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.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:11
Japan company admits falsifying data for quake shock absorbers
A company supplying equipment to protect major buildings in Japan from earthquakes has admitted falsifying data, authorities said Wednesday, stressing there was no immediate safety risk.
Sun, 07 Oct 2018 12:51
At least 11 dead in Haiti earthquake: govt spokesman
Port-au-Prince - A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck just off the northwest coast of Haiti late Saturday, killing at least 11 people and causing damage to buildings in the Caribbean nation, authorities said.
Sat, 29 Sep 2018 07:24
Rescuers scramble to reach tsunami-hit Indonesian city
Rescuers scrambled to reach tsunami-hit central Indonesia on Saturday and assess the damage after a strong quake brought down several buildings and sent locals fleeing their homes for higher ground.
Sat, 29 Sep 2018 06:59
Indonesian city hit by tsunami after powerful quake
A powerful earthquake hit central Indonesia on Friday, causing a tsunami that slammed into a city on Sulawesi island with officials saying the tremor had levelled "many" buildings.
Sat, 29 Sep 2018 01:00
Powerful quake rocks Indonesia, 'many' buildings collapse
Makassar, Indonesia - Indonesia was rocked by a powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake Friday, with the national disaster agency saying that "many" buildings had collapsed in the aftermath of the huge tremor.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:26
MIH unveils Myanmar’s fastest fibre-optic Internet
Service provider Myanmar Information Highway (MIH) has introduced the country’s fastest fibre-optic Internet broadband for business, with 100-gigabit-per-second (Gbps) network capacity, covering 23 townships and major buildings in Yangon.
Managing director Sunti Medhavikul said communication infrastructure was one of the keys to businesses success in the digital era.
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 01:00
Re-opened Iraqi railway a lifeline to progress
The newly revived railway between Baghdad and Fallujah snakes across the western Iraqi desert, through a landscape of burned-out tanks, abandoned cars and collapsed buildings.
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 01:00
How scrap tyres could stop buildings collapsing
A breakthrough in protection from earthquakes is in the pipeline
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 01:00
Shareholders of THG back property deal
SHAREHOLDERS of Thonburi Healthcare Group (THG) have approved the company’s purchase of land and buildings in the Pracha-Uthit area in preparation to develop Thonburi Health Village, a residential project for the elderly in Thonburi district.
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 11:36
Panic but no injuries as Venezuela hit by 7.3 magnitude earthquake
Venezuela was rocked by a 7.3-magnitude earthquake near its northeastern coast Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, causing buildings to sway and people to run into the street in panic but there were no reports of fatalities or injuries.
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 16:32
RISC, TINT to study hazard levels of radon gas in Thai buildings
The Research for Innovation & Sustainability Centre (RISC) and the Thailand Institute of Nuclear Technology (TINT) have teamed up to measure levels of the carcinogenic radioactive gas radon in the country’s buildings and construction materials.
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 20:24
Major rally on Aug 26 to ‘reclaim Doi Suthep’
The Doi Suthep Forest Reclamation Network along with its allies will hold a major rally in Chiang Mai on August 26 to demand that buildings in Doi Suthep’s pristine forest be demolished.