• Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
    RAIL TALKS CONTINUE 
    A Charoen Pokphand Group (CP Group)-led consortium will revise its proposal for the Bt224-billion high-speed rail project to link three of the country’s main airports, in the hope of easing deadlock over financial aspects, while State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has sets its target to finish the negotiations before the Songkran holidays next month.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
    JBIC SUPPORTS HIGH-SPEED RAIL PROJECT
    Japan Bank for International Cooperation or JBIC is continuing its support for building a high-speed train in Thailand, as well as supporting small and medium-sized Japanese enterprises expanding their investment in the Eastern Economic Corridor, Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong said after meeting with JBIC’s management yesterday.
    Economy
  • Wed, 13 Mar 2019 01:00
    Details of airport rail link, mega  EEC projects may get a closer look 
    THAILAND’S political parties have vowed to continue development of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), while Democrat Party and Pheu Thai Party will review the high-speed railway project.
    Economy
  • Fri, 08 Mar 2019 01:00
    Japan bank reaffirms high-speed rail backing
    THE Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has reassured Thailand of its commitment to supporting a Bt224-billion high-speed railway project that will connect the country’s three main airports.
    Economy
  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
    LAND EXPROPRIATION 
    State Railway of Thailand (SRT) plans to go ahead with land expropriation of 850 rai for the high-speed railway project to connect the country's three main airports, said Voravuth Mala, SRT's acting governor.
    Economy
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
     Completion of bids for Thai-China  rail project expected in March 
      TRANSPORT Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith is confident of completing the bids for the remaining 12 separate contracts of the Thai-Chinese high-speed rail project, with the first phase running from Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima, in March this year.
    Economy
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
    Second bidder will be considered if no deal on high-speed rail 
    NEGOTIATIONS in relation to the Bt224.5-billion high-speed railway project have yet to be concluded, while the secretary-general of the Eastern Economic Corridor (ECC) Committee has indicated that if a deal was not reached, BSR Joint Venture’s proposal will be considered. 
    Real Estate
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    SRT, CP TO MEET AGAIN ON HIGH-SPEED RAIL 
    Committee members of the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) will again meet with representatives from the CP Group to discuss the conditions for the high-speed train project linking three international airports (U-Tapao, Don Muang, and Suvarnabhumi) on February 12.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 01 Feb 2019 01:00
    CP GROUP, GOVT CONTINUE TALKS ON RAIL-LINK PROJECT 
    State agencies and the Charoen Pokphand Group are continuing their negotiation on the high-speed railway project which will link up Thailand's three main international airports, said Kanit Sangsubhan, secretary general of the Eastern Economic Corridor Office.
    Economy
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 19:46
    Driving slowly in high-speed lane to soon become a punishable offence
    MOTORISTS driving at low speed in right-hand lanes will soon be subjected to fines, thanks to the National Legislative Assembly (NLA), giving a nod in principle to a draft law amending the Land Traffic Act yesterday.
    national
  • Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00
    FUNDING OFFER FOR AIRPORT  RAIL LINK UP FOR DEBATE 
    The State Railway of Thailand ( SRT ) will today negotiate with CP Group the financial structure for the development of the high-speed rail link connecting three international airports : Suvarnabhumi, Don Muang, and U-Tapao. 
    Economy
  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
    Debate on CP rail-link offer today
    THE selection committee of the Bt224.5-billion high-speed railway project will today discuss a “special proposal” from Charoen Pokphand Group (CP Group) and its allies, while State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has called for a two-week extension to the negotiation period before contract signing.
    Economy
  • Wed, 26 Dec 2018 01:00
    NBTC OFFERS FREE INTERNET 
    The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) will provide free high-speed Internet to 600,000 households, totalling 1.8 million people in 3,920 villages in the remote areas of Thailand, for three years.
    Tech
  • Tue, 25 Dec 2018 17:51
    NBTC to offer free Internet access in remote areas
    The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) will provide free high-speed Internet access to 600,000 households totalling 1.8 million people in 3,920 villages in remote areas for three years.
    Economy
  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 10:10
    Too much speed! Lampang drug smugglers crash cargo of 4 million meth pills
    A high-speed chase on Lampang roads ended with screeching tyres and the crunch of metal on Tuesday when drug-runners crashed their pickup before abandoning the vehicle and escaping on foot. They left behind a huge cargo of several million methamphetamine pills.
    Breaking News
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