Thailand English-language News For March 16, 2017

In the March 16, 2017 edition of Newsline, presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: • The Commander In Chief of the Royal Thai Army, General Chalermchai Sitthisart, has presided over the first meeting of the government appointed subcommittee for compiling suggestions on building national reconciliation. The committee will consider the suggestions made by 46 Thai […]

Energy Efficient Train Could Foster Philippine Railway Industry

Energy Efficient Train Could Foster Philippine Railway Industry

The Philippines could soon emerge as a major supplier of energy efficient trains following the recent unveiling and testing of a Philippine-made hybrid electric train. Developed by a team of Filipino engineers and technicians at the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOSTs) Metals Industry Research and Development Center (MIRDC), the P120 million (US$2.5 million) energy […]

Deadly Bangkok Bomb Rocks CBD

Deadly Bangkok Bomb Rocks CBD

Twin bomb explosion in central Bangkok earlier this evening have left at least 15 people dead and up to 80 people injured, though some unconfirmed local media reports put the figure as high as 27 dead, including a number of Chinese tourists. The explosion occurred at around 6.55pm local time near the Erawan Shrine in […]