• Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Egat denies new speculation that southern coal-fired plants cancelled
    THERE ARE still no plans to cancel the Krabi and Thepa coal-fired power plant projects, the Electricity Generating Authority (Egat) has stated, while it was confirmed that there would also be new coal or gas-powered plants in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) special economic zone.
    national
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Bt998.95bn projects on track for EEC
    Some 168 infrastructure projects worth Bt998.95 billion will be implemented to facilitate the development of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), according to the Ministry of Transport.
    Economy
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:18:56
    Nong Khai hit with fog
    Thick fog covered the northeastern province of Nong Khai on Tuesday morning, causing poor visibility.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Target for investment flows into EEC hoisted to Bt600 bn over 5 years
    DEPUTY Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak has raised the goal for investment inflows into the targeted industries in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) to at least Bt600 billion, from an earlier goal of Bt500 billion, within the five years from 2017, said Kanit Sangsubhan, secretary-general to the EEC Office.
    Economy
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    EEC boosts mortgage demand in secondary provinces
    A Positive spillover effect from Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) investment, export growth and cheaper housing loans from state-owned bank have pushed an increase in housing loans in some secondary provinces.
    Economy
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 16:37:41
    Flash floods, heavy winds in south, while north gets cold to very cold
    The Thai Meteorological Department issued a warning of heavy rain and strong winds in southern provinces reaching from Songkhla to the southernmost provinces from Sunday until Monday as a result of the strong northeastern monsoon covering the Gulf and the South.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 12:00:33
    Sakon Nakhon natives burn fires to fight the cold
    Cold weather continued in the northeastern province of Sakon Nakhon this weekend, making warm clothes and gloves a new norm.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 18:21:07
    Bt13 bn readied for projects at Map Ta Phut estate
    The Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand plans to spend Bt13 billion on two projects at Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate to support the development policies for the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), the agency’s governor Verapong Chaiperm said on Thursday.
    Corporate
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:31:32
    Northeastern ex-MPs pledge ‘lifelong loyalty’ to Pheu Thai
    A group of Pheu Thai politicians have declared their “lifelong loyalty” to the party, amid speculation that new political parties are wooing election candidates from established parties.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 13:36:57
    Sakon Nakhon mercury falls 7 degrees
    The northeastern province of Sakon Nakhon experienced a sharp drop of temperature by seven degrees Celsius, the local weather forecast office reported on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Urbanisation to drive growth in second cities
    Experts say smaller cities could play important economic role
    business
  • Sun, 07 Jan 2018 17:08:21
    Tanker ablaze, 32 missing after collision off China coast
    A tanker carrying oil from Iran to South Korea was ablaze and spilling its cargo off eastern China Sunday after a collision with a cargo ship which left 32 tanker crew members missing.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 05 Jan 2018 08:28:42
    Bomb cyclone' pounds eastern US, four reported dead
    A giant winter "bomb cyclone" walloped the US East Coast on Thursday with heavy snow and freezing cold that made for treacherous travel conditions and bone-chilling misery.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 02 Jan 2018 16:02:37
    Witness the largest Super Full Moon of the year on tonight’s eastern horizon
    The biggest moon of the year will appear on Tuesday night, while some have already seen it in the early-morning sky.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 01 Jan 2018 14:33:12
    Prayut to prioritise ‘Smart City’ project in new year
    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha says his government’s New Year resolution is to push forward the “Smart City” concept in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).
    national
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