Published on February 14, 2008
The AOT board yesterday also approved a Bt300-million budget to improve the security, services, telecommunications, facilities and human resources at Suvarnabhumi Airport. The improvement is part of AOT's plan to make Suvarnabhumi one of the world's 10 best airports, said Chaturongkapon Sodmanee, deputy general manager of the airport.
Suvarnabhumi is now ranked 40th among 90 airports worldwide.
Rail speed-up Yunnan province in southwest China is speeding up construction of four international railways to open its doors to Vietnam, Burma and Thailand, according to an official in the provincial government.
Xinhua News Agency quoted Vice Governor Qin Guangrong as saying the four outbound railways were significant for the transport and economic development of Yunnan province and the three Asean countries.
The preparatory work of the China-Burma railway expansion project is in full swing.
The preliminary work of building the Kunming-Bangkok railway has been launched, which will sharply improve the transport efficiency between the countries.