• 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).
    Corporate
  • Sat, 19 May 2018 16:55:06
    Russia unveils world's first floating nuclear power station
    Russia on Saturday unveiled the world's first floating nuclear power station at a ceremony in the port of the far northern city of Murmansk where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel before heading to eastern Siberia.
    Tech
  • 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.
    Economy
  • 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.
    Economy
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 01:00:00
    WHA ID enters joint deal for Rayong estate
    WHA Industrial Development Plc (WHA ID), a logistics and industrial facilities provider and a member of WHA Group, has signed a shareholders agreement with IRPC Plc for the development of WHA Industrial Estate Rayong in the eastern province.
    Corporate
  • 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.
    business
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 01:00:00
    EEC law ‘harms local people’
    Expansion in three provinces only suits foreign investors, warn rights experts
    national
  • Sun, 13 May 2018 17:24:00
    Rocket festival thrills tourists and appeals to gods for rain
    THE NORTHEASTERN province of Yasothon’s “Bun Bang Fai” annual festival has wowed Thai and foreign tourists with nearly 100 beautifully-decorated traditional rockets, to be lit as an offering to the gods for rain along with a contest for cash prizes worth more than Bt60,000 being held at Phaya Thaen Park in Muang district.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 01:00:00
    SMART CITY PLANS
    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.
    Economy
  • 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.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 10:56:15
    Drugs, guns found in Bangkok car abandoned in Sa Kaew
    Sa Kaew police will summon a Bangkok man for questioning after his car was found abandoned with drugs in the eastern province on Friday morning.
    Breaking News
  • 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.
    national
  • Sat, 05 May 2018 15:04:52
    Teenager raped, burned to death in India
    Two men burned a teenager alive at her home in eastern India a day after raping her, police said Saturday, in the latest case of sexual violence in the country.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 05 May 2018 15:02:57
    Strong quake jolts eastern Philippines, no damage reported
    A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake was detected off the eastern Philippines Saturday, but there were no immediate reports of any damage or casualties, authorities said.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 04 May 2018 01:00:00
    Japanese backing pledged for EEC
    THE Japan Bank for International Co-operation (JBIC) has promised to provide soft loans to investors setting up businesses in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) and is ready to back investment in a high-speed link between three airports that underpins the flagship economic zone.
    Economy
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