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.
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 06:56:16
Hurricane Maria following Irma's path
WASHINGTON - Maria became a hurricane Sunday as it barreled toward the storm-staggered eastern Caribbean with 75 mile (120 kilometer) per hour winds, the US National Hurricane Center said, on a path similar to that of mega storm Irma earlier in the month.
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 01:00:00
Northeastern mental-health clubs help children with special needs
More than 70 per cent of children with special needs in seven Northeastern provinces have not received treatment partly because their parents feel ashamed of bringing them out of their homes.
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 01:00:00
Weakened storm Doksuri unleashes deluge, causing floods
TROPICAL storm Doksuri has weakened into a depression and unleashed heavy downpours in several North-eastern and Northern provinces on Friday night, resulting in floods in many provinces yesterday morning.
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
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 09:45:00
Rayong gets its first Holiday Inn
InterContinental Hotels Group has unveiled its first hotel in eastern Rayong province, the 288-room Holiday Inn & Suites Rayong City Centre.
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 01:00:00
UOB puts focus on Asean investment
UNITED OVERSEAS BANK (UOB), one of the largest Asian banks, is actively engaged in bringing foreign investors to Thailand, particularly the flagship investment project in the Eastern Economic Corridor, according to its chief executive.
Sat, 09 Sep 2017 17:47:46
5.6 mn Floridians ordered to evacuate as Irma closes in: emergency officials
MIAMI - Florida has ordered 5.6 million people to evacuate as massive Hurricane Irma menaces the southeastern US state, according to its Division of Emergency Management.
Sat, 09 Sep 2017 01:00:00
IHI boosts Thai investment
IHI Corporation, a Japanese industrial conglomerate, has committed to expanding its investment in energy, automobile and infrastructure projects in Thailand, its Eastern Economic Corridor and the rest of Southeast Asia.
Fri, 08 Sep 2017 12:47:46
Clue emerges about Yingluck’s escape route
Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said on Friday surveillance cameras recorded a car travelling past a military checkpoint in eastern Sa Kaeo province that might have been carrying former premier Yingluck Shinawatra as she fled the country.
Fri, 08 Sep 2017 01:00:00
Japan investors courted for EEC
Thailand hopes to persuade Japanese companies to invest in four zones of the targeted industries in the Eastern Economic Corridor during their September 11-13 visit to Thailand.
Thu, 07 Sep 2017 16:43:39
Lasalle gets the beat
Bangkok’s eastern suburbs will be vibrating to the sound of EDM later this month as Centerpoint Studio on Sukhumvit 105 (Soi Lasalle) plays host to two electronic music festivals on September 22 – 23.