• Mon, 15 Apr 2019 17:06
    Urgent : Malaysia revived China railway to avoid $5 bn penalty. DR M
    Malaysia would have faced a $5-billion penalty if a China-backed rail project was axed entirely, the prime minister said Monday, after a deal was reached to revive the controversial scheme.
    Breaking News
  • 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
  • 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
  • Sat, 26 Jan 2019 13:46
    Malaysia scraps multi-billion dollar China-backed project
    A multi-billion dollar China-backed rail project in Malaysia has been scrapped, government officials said Saturday, adding that the cost of building it was too high.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:00
    Local train manufacturing plant on agenda
    The Transport Ministry is studying the possibility of setting up a train assembly plant in Thailand in keeping with the country’s policy to expand investments in infrastructure projects, especially more than 10 rail projects until 2022, Deputy Transport Minster Pailin Chuchottaworn said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
    Tap water business booming in Laos
    THE TAP-WATER business in Laos’ top tourist destination Luang Prabang has enormous potential for growth due to the rapid expansion of tourism, a high-speed rail project in the works and high demand for water utilities across the country, according to Exim Bank and Thai investors in Laos.
    Economy
  • Mon, 12 Nov 2018 20:02
    Two groups hand in bids for rail project
    Charoen Pokphand Group (CP Group) and BTS Group Holdings Plc (BTS) on Monday submitted bids for the Bt220-billion high-speed railway project , designed to connect three major airports in Thailand.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
    SRT PROPOSES EIGHT DOUBLE-RAIL PROJECTS
    The board of directors of the State Railways of Thailand (SRT) has proposed developing eight double-rail projects worth Bt300 billion to the Transport Ministry and the National Economic and Social Development Board, SRT deputy governor Voravut Mala, who is the acting governor, said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Tue, 31 Jul 2018 18:42
    Cabinet nod for Bt85bn double-track rail project in the North 
    The Cabinet on Tuesday approved the State Railways of Thailand’s Den Chai-Chiang Rai-Chiang Khong double-track rail project, at a cost of Bt85.345 billion.
    Economy
  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 01:00
    PTT mulls partnership
    PTT Plc is interested in forming a partnership for the high-speed rail project linking the three international airports - Don Mueng, Suvarnbhumi, and U-thapao, said chief technology and engineering officer Chansin Treenuchagron, Chansin will become chief executive officer of PTT on August 31, 2018.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 06 Jul 2018 01:00
    BTS keen for partners join in on key rail project
    BTS Group Holdings Plc is open for all its business partners to participate in the construction of a high-speed train link between three international airports if the group wins the bidding for the project, chairman Keeree Kanjanapas said yesterday.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 12 Jun 2018 14:52
    HSR project postponed, not scrapped, Dr M tells Japanese media
    PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad seemed to have walked back from an earlier decision when he told a Japanese publication that the highspeed rail project had been merely postponed, not cancelled.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 28 May 2018 18:40
    Dr M confirms high-speed rail project with Singapore to be scrapped
    PETALING JAYA: Dr Mahathir Mohamad has confirmed that the High-Speed Rail (HSR) project with Singapore will be scrapped.   
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 24 May 2018 01:00
    BTS aims to double revenue in five years
    BTS Group Holdings aims to more than double its annual revenue within the next five years, driven mainly by its involvement in big infrastructure projects. The company is awaiting the release of the terms of reference for high-speed and double-track rail projects planned for the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).
    Corporate
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