Wed, 13 Feb 2019 16:46
Thai airports remove smoking areas
The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) strongly supports Thailand’s move to ban smoking inside the passenger buildings in all its airports to protect non-smokers from exposure to secondhand smoke.
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 18:58
Fire at budget hotel in Delhi kills 17
At least 17 people died when a fire ripped through a budget hotel in Delhi on Tuesday, prompting authorities to launch a safety check of other buildings in the vicinity.
Sun, 10 Feb 2019 01:00
Russian Arctic archipelago sounds alarm over aggressive polar bears
A Russian Arctic archipelago on Saturday declared an emergency situation over an "invasion" of dozens of aggressive polar bears that have entered homes and public buildings.
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 01:00
Leasehold condos become attractive options
MOST leasehold condominium buildings are in the city centre and in high-potential locations where developers cannot buy land or where the land belongs to the state agencies and the Crown Property Bureau. Such locations cover the Rajdamri area, Langsuan and Rama IV Road, according to a survey by property agency Nexus Property Marketing Co Ltd.
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 13:01
Drones, fire trucks, tall buildings wage war on haze
Four water-carrying drones took off from Bangkok City Hall on Friday morning to join three fire engines in the latest assault on health-threatening haze.
Wed, 26 Dec 2018 16:31
Urgent : 4.8 quake hits area near Sicily's Mount Etna
Rome - A 4.8-magnitude earthquake hit the area around Europe's most active volcano Mount Etna early Wednesday, injuring four people, damaging old buildings and forcing the closure of part of a highway running along the sea, Italian civil protection authorities said.
Tue, 25 Dec 2018 01:00
Bosch grows with connected energy, building solutions
LAST YEAR, the energy and building technology business sector sold some 13 million web-enabled devices – everything from connected heating, cooling, and ventilation systems in office buildings, to smart home applications, said Stefan Hartung, a member of Bosch’s board of management, responsible for energy and building technology.
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
Office campus comes to Sukhumvit-Bang Na
Bhiraj Buri Group, an asset management company focused on commercial real estate, has unveiled a plan to open three office buildings in its Summer Lasalle project, the first fully-fledged office campus in the Sukhumvit-Bang Na area.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 06:31
Powerful blast at Japan restaurant injures 42
A powerful blast ripped through a restaurant in northern Japan late Sunday, injuring 42 people, starting fires that took hours to bring under control and leading several neighbouring buildings to collapse, officials and reports said.
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 22:28
Many injured in explosion in Japan's Sapporo : reports
More than 40 people were wounded as buildings collapsed following a blast at a drinking establishment in Sapporo, northern Japan, on Sunday night, Japanese media reported.
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
Developers hitch on to co-working space wagon
THE NUMBER OF co-working space facilities are expanding in Thailand amid changing business models towards a sharing economy, prompting property developers to develop co-working spaces at their commercial buildings, property experts said.
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:00
From parcel delivery to security, Singapore bets big on drones
Hi-tech Singapore is planning to roll out a swarm of drones for tasks that include delivering parcels, inspecting buildings and providing security, but safety and privacy concerns mean the initiative may hit turbulence.
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 02:00
No decision yet on court buildings in Doi Suthep forest
IT IS STILL unclear whether the buildings, initially planned as residences for court officials and judges, in Chiang Mai’s Doi Suthep forestland will be torn down in response to calls from environmentalists.
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 16:15
Urgent : Up to eight feared dead in Marseille building collapse
Marseille - As many as eight people might have died in the southern French city of Marseille in two building collapses, officials said Tuesday after the first body was pulled out from the wreckage.
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 13:35
Secutech: Please feel secure
Secutech Thailand 2018, at Bitec in Bangkok’s Bang Na district from November 8-10, will feature the latest security technologies, including IoT digital security, mobile security and even fire safety for homes and buildings.