[Philippines] Japanese firm plans robotic-parts production in Subic

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT—A Japanese manufacturer of precision gears and other industrial automation solutions has proposed to setup a facility here to produce key components for industrial robots. Nidec-Shimpo Corp. (Japan), a wholly owned company of Japan’s Nidec Corp. and sister company of Nidec Subic Philippine Corp., will build reduction gears considered vital in controlling the…

[Vietnam] Cam Ranh inaugurates new terminal

Cam Ranh International Airport in the central province of Khánh Hòa on Saturday officially opened a new terminal for international services (first phase) which has total investment of over VNĐ3.7 trillion (US$164 million).– Photo acv KHÁNH HÒA – Cam Ranh International Airport in the central province of Khánh Hòa on Saturday officially opened a new…

[Thailand] Thailand committed to addressing infrastructure challenges

Ministry of Transport-IATA Joint Aviation Industry Stakeholders Meeting discussed how to best equip Thailand for anticipated aviation sector boom. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for an aviation infrastructure masterplan to take priority in Thailand, following a meeting between government and aviation officials in Bangkok. Chaired by Thailand’s Minister for Transport Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, the Joint Aviation…

[UAE] Emirates to build Dh147m vertical farming factory near Dubai airport to produce food for passengers

The 130,000 square foot facility will grow goods using a fraction of the water it typically takes Vertical farming facility. The state-of-the-art facility will harvest three US tons (2,700 kg) of herbicide-free produce. Courtesy Emirates Emirates Airlines will build the world’s largest vertical farming facility in Dubai, in a $40 million (Dh147 million) partnership with…

[Cambodia] Sihanoukville airport opens renovated terminal

People wait outside the passenger terminal at Sihanoukville International Airport. KT/Chor Sokunthea Sihanoukville International Airport’s renovated passenger terminal was presented to the public during a soft launch held yesterday. The terminal’s renovation is part of an ambitious plan by Cambodia Airports, the company that manages all international airports in the Kingdom, to revamp the airport…