Government decries dyke construction progress

Government decries dyke construction progress

State agencies are being urged to speed up flood-protection operations in order to finish dyke construction for industrial estates by August. …[More]

B100bn for flood funds

B100bn for flood funds

Another 100 billion baht worth of flood-related infrastructure programmes will be up for approval by the government in August, says Chakkrit …[More]

India eyes Dawei access

India eyes Dawei access

India is urging Thailand to move forward with the logistics development project connecting Kanchanaburi to Dawei so it can use Thailand as a …[More]

Suvarnabhumi expansion advances

Suvarnabhumi expansion advances

Capacity gain to 60m slated for 2018The long-awaited expansion of Suvarnabhumi Airport, which should have been completed by now, looks …[More]

Inspirational Manhattan project has potential in Bangkok

Inspirational Manhattan project has potential in Bangkok

A sight for sore eyes – maybe, or maybe not.

Making visits to our sites is one of my routines on weekends. A half-day’s …[More]

Thailand capable of financing mega-projects: Virabongsa

Thailand capable of financing mega-projects: Virabongsa
April 26th, 2012 in Infrastructure / Logistics

Former Deputy Prime Minister Virabonga Ramangkura is pushing for huge investment on mega projects. …[More]

High-speed rail touted

High-speed rail touted
April 26th, 2012 in Infrastructure / Logistics

Regional economies, tourism to benefitThe government is defending its planned high-speed train lines, saying their development will stimulate …[More]

Berli Jucker eyes regional acquisitions

Berli Jucker eyes regional acquisitions
April 25th, 2012 in Infrastructure / Logistics

Berli Jucker’s chief wants at least to double the company’s business contribution from Asean countries from the current 15 per cent to between …[More]

BKK expansion a must, IATA says

BKK expansion a must, IATA says

Strained capacity will send flyers elsewhere

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has warned that …[More]

Local residents support dykes

Local residents support dykes
April 19th, 2012 in Infrastructure / Logistics

Public is also asking for government help

AYUTTHAYA : Residents of Ayutthaya province agree on the construction …[More]

Ch Karnchang signs Xayaburi project deal

Ch Karnchang signs Xayaburi project deal
April 18th, 2012 in Infrastructure / Logistics

Despite the current row over the future of the Xayaburi hydropower project in Laos, Ch Karnchang has made another move to bring it to …[More]

Autochannel active at Suvarnabhumi

Autochannel active at Suvarnabhumi

The automatic passport screening system at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport went into operation yesterday without a snag, much to the rejoice …[More]

Thai flyers get fast track

Thai flyers get fast track

Autochannel, a new automated passport control for locals, is expected to speed up immigration lines at Suvarnabhumi and allow better allocation …[More]

Myanmar border trade pushed

Myanmar border trade pushed
April 5th, 2012 in Infrastructure / Logistics

Two Kanchanaburi checkpoints sought

Businessmen in Kanchanaburi want to see two more checkpoints opened …[More]

Executives doubt flood plans

Executives doubt flood plans
April 3rd, 2012 in Infrastructure / Logistics

Executives from industrial and agricultural conglomerates in Thailand fear that the lack of coordination between concerned government agencies …[More]

Fast-track project funding considered

Fast-track project funding considered
April 3rd, 2012 in Infrastructure / Logistics

The government must complete disbursements of 120 billion baht in flood-related investments by the end of this month, says Wirun Techapaiboon, …[More]

Port authority woos more banks to e-payment scheme

Port authority woos more banks to e-payment scheme
April 3rd, 2012 in Infrastructure / Logistics

The Port Authority of Thailand is seeking four more banks to join its Internet payment network for exporters and importers at Bangkok …[More]

Committee pushes rail plans after $1bn loan

Committee pushes rail plans after $1bn loan
April 2nd, 2012 in Infrastructure / Logistics

The government is being urged to speed up rail development after securing a US$1-billion loan from the World Bank. …[More]

PPS eyes state projects

PPS eyes state projects
March 23rd, 2012 in Infrastructure / Logistics

Project Planning Services Co (PPS), an engineering consultant, is counting on megaprojects to drive its revenue growth to 10% this year. …[More]

As queues grow, airport debate rages

As queues grow, airport debate rages

Bangkok’s “single” airport controversy has returned to haunt all participants in the travel sector, especially air passengers who are most …[More]

Budget air to fly from Don Mueang

Budget air to fly from Don Mueang
March 16th, 2012 in Infrastructure / Logistics

Govt decision prompted by mounting chaos and congestion at Suvarnabhumi …[More]

Saha Rattana races against clock for dyke, debt rejig

Saha Rattana races against clock for dyke, debt rejig
March 15th, 2012 in Infrastructure / Logistics

Time is running out for Saha Rattana Nakorn Industrial Estate to get a fresh loan to build a flood-prevention dyke as it plans to seek a green light …[More]

Strengthening supply Chains for the AEC

Strengthening supply Chains for the AEC
March 14th, 2012 in Infrastructure / Logistics

Are organisations supply chain-centric enough? This question should be at the top of C-level executives’ minds as the Asean Economic …[More]

UN Escap convenes ministerial conference on transport

UN Escap convenes ministerial conference on transport
March 13th, 2012 in Infrastructure / Logistics

Governments of countries across the Asia-Pacific region will meet in Bangkok from today until March 16, for high-level talks on …[More]

Thai companies plan for possible floods

Thai companies plan for possible floods
March 12th, 2012 in Infrastructure / Logistics

Taking steps to minimise disruptions

Retailers and manufacturers are taking steps to protect themselves …[More]

Japan extends assistance to post-flood reconstruction

Japan extends assistance to post-flood reconstruction
March 9th, 2012 in Infrastructure / Logistics

Japan is considering a grant worth 7-8 billion yen to Thailand, to finance the elevation of Bangkok’s outer ringroad and the water gate …[More]

Mjets reopens Don Mueang terminal

Mjets reopens Don Mueang terminal
March 9th, 2012 in Infrastructure / Logistics

Thailand’s sole dedicated private jet terminal has reopened as its operator moves strenuously to rebuild traffic lost during the four-month …[More]

SCG Logistics: Prepare continuity plans

SCG Logistics: Prepare continuity plans
March 8th, 2012 in Infrastructure / Logistics

Businesses are being urged to come up with business continuity management (BCM) plans and scenario planning to minimise …[More]

Collapsed platform brings abandoned Hopewell back in public eye

Collapsed platform brings abandoned Hopewell back in public eye

The recent collapse of a giant concrete slab and steel scaffolding at the Hopewell project will attract more public attention to the pending …[More]

Passengers give top marks to Don Mueang restart

Passengers give top marks to Don Mueang restart
March 7th, 2012 in Infrastructure / Logistics

Passengers at Don Mueang Airport were happy with its trouble-free reopening yesterday after its temporary closure during last year’s …[More]

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