Mon, 25 Feb 2019 01:00
Mega-projects to hike public debt
RISING government spending on mega-projects, which are deemed crucial to economic growth, will further increase the country’s public debt, economists said with some asking the military to be more efficient in its spending.
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 01:00
Bt180-bn deals for mega-projects to be signed soon
Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong said yesterday that contracts worth about Bt180 billion for six infrastructure mega-projects would be signed before the end of this year, with about Bt130 billion to Bt140 billion of that entering the economic system
Mon, 17 Aug 2015 01:00
Govt 'must prioritise' big projects
KEY business leaders have urged the Transport Ministry to prioritise infrastructure mega-projects to facilitate short-term economic stimulus and promote long-term national competitive strategies.
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 00:00
Mega-projects to fuel power demand, need for coal plants
Energy Minister Pongsak Ruktapongpisal believes the government's Bt2-trillion infrastructure mega-projects, which will support future growth of communities and cities along the new high-speed-rail route, will push up demand for electricity substantially.
Wed, 17 Apr 2013 00:00
Mega-projects to raise GSB lending to Govt
Tue, 08 Jan 2013 00:00
MPs will discuss plan to halt
A proposal to halt "outdated" mega-projects to be implemented by some Myanmar ministries will be put to the session of parliament starting tomorrow, MPs said.