• 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 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
  • 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
  • Mon, 05 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Investors ready to pour into EEC
    Local, overseas corporates show interest as they await passing of corridor act by the legislature
    Economy
  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    EEC ‘privileges’ to hit Bt250 bn
    THIS YEAR’S target for application investment promotion privileges in Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) has been raised to Bt250 billion from the previous estimate of Bt200 billion, according to secretary-general to the EEC.
    Economy
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Urbanisation to drive growth in second cities
    Experts say smaller cities could play important economic role
    business
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