Airport Just Latest Chinese Foray into Burma's Transport Sector

A Chinese company will invest US $100 million toward the construction of an airport near Naypyidaw, the new capital built by Burma’s ruling junta in 2004, in the latest move by China to expand its involvement in the Southeast Asian country’s transport sector. The company, China Communications Construction (CCC), signed a deal to work on […]

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Airport Just Latest Chinese Foray into Burma’s Transport Sector

A Chinese company will invest US $100 million toward the construction of an airport near Naypyidaw, the new capital built by Burma’s ruling junta in 2004, in the latest move by China to expand its involvement in the Southeast Asian country’s transport sector. The company, China Communications Construction (CCC), signed a deal to work on […]

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Marcus Evans to Present Modern Railways Conference on 16-18 May in Bangkok

Marcus Evans to Present Modern Railways Conference on 16-18 May in Bangkok Marcus Evans will be presenting the Modern Railways Conference to be held in Bangkok, Thailand on the 16-18 May 2011. It will be a one-stop platform to discuss the future of rail infrastructure, including planning, expansion, execution, project funding, day-to-day operations, round-the-clock maintenance, […]

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The Yamu Phuket backed by Ong Beng Seng in Singapore

The Yamu, a luxury villa and hotel resort in Phuket, Thailand has secured financial backing from Singaporean investment group Hotel Properties Limited and the Thai KS Group in Thailand. Luxury villa and hotel resort, The Yamu, has secured financial backing from Singaporean investment group Hotel Properties Limited (HPL) and from the Thai KS Group in […]

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High-speed rail has potential to benefit both Thailand and China

THE NATION The Sino-Thai bullet-train project should advance the interests of both countries, observers say. A Transport Ministry source notes that the attempt of Thailand to make the project happen soon could bring unwelcome consequences to the country. No evaluation has been conducted yet on all the economic impacts of the project on the country. […]

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Mekong Dams will unleash untold misery

When Zeus warned Pandora never to open the box given to her, the temptation proved too strong and Pandora forever unleashed into the world misery, suffering and sorrow. Today, much like this mythical Greek tragedy, the decision-makers of the Mekong sub-region face a similar temptation in the form of a cascade of hydropower dams proposed […]

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Phuket's The Yamu Secures New Investment Partners

Campbell Kane, the luxury hotel developers of The Yamu, have secured backing by an investment team comprised of Singapore tycoon Ong Beng Seng’s Hotel Properties Limited and Thailand’s KS Group. Singapore‘s Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels acted as an advisor for the transaction. While construction of the Hotel was suspended due to the global financial crises, […]

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Phuket’s The Yamu Secures New Investment Partners

Campbell Kane, the luxury hotel developers of The Yamu, have secured backing by an investment team comprised of Singapore tycoon Ong Beng Seng’s Hotel Properties Limited and Thailand’s KS Group. Singapore‘s Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels acted as an advisor for the transaction. While construction of the Hotel was suspended due to the global financial crises, […]

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The Big List: 2010's Biggest Renewable Energy Projects

Here we give you the biggest renewable energy projects that came online in 2010 in the all the renewable energy industries. Renewable energy development continued at a good pace this year, with record-breaking projects announced almost as often as once per week. The editors of the renewable energy world network put our heads together to […]

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The Big List: 2010’s Biggest Renewable Energy Projects

Here we give you the biggest renewable energy projects that came online in 2010 in the all the renewable energy industries. Renewable energy development continued at a good pace this year, with record-breaking projects announced almost as often as once per week. The editors of the renewable energy world network put our heads together to […]

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