International Chain Takes Over West Sands

Mai Khao’s West Sands destination resort has entered into a hotel management agreement with Singapore‘s Ariva Hospitality. Industry veterans Cameron Ong (ex Ascott CEO) and Jean-Claude Erne head the new brand which has quickly grown to 8 properties in the region including China and Vietnam. Their development pipeline includes expansion into the Philippines and Middle […]

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Appointment of CBRE Indochina to sell JSM Indochina’s property portfolio

Appointment of CBRE Indochina to sell JSM Indochina’s property portfolio 20 September 2010 – The Board of JSM Indochina Limited (AIM: JSM.L) is pleased to announce that CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) has been appointed to sell the property portfolio owned by JSM Indochina Ltd , comprising assets in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and Phnom […]

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Mong Reththy to build 32M Cooking oil plant

Mong Reththy to build 32M Cooking oil plant Agricultural investment firm Mong Reththy Group and an unnamed Thai company have agreed to invest US$32 million in a joint venture to build Cambodia’s first cooking-oil plant. Mong Reththy, senator and head of Mong Reththy Group, said yesterday that an agreement had been made, and that the […]

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NGOs campaign to defer dams construction in Lower Mekong Basin

NGOs campaign to defer dams construction in Lower Mekong Basin Campaigners on Tuesday expressed concern against the members from the Lower Mekong Basin to continue building dams to meet energy demands. In an interview with reporter in Bangkok on Tuesday, Carl Middleton from International Rivers said that concerned activists have been calling the Mekong River […]

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Laos to construct at least 20 new hydro plants by 2020

Laos to construct at least 20 new hydro plants by 2020 Electricity sector leaders in Laos have said the country will build at least two hydropower plants every year until 2020, according to wire reports from the region. To date, the country has a total of 14 hydroelectric power plants, with a combined capacity of […]

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Malaysian firm to build dam in Laos on Mekong River tributary

Malaysian firm to build dam in Laos on Mekong River tributary A Malaysian firm has been granted permission to build a 130-megawatt dam in north-western Laos on a tributary of the Mekong River, state media reports said Monday. Malaysia‘s Asia Pacific Business Lin Snd Bhd Co Ltd (AP Bizlink) last week signed an agreement with […]

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'Bold plan' for Mekong area rail link approved

‘Bold plan’ for Mekong area rail link approved A “bold” plan for a railway system connecting more than 300 million people who live around one of the world’s great rivers, the Mekong, was approved Friday, officials said. Ministers from Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam adopted the plan which they called “a significant first […]

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‘Bold plan’ for Mekong area rail link approved

‘Bold plan’ for Mekong area rail link approved A “bold” plan for a railway system connecting more than 300 million people who live around one of the world’s great rivers, the Mekong, was approved Friday, officials said. Ministers from Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam adopted the plan which they called “a significant first […]

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