• Sun, 18 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    U-tapao Airport to see a big jump in visitors
    U-TAPAO International Airport passenger numbers are expected to double this year and new investment of Bt200 billion to expand the airport’s capacity under the Eastern Economic Corridor Initiative (EEC) is expected to start next year, government authorities say.
    national
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Laem Chabang expansion edges closer
    CONSTRUCTION of a new phase of the deep-sea port at Laem Chabang is expected to get under way soon if a study into the environmental and health impacts of the project – a key plank of the Eastern Economic Corridor initiative – clears the final scrutiny in the next six months.
    Economy
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:00:49
    British Embassy quick to correct BoJo’s comments on Thailand
    The British Embassy in Thailand on Friday clarified what the UK’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson “said” about Thailand in his recent speech in London concerning Brexit.
    national
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Police conduct flash raids interviewing six witnesses in Bt30m lottery row
    ABOUT 100 police officers from the Crime Suppression Division (CSD) yesterday searched seven locations in Kanchanaburi and summoned six people for questioning as part of its investigation into a highly-publicised dispute between retired policeman Charoon Wimul, 62, and teacher Preecha Kraikruan, 50, about the real ownership of five lottery tickets that won Bt30 million in the November 1 draw.
    national
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    EEC seen pushing GDP growth above 5%
    INVESTMENT drawn to the proposed Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) could push the country’s economic growth rate above 5 per cent by 2021, Siam Commercial Bank’s Economic Intelligence Centre (EIC) said.
    Economy
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:36:00
    British foreign secretary jokes about British sex tourism in Thailand during major Brexit speech
    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson who just visited Bangkok early this week appeared to joke about sex tourism in Thailand during a major speech about Brexit in his home country, the Independent online reported Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 17:29:20
    Justice Ministry launches mobile legal education project
    The Justice Ministry on Wednesday launched a project to dispatch mobile units to rural areas in five regions to help equip members of the public with knowledge about the law to boost their immunity against being taken advantage of or human right violations.
    national
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Conspiracy alleged in Bt30-million lottery dispute
    Teacher’s witnesses lied in situation ‘like Jomsap case’, police say as former cop’s prospects improve
    national
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Organic bills will be passed in time for election despite disagreement, says Meechai
    CHIEF CHARTER drafter Meechai Ruchupan has insisted that his panel had no intention of dragging its feet to delay the election amid concerns that the last two organic laws could be rejected.
    politics
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Trial over lottery dispute between former cop, teacher to begin on May 1
    THE CIVIL Court will start a trial in May to determine the legitimate owner of lottery tickets that claimed a Bt30-million jackpot in a high-profile dispute between a retired policeman and a teacher.
    national
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 15:50:39
    Activist Rangsiman bailed over university speech
    Khon Kaen police released activist Rangsiman Rome, who has participated in several activities to press for freedom of expression and elections, on Bt10,000 bail on Sunday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    EEC plans ‘must protect against pollution, job loss’
    ACTIVISTS and academics are preparing to take legal action against the government’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) amid concerns over its impact on local people’s rights and on further aggravating pollution.
    business
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 07:00:00
    NLA passes legislation to develop Eastern Economic Corridor
    The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) yesterday approved the bill on development of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), which is expected to attract a new generation of foreign investors.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    LH Bank woos Taiwanese investors via partner
    LAND and Houses Bank (LH Bank) plans to court Taiwanese investors looking to invest in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) after LH Financial Group (LHFG) last year brought in the island’s largest financial institution, CTBC Bank, as a strategic partner.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    SOMKID TOUTS FUKUOKA MODEL FOR EEC PROJECT 
    Thai Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak wants to use the developments of Japan's Fukuoka as a model for Thailand's Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) project to establish connectivity of manufacturing, agriculture and tourism.
    business
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