• Tue, 23 Apr 2019 01:00
    Thailand to sign rail pact with Laos, China
    THAILAND will sign a memorandum of cooperation with China and Laos for a rail link aimed at fulfilling a regional connectivity ambition, when Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-Cha visits Beijing this week for the second Belt and Road Forum, the Foreign Ministry said yesterday.
    national
  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
    PPP board clarifies  bid for duty-free shops 
    The Public Private Partnership’s (PPP) legal sub-committee has reported to the board of the Public Private Committee yesterday that the AOT Plc’s open bid call for the management of duty-free shops at four airports will not be a joint investment under the Public Private Partnership act, AOT Plc's President Nitinai Sirismatthakarn said after a PPP board meeting yesterday.
    Corporate
  • Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:00
    Third runway approved for main airport
    A PROPOSED third runway for Suvarnabhumi International Airport has cleared the final hurdle, with the Cabinet yesterday approving the Bt21.8 billion project.
    Economy
  • Thu, 11 Apr 2019 14:30
    Latest : EU gives Britain six-month delay to Brexit date
    Brussels - European leaders agreed with Britain on Thursday to delay Brexit by up to six months, saving the continent from what could have been a chaotic no-deal departure at the end of the week.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 04 Apr 2019 14:21
    Cotto and Naoto Fukasawa launch 'Oval' collection
    Cotto, a leading manufacturer of high quality sanitary ware, has launched its latest collection, “Oval”, in collaboration with iconic product designer, Naoto Fukasawa.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 03 Apr 2019 01:00
    Decision near on duty-free auction
    A DECISION will be made in two weeks on whether the auction of the Airports of Thailand (AOT)’s duty-free concession will come under the Private-Public Partnership (PPP) Act, Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
    DUTY-FREE TALKS 
    Thailand's Trade Competition Commission has discussed with state-owned Airports of Thailand (AOT) on bidding for duty-free shops and commercial area concessions for fair competition and optimal gains.
    Corporate
  • Thu, 21 Mar 2019 20:00
    Court decides not to commute sentence for double murderer
    A Laotian was sentenced to death on Thursday for killing two people and seriously injuring another by slashing their throats during a burglary in Samut Prakan.
    national
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 18:23
    Thai Retailers Association demands airport shakeup
    Airports of Thailand PCL (AOT) will have to postpone the March 19 to April 1 window scheduled for the sale of terms of reference envelopes for bidding on commercial space at Suvarnabhumi and duty-free stores at Suvarnabhumi, Phuket, Chiang Mai and Had Yai airports.
    business
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 19:20
    Detained man’s SOS post prompts urgent talks
    THE THAI MINISTRY of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and related agencies were on Tuesday trying to co-ordinate with their Laotian counterparts to free a Thai man detained by police across the border for an unspecified reason.
    national
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 20:00
    Thai junta chief 'review' imperils King Power duty-free monopoly
    Thailand's junta chief warned against the "monopolisation" of the country's airport duty-free sector on Thursday, ordering a review of the bidding process that could threaten the multi-billion-dollar empire of current concession holder King Power.
    national
  • Fri, 08 Mar 2019 20:30
    Satire rips into chaotic Thai politics as polls near
    A billionaire ex-premier plays poker against the junta chief, who has extra cards tucked up his sleeve -- satirical swipes at the country's chaotic politics are peppering Thai art galleries and social media with elections just weeks away.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 03 Mar 2019 19:00
    Bodies of Thai tourists to be brought back from Laos this week
    The relatives of five Thai tourists who died in a car accident on March 1 during their visit to Laos have contacted Laotian authorities to take their bodies home for religious rites later this week.
    national
  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
    Airports concessions shake-up sought
    THE THAI Retailers Association (TRA) said yesterday that it has come to an agreement with the board of the Airports of Thailand (AOT) to divide business concessions at airports into three separate contract types – for duty-free outlets; retail, food and beverage, service and banking; and duty-free pick-up counters. 
    Corporate
  • Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:00
    AOT BOARD TO CONSIDER NEW TERMINAL TODAY
    Airports of Thailand Plc or AOT’s president Nitinai Sirismatthakarn will propose his plan to the board of committee today to open bidding on building Suvarnabhumi International Airport’s controversial second terminal as well as bidding for a new contract for the duty-free concessions.
    Corporate
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