Thai engineering giant signs Tavoy port deal

The largest civil construction company in Thailand, Italian-Thai Development, has signed a contract worth US$8 billion for an infrastructure project in Tavoy in Burma’s Tenasserim Division, the Bangkok Post reports. The Tavoy (Dawei) development project on Burma’s east coast to be built would include a deep-sea port with shipbuilding and maintenance facilities, a petrochemical industrial […]

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Ital-Thai looking for partners

By Yuthana Praiwan, Bangkok Post, Thailand Italian-Thai Development Plc, Thailand‘s largest construction company, will seek strategic partners to co-develop its 75-year landlease development project worth US$58 billion in Dawei, Burma. Chairman Premchai Karnasuta said more than 20 investors have been approached to become the project’s strategic partners and they would co-invest in the first phase […]

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Special Report: Bangkok Airport Railway Link

Airport Railway Link’s new route, or phase 2, is under construction even though its date of completion has yet to be finalized. The new route is expected to help promote Thailand as an aviation hub in the Southeast Asian Region. On August 23, 2010, Thailand’s long-awaited project has finally opened its door to the public. […]

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Project puts trains back on Cambodia's rails

The railroad is many things to people in Cambodia: playground, garbage dump, open-air toilet, livestock grazing ground, a dry path for traversing swampy terrain. What it has not been for many years is working transportation for either people or freight. In fact, train service was halted completely last year. That may change soon. Development specialists […]

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Project puts trains back on Cambodia’s rails

The railroad is many things to people in Cambodia: playground, garbage dump, open-air toilet, livestock grazing ground, a dry path for traversing swampy terrain. What it has not been for many years is working transportation for either people or freight. In fact, train service was halted completely last year. That may change soon. Development specialists […]

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'An off-peak return from Singapore to Scotland…'

Cambodia provides ‘missing link’ in Iron Silk Road rail project By Andrew Buncombe, Asia Correspondent Cambodia‘s railway – for so long the victim of war, turmoil and the neglect that has beset the country – is poised to get moving again. Officials yesterday formally opened the first section of a new network that will stretch […]

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‘An off-peak return from Singapore to Scotland…’

Cambodia provides ‘missing link’ in Iron Silk Road rail project By Andrew Buncombe, Asia Correspondent Cambodia‘s railway – for so long the victim of war, turmoil and the neglect that has beset the country – is poised to get moving again. Officials yesterday formally opened the first section of a new network that will stretch […]

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Cambodian rail line opened to help regional trade

Source: Reuters Cambodia has reopened a stretch of railway destroyed during the country’s war and officials described it as a step towards boosting regional trade through rail links with neighbours. The Asian Development Bank is contributing $84 million to a $141 million project to repair 650 km (400 miles) of railway linking Cambodia‘s capital, Phnom […]

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Ascott Sweeps Top Honours At Prestigious Travel Awards In Asia Pacific And Europe

Ascott has been recognised as the best serviced residence brand, company and operator by leading travel publications in Asia Pacific and Europe CapitaLand’s wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), has been recognised as the best serviced residence brand, company and operator by leading travel publications in Asia Pacific and Europe. Ascott was […]

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