Myanmar’s objection may block Thai heritage claim

Overlapping of border cited as reason; Thailand has time until October to resole issue before seeking Unesco recognition for Kaeng Krachan forest. THAILAND FACES an uphill task pushing for inscription of the Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex (KKFC) as a World Heritage site after Myanmar raised concerns over boundary issues, but the Kingdom has until October […]

MV TV chief focuses on overseas business, eyes opportunity in Laos, Myanmar

AFTER THE failure to strike a deal with Thai TV Co to run a digital free-to-air MVTV Family channel last year, MV Television (Thailand) appeared to stay away from the spotlight. In the first media interview given since then, Chaiyut Tavipvoradech, president of MV Television (Thailand), reveals his new milestones now that the company’s stronghold […]

Nawarat Patanakarn plans pre-cast factory in Myanmar

NAWARAT Patanakarn, one of Thailand’s top five construction companies, has set a budget of more than Bt500 million to invest in Asean, mostly in pre-cast concrete production and infrastructure projects in Myanmar this year. “The company reached an agreement to form a joint venture with a local partner in Myanmar, and expects the factory to […]