• Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
    Bt20-bn plan to link EEC with southern corridor
    APPROVAL will be sought from the Cabinet for investment of over Bt20 billion for a southern corridor that will connect with the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) in order to forge a massive trade hub linking the Pacific and Indian oceans. 
  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
    Foreign cash declared key to EEC goals
    FOREIGN investors and visitors are seen as the key drivers for the economic advancement of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) while also supporting the region's local communities.
  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 15:49
    Pak television embarrasses Imran Khan with ‘begging’ slip-up
    Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s highly-publicised visit to China was marred by a gaffe by state-run PTV broadcasting a speech by him in Beijing with the dateline “Begging”, triggering an intense debate on the social media in the country.
  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:00
    State to lead way with Bt30 bn investments in EECi
    THE government will invest Bt30 billion in the Eastern Economic Corridor of Innovation (EECi) zone and expects the private sector will follow its lead with around Bt100 billion in investments in the zone under the 20 year-project.
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 17:17
    GSB announces winner of SMEs start-up contest 
    The Space Walker Team has won Bt1 million from GSB’s SMEs Start-up Contest while the ten finalists will join a study trip to Hokkaido, Japan on November 8-13, Government Savings Bank (GSB)’s president and chief executive officer Chatchai Payuhanaveechai said yesterday.
  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 01:24
    Nothing to LIKE here
    Facebook ramps up defences against ugly intrusions into the platform ranging from hate speech to graphic violence
  • Mon, 05 Nov 2018 01:00
    Move to set up educational institutes that can develop manpower for EEC
    THAILAND’S higher-education sector is shifting gears towards the future – setting sights on new engines of growth as well as the much-vaunted Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).
  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 04:00
    EEC threat to water resources
    Experts warn three provinces already facing shortages; agencies look to create new reservoirs in nearby areas.
  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 01:00
    EEC vision taking shape land use draft
    THE first draft statement for the layout of land use in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) will be released next month on expectations that the proposals will come into force within six months, paving the way for investment inflows of as much as Bt500 billion in the flagship economic zone over five years.
  • Wed, 31 Oct 2018 01:00
    A watershed moment for freedom of speech
    Re: “Srivara makes U-turn on rap group”, Breaking News, October 29.
    your say
  • Wed, 31 Oct 2018 01:00
    Nod for Bt631-bn EEC, water projects 
    THE CABINET yesterday approved a budget of Bt631 billion to develop five infrastructure projects on the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), and seven water management projects.
  • Mon, 29 Oct 2018 08:29
    Sri Lanka President: ‘Assassination plot prompted me to appoint MR PM’
    President Maithripala Sirisena addressing the nation on Sunday said a plot to assassinate him had prompted him to appoint former President Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Prime Minister. He said he had to take that action after consulting legal experts and it was consistent with the Constitution.
  • Fri, 26 Oct 2018 15:52
    SCBS sees upward investment cycle in Q4
    SCB Securities (SCBS) sees foreign direct investment (FDI) surging to its highest level in four years heralding an upward investment cycle in Thailand due to ongoing infrastructure investment, huge investment in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), and the expected relocation of production bases from China to this region in the wake of the current US-China trade war.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 26 Oct 2018 07:02
    Shallow 6.8 magnitude quake strikes off Greece: USGS
    A strong 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck in the Ionian Sea off Greece on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 26 Oct 2018 01:00
    China plans to deepen EEC focus
    CHINA plans to further invest in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) and the country’s agricultural technology as part of its effort to support the Thailand 4.0 policy while furthering its own One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative.
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