• Fri, 22 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    EEC’s success requires political stability
    Foreign investors might be keen on Thailand’s hi-tech Eastern Corridor, but they’ll want assurances about the country
  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    A bill on the Eastern Economic Corridor’s (EEC) development is expected to be proposed to the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on Thursday and to go into force late this year.
  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:59:09
    Facebook bans 'dangerous' Rohingya militant group     
    Yangon - Facebook said it has banned a Rohingya militant group from its site, designating it a 'dangerous organisation' as information on the deepening crisis is muddied by claims, counter-claims and hate speech on social media.
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    TCC confident on EEC investment rush
    THE THAI Chamber of Commerce (TCC) says it is confident that the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) will drive the economy forward and expects government outlays of at least Bt1.5 trillion from 2018-22 to spur investments in the development zone by domestic and foreign companies.
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    Summit Capital Leasing targets EEC with new branch
    Summit Capital Leasing Co Ltd has opened another branch in South Pattaya to support economic growth in response to the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) hosted by the provinces of Chon Buri, Cha Cheong Sao and Rayong. 
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:36:29
    All eyes on Suu Kyi as Myanmar leader breaks silence on Rohingya crisis
    YANGON - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is poised Tuesday to break her near-silence on communal violence scorching through Rakhine state, in a televised speech on a Rohingya refugee crisis that has shocked the world and prompted the UN to accuse the country's army of ethnic cleansing.
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  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:00:00
    North Korea foreign minister to address UN General Assembly
    SEOUL - North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho will be delivering a speech at the UN General Assembly meeting Tuesday, defending his country's stance with regards to the current nuclear programme.
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:56:33
    NACC must conclude probes within two years under draft bill: Meechai
    The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) will be required to complete its investigations within two years under the coming anti-graft bill, Constitution Drafting Commission chairman Meechai Ruchuphan said on Monday.
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  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:08:37
    Western powers warn Suu Kyi on Rohingya before speech
    UNITED NATIONS, United States - Britain led world powers Monday in warning Myanmar of potential action if leader Aung San Suu Kyi does not move to end a campaign against the Rohingya minority.
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  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    E-payment operators race to be the sole unifying platform in Singapore
    IN HIS National Day Rally speech on August 20, Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong fired the starting gun for a race in which e-payment firms battle it out to be the sole unifying platform, the survivor that reaches all strata of society, including hawkers and heartland shops, where cash is king.
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 17:51:35
    Drafter ‘should clarify charter clause on election completion’
    Chief charter drafter Meechai Ruchuphan should clarify what the charter’s stipulation of “completion of election” really means to prevent future conflicts along the election timeline, Kanin Boonsuwan, a former drafter of the 1997 constitution and member of the Pheu Thai Party’s legal team, said on Sunday.
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  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:34:55
    Two remaining election laws ready by November: Meechai
    Two organic draft laws governing MPs and senate elections would be completed and tabled before the National Legislative Assembly for deliberation by November, said Charter chief drafter Meechai Ruchupan on Thursday.
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  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 20:09:22
    Govt expects Bt500bn Japanese investment in EEC
    Industry Minister Uttama Savanayana said on Wednesday that he expects new investment from Japanese investors in the first five years of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) development project to be at least Bt500 billion.
  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:55:31
    Hitachi ready to help develop Eastern Economic Corridor
    Hitachi on Wednesday signed an agreement with Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor Office on applying digital technologies, including IoT (Internet of Things) technologies, and establishing an “innovative environment” to promote the region’s development.
  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    Japan, Thailand sign 7 deals to strengthen economic ties
    Agreements focus on industry and eastern economic corridor development
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