• Business News

    EGCO to utilise Indonesian petrochemical operations for clean energy development

    Electricity Generating (EGCO), the power generation subsidiary of the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT), plans to utilise its petrochemical operations in Indonesia to foster clean energy development, with a particular focus on hydrogen fuel. EGCO secured a 30% stake in PT Chandra Daya Investasi (CDI), a division of Indonesia’s largest integrated chemical and infrastructure solution provider, PT Chandra Asri…

  • Thailand News

    Phachi chemical warehouse fire triggers emergency evacuation

    A chemical warehouse fire in Phachi, Ayutthaya, prompted a swift evacuation as toxic fumes spread. Yesterday, February 29, at around 10.30pm, a blaze broke out in a warehouse illegally storing chemicals, necessitating an urgent response from fire services due to ongoing explosions and noxious odours. The Phachi Municipality Facebook page advised residents within a 5-kilometre radius to evacuate immediately, wear…

  • Bangkok News

    Chemical tank explosion causes panic in Bangkok district

    A dramatic scene in Bangkok’s Bang Bon district this morning saw a chemical tank at Chalermchaicharn Co, a printing ink factory, suddenly erupt in an explosive burst. This chemical tank explosion incident, although unsettling, thankfully did not result in any significant injuries or fatalities. The explosion occurred around 9.52am at Soi Ekkachai 66/3 and 66/4, situated off Ekkachai Road. According to…