• Thu, 24 May 2018 01:00:00
    BTS aims to double revenue in five years
    BTS Group Holdings aims to more than double its annual revenue within the next five years, driven mainly by its involvement in big infrastructure projects. The company is awaiting the release of the terms of reference for high-speed and double-track rail projects planned for the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).
  • Wed, 23 May 2018 01:00:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: EEC apart, NCPO has done little to enhance people’s lives, say economists
    ECONOMISTS SEE some economic improvement during the term of the junta-backed government but are disappointed at the paucity of its major economic reforms.
  • Tue, 22 May 2018 01:00:00
    Economy a patient recovered from pre-junta illness: Somkid
    DEPUTY PRIME Minister Somkid Jatusripitak yesterday called for political calm for the sake of economic development amid planned protests by groups demanding an early election.
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 01:00:00
    Thai-Korea revival  
    Thailand-Korea cooperation mechanism will be revived to attract foreign investment to Thailand's Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), deputy prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak said at "Korea-Thailand 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations: Maekyung Thailand Forum" yesterday.
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 01:00:00
    EEC, poll boost mood,StanChart boss says
     AMBITIOUS spending plans under the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) initiative have boosted investor confidence in the Thai economy, said Standard Chartered Bank (StanChart) chairman Jose Vinals, who also expressed faith in the government’s plan for an election next year.
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 01:00:00
    THAI bets big on maintenance hub
    A PLAN by Thai Airways International (THAI) for a showpiece aircraft maintenance centre in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) – intended to cement the country’s status as a regional aviation hub – is edging closer to reality, with a feasibility study due to be completed this month.
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 13:35:02
    Facebook shut 583 million fake accounts
    Facebook axed 583 million fake accounts in the first three months of 2018, the social media giant said Tuesday, detailing how it enforces "community standards" against sexual or violent images, terrorist propaganda or hate speech.
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 01:00:00
    EEC law ‘harms local people’
    Expansion in three provinces only suits foreign investors, warn rights experts
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 01:00:00
    The Intelligent City Development Board has approved six master plans for the development of the intelligent city in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), Deputy Prime Minister Prachin Chantong said after a meeting yesterday.
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 11:15:01
    Industrial facilities covering 34,400 rai approved for EEC
    WHA Corporation PCL (WHA Group) has been approved to launch eight industrial estates as EEC industrial promotion zones, by the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) management committee, the firm announced in a press release on Friday.
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  • Wed, 09 May 2018 14:19:39
    EXIM Thailand names new chief in corporate business
    The Export-Import Bank of Thailand has appointed Moree Preechasammakul as first vice president in charge of its Corporate Business 5 Department to oversee financial services provided to large corporate customers and to entrepreneurs engaged in export and investment, both domestically and overseas.
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 01:00:00
     GSB eyes 15% return from SME, startup investments 
    GOVERNMENT Savings Bank (GSB) has earmarked Bt2 billion for investments in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and startup ventures over the next two years under a support plan that it expects will reap investment returns of more than 15 per cent, the bank’s president and chief executive officer Chatchai Payuhanaveechai said.
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 13:00:24
    MoU agrees to create new breed of student for EEC industry
    The office of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) will today sign an MoU with the offices of the Vocational Education Commission and the Higher Education Commission, along with the Board of Investment of Thailand (BOI) committing themselves to graduating the right number and quality of students prepared for work in the EEC’s 10 targeted industries.
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 01:00:00
    GSB reports huge jump in profits
    The Government Savings Bank (GSB) has announced a 100-per-cent growth in net profit year on year. The bank reported net profit of Bt13.479 billion for the first quarter of 2018, a figure boosted by gains from the sale of its stake in IRPC Plc to PTT Plc early this year, the bank’s president and chief executive officer Chatchai Payuhanaveechai said at a press conference.
  • Sat, 05 May 2018 05:59:43
    Greece's Tsitsipas clinches semi-final spot in Estoril
    Stefanos Tsitsipas swept the last seven points of the match to defeat Roberto Carballes Baena 6-7 (2/7), 6-2, 7-6 (7/3) on Friday for a place in the semi-finals of the Estoril Open.
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