Tags : Development

News

Hopes rise, as Thailand continues developing vaccine against COVID-19

BANGKOK (NNT) – Hopes have been raised by the United States pharmaceutical company Pfizer’s announcement this week that its vaccine was 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19 among trial volunteers. The Director of the National Vaccine Institute (NVI), Dr. Nakorn Premsri, said today that there is hope that the vaccine will soon be available. The […]Read More

News

Mor Chit redevelopment to resume after 2-decade delay

The Treasury Department will ask the cabinet to approve a 26-billion-baht contract for the redevelopment of the old 63-rai Mor Chit bus terminal compound by Bangkok Terminal Co. The project was originally contracted out 22 years ago, and delayed by legal challenges. Full story: Bangkok Post WICHIT CHANTANUSORNSIRI BANGKOK POSTRead More

Bangkok

AOT launches a new investment plan for Suvarnabhumi Airport

BANGKOK, 29 September 2014 (NNT) – Airports of Thailand Public Co.,Ltd. (AOT) has prepared another investment plan to develop Suvarnabhumi Airport using 40,000 million baht of liquid assets after the Bt62,000 mil budget for the 2nd phase Suvarnabhumi Airport construction project was rejected by the Monitoring and Auditing Committee on Fiscal Expenditures. AOT chairman, Mr. […]Read More

Phuket

Coastal development destroying reefs off phuket

Massive land development in Phuket province will be strictly controlled by environmental regulations after findings that large amounts of sediment caused by construction has destroyed a large area of coral reefs and marine ecosystems. Over 250 square kilometres of coral reef surrounding Phuket’s Tang Khen Beach had been covered by a massive amount of sediment […]Read More