Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:15
Gates to Iconsiam megacity now open for the world to be enchanted
ICONSIAM, the Bt54 billion (US$1.65 billion) megacity project of future living today, has opened as an iconic landmark of Thailand’s eternal prosperity on the Chao Phraya River.
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:20
Megabangna aims to be ‘Megacity’, a meeting place for all
SF Development, owner of the Megabangna shopping centre outside Bangkok, said this week its new 10,000-square-metre Mega FoodWalk retail extension, which includes a seven-storey carpark, resulted in 15 per cent more visitors in December compared to last year.
Fri, 26 Jan 2018 09:05
Bangkok soon to be a megacity
Industry experts revealed at the recent Thailand Tourism Forum that Bangkok is on the cusp of emerging as the world’s next “megacity”. Within five years, the rapid expansion of Bangkok’s subway system will succeed in opening up unprecedented spaces and with it huge opportunities for the travel and tourism industry.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 01:00
Developer outlines vision for future shopping complexes
CHRISTIAN OLOFSSON, managing director of SF Development Co, operator of Megabangna shopping mall in Bangkok, has revealed his philosophy for how shopping centres in Thailand should be developed.
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 15:38
New Tokyo governor pledges Olympic cost probe
TOKYO - Tokyo's new governor on Tuesday promised a formal review of the megacity's problem-plagued preparations for the 2020 Olympics as concerns grow over soaring costs.
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 01:00
Millions hunker down in Philippine capital ahead of deadly storm
Millions of people in the Philippine capital hunkered down yesterday as a major storm churned towards the megacity, after killing at least 21 people and destroying thousands of homes on remote islands.
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 12:50
Panic grows as Nigeria doctor is infected with virus
Lagos - Nigerian authorities said Monday that a doctor in Lagos has contracted Ebola, the second case in the sprawling megacity as the deadliest ever outbreak of the disease continues to spread fear and panic across west Africa.
Mon, 19 May 2014 00:00
Chongqing's fast-growing economy
Last week, I wrote about the many physical attractions of Chongqing and its fascinating history. This megacity of 32 million people in China's dynamic southwest is an understandable magnet for tourists, but it is also one of China's economic powerhouses,