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Thailand to launch tender for brownfield motorway PPPs

Thailand to launch tender for brownfield motorway PPPs

🕔Jan 15, 2018

The Department of Highways (DOH), within Thailand's Ministry of Transport, is to hold a seminar to announce the tender and invite the private sector to participate in public-private partnerships for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of Bang Pa-in – Nakhon Ratchasima Intercity Motorway (M6) and Bang Yai – Kanchanaburi Intercity Motorway (M81).

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MegaProject 1082: Thailand to tender US$2.6 billion light rail PPPs

MegaProject 1082: Thailand to tender US$2.6 billion light rail PPPs

🕔Jan 10, 2018

The government of Thailand has reaffirmed its plans to tender four light rail projects in the coming months. The projects are key parts of the Transport Ministry's US$3.2 billion infrastructure development plan for 2018 and will be developed through public-private partnerships.

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Thailand mulls PPP for housing projects

Thailand mulls PPP for housing projects

🕔Aug 30, 2017

The Government of Thailand has announced it will let domestic and foreign investors collaborate with government agencies in developing social housing projects through the PPP scheme under the Pracha Rat Home scheme.

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Thailand seeks investors for airport projects

Thailand seeks investors for airport projects

🕔May 8, 2017

Thailand's Department of Airports (DOA) has announced it seeks private partners to invest in the development of 29 airports in the country.

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MegaProject 850: Thailand to study approval of 12 PPP projects

MegaProject 850: Thailand to study approval of 12 PPP projects

🕔Jan 19, 2017

Thailand's US$20 billion pipeline involves 12 projects to be approved by the PPP Committee this year.

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MegaProject 829: Winner announced for Bangkok’s MRT Yellow & Pink Lines

MegaProject 829: Winner announced for Bangkok’s MRT Yellow & Pink Lines

🕔Dec 13, 2016

The MASS Rapid Transit of Thailand (MRTA) has awarded to the BSR joint venture  the contract to build and operate the Bangkok’s Pink and Yellow monorail lines under a PPP concession.

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Thailand conducts market sounding road PPP

Thailand conducts market sounding road PPP

🕔Dec 5, 2016

The Ministry of Transport has opened a forum to hear feedback on Nakhon Pathom - Hua Hin Motor Way collaboration project before implementing the project in 2017. 

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Two bidders announced for Thai rail PPPs

Two bidders announced for Thai rail PPPs

🕔Nov 18, 2016

According to the MASS Rapid Transit of Thailand, two consortiums have submitted bids for the PPP contracts for the projects of Bangkok’s Pink and Yellow line that will be developed as monorails.

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EIA approved for Bangkok’s ‘Grey Line’ monorail completed

EIA approved for Bangkok’s ‘Grey Line’ monorail completed

🕔Oct 7, 2016

Bangkok Metropolitan Administration’s Traffic and Transportation Department has announced that the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for Bangkok’s planned Grey Line monorail project (Thailand) has been completed and will be submitted to the National Environment Board.

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Singtel to acquire shares in Intouch Holdings and Bharti Telecom from Temasek

Singtel to acquire shares in Intouch Holdings and Bharti Telecom from Temasek

🕔Aug 22, 2016

Singtel has announced it has entered into conditional share purchase agreements with Temasek to acquire shares in Intouch Holdings Public Company Limited and Bharti Telecom Limited (Bharti Telecom).

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MegaProject 740: Eight projects selected for ASEAN PPP pipeline

MegaProject 740: Eight projects selected for ASEAN PPP pipeline

🕔Jul 22, 2016

The short listed projects were derived from regional and national infrastructure priority pipelines which were subjected to selection methodologies covering a range of criteria pertaining to strategic relevance, level of project development, project feasibility, complexity of implementation and fiscal impact. The short-listing process was conducted through desk review of projects based on available information and consultations with concerned public and private sector officials from the Member States, multilateral and bilateral development organizations and other relevant information sources.

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Thailand fasttracks two high speed rail PPPs

Thailand fasttracks two high speed rail PPPs

🕔Jun 13, 2016

The Ministry of Transport and Public Works of Thailand has announced that both the Bankok-Rayong and Bangkok-Hua Hin high speed rail projects have been put under the PPP fast track plan. 

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Thailand to include two high speed rail projects in its PPP programme

Thailand to include two high speed rail projects in its PPP programme

🕔May 13, 2016

Thailand's Deputy Prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak has instructed the Office of State Enterprise Policy Committee to incorporate into the PPP programme two high-speed train projects: the Bangkok-Hua Hin and Bangkok-Rayong projects.

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MegaProject 661: Thai rail PPP projects to be tendered in June

MegaProject 661: Thai rail PPP projects to be tendered in June

🕔Mar 31, 2016

According to sources, the tender processes are scheduled to be launched by June. The rail lines are expected to be operational by 2019 after a 3 year construction period.

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MegaProject 641: Thailand s public private partnership committee approves metro projects

MegaProject 641: Thailand s public private partnership committee approves metro projects

🕔Mar 1, 2016

The panel, chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak, agreed to move forward with the development of the projects using the PPP model.

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MegaProject 576: Thailand puts 5 transport PPP projects on fast track

MegaProject 576: Thailand puts 5 transport PPP projects on fast track

🕔Nov 16, 2015

Somkid Jatusripitak, deputy prime minister and chairman of PPP, said, these five projects would be driven under the PPP fast track, which would take shorter time to rush all the processes. The tender processes for the projects are expected to be launched soon to finish the bidding process by the first half of 2016.

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MegaProject 545: Thailand approves five PPP projects

MegaProject 545: Thailand approves five PPP projects

🕔Sep 28, 2015

According to Mr Somkid, the projects will be submitted to the cabinet for approval this year. They include three Metropolitan Rapid Transit (MRT) projects in Bangkok and two waste-to-energy power plants. The five approved projects are the following:

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Thailand approves two waste-to-energy PPP projects

Thailand approves two waste-to-energy PPP projects

🕔Jun 18, 2015

The Public Private Partnership (PPP) policy committee of Thailand has approved two waste-to-energy PPP projects, which will have total combined investment of THB6.6 billion (US$195.5 million).

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Bangkok Airport Link could be privatized through a PPP

Bangkok Airport Link could be privatized through a PPP

🕔Feb 26, 2015

According to sources, the government of Thailand has announced that is considering the privatization of the Bangkok Airport Rail Link.

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MPIC to increase stake in Thai toll road operator

MPIC to increase stake in Thai toll road operator

🕔Dec 3, 2014

Hong Kong-based First Pacific Co. Ltd. and its Philippine listed infrastructure subsidiary Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) are seeking to increase its stake in a toll road operator in Thailand, Don Muang Tollway Public Co. Ltd (DMT).

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