twice the electricity of current models thanks to moving mirrors that follow the sun throughout the day, according to its developers. Smart Solar International, a Tokyo start-up that also has an office in California, will start producing the system in Japan in August, hoping it will be […]

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Vietnam among the world’s most expensive place to rent offices

Despite an abundant supply, Vietnam is still among the world’s most expensive place to rent offices. Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi are ranked 19th and 21st respectively among the world’s 100 cities having the highest office rental, according to UK-based property market consultancy Knight Frank. The monthly average rentals in the southern hub and […]

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Salamander Energy sign construction contract of Bualuang Bravo Platform in Thailand

Salamander Energy has signed a contract for the construction of its Bualuang Bravo Platform in Thailand. It is also hoping to complete imminently arrangements for a new debt facility. The Group’s producing assets have performed broadly to plan. During 1Q 2011 production averaged 19,434 bopd. The Group reiterates its average production forecast for 2011 of […]

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Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts Opens Second Property in Thailand

Moevenpick Hotels & Resorts is undertaking management of the 39-Residence The Palm Beach Club and rebranding it Moevenpick Residences Laguna Beach Phuket with immediate effect. The property will ideally complement the Moevenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket, the first property the company opened in Thailand in 2006. Both Phuket properties harmoniously blend Thailand’s gentle […]

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