If you build it, They will come ... Right?
The futsal stadium failure may be down to government ineptitude, but it's one of many huge constructions projects carried out in Thailand seemingly overnight that leave the public scratching their heads come morning
There is a monolithic apartment complex on a road I pass each day on the outskirts of Bangkok which would never command your attention other than for the fact it went up virtually overnight.
One day it was just another vast tract of fetid swampland, where many a farmer in ancient times no doubt got swallowed up by quicksand.
Here in central Thailand we get nervous when there is any sign of such virgin bushland. It's a blight on our development. The eschewed ``F'' word in the real estate world is twofold _ ``fauna'' and ``flora''. The irresistible ``C'' word is ``concrete''.
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