Thailand: State investment expected to fuel economic growth World

Thailand: State investment expected to fuel economic growth

Due to global weak demand and ongoing trade tensions, State investment in big-ticket infrastructure projects and the government's Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) flagship appears to be one of the few lifelines that Thailand can bank on to maintain economic growth momentum in 2020.
Thailand, European Union to resume FTA talks World

Thailand, European Union to resume FTA talks

Thailand’s Commerce Ministry has said it is ready to revise long-delayed free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with the European Union (EU) and has scheduled public hearings nationwide before proceeding with proposals of the talks for cabinet approval by November.
Thailand spends 560 million USD on EEC development World

Thailand spends 560 million USD on EEC development

The Thai government plans to allocate 17 billion baht (560 million USD) for the development of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) in fiscal 2020, according toKobsak Pootrakool, deputy secretary-general to Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha.
Thailand aims to become regional aviation hub World

Thailand aims to become regional aviation hub

The Thai government is striving to make the country a regional aviation hub, and the industry continues to grow by 10 percent a year, said new Transport Minister of Thailand Saksayam Chidchob.
Thailand’s new government urged to improve manpower World

Thailand’s new government urged to improve manpower

The new government of Thailand should invest heavily in developing the country’s manpower to make it survive in the fast-moving digital economy, President of Thailand Development and Research Institute (TDRI) Somkiat Tangkitvanich has said.
Thailand promotes southern economic development scheme World

Thailand promotes southern economic development scheme

The National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) plans to propose developing a Southern economic corridor (SEC) to the new government in a similar scenario to the ongoing Eastern economic corridor (EEC) scheme.
Thailand, Japan look to push collaboration World

Thailand, Japan look to push collaboration

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-Cha assured his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe that the national political situation has stabilised and Thai-Japanese collaboration efforts will continue uninterrupted.
China, Japan to sign MoU with Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor World

China, Japan to sign MoU with Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor

The Thai Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) Office is scheduled to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the China Development Bank (CDB) and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) for financial support of investment projects next week, according to Thailand’s media.