The first batch of Chinese engineers have passed the geology and theoretical tests required under the first phase of the Thailand-China railway project, the Council of Thai Engineers and the Council of Thai Architects in Bangkok announced on October 9. There are 77 Chinese engineers in the first batch.
The criteria set to test them include not only their engineering qualifications, but also their knowledge of Thai geography and how to deal with disastrous floods, according to Kamol Takkabutr, Chairman of the Council of Thai Engineers.
After the engineering theoretical tests, the Chinese engineers will have to sit architectural tests. Meanwhile, Kamol said training courses will be held for the following batches.
Thailand will start the construction of the first phase of the