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 develops more R&D centres World

Thailand develops more R&D centres

Thailand’s Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA) plans to open and begin operating three research and development (R&D) centres in June, comprised of an artificial intelligence (AI) lab, an augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR) lab, and Maker Space – an innovative device design centre.
Thailand approves major projects to promote EEC development World

Thailand approves major projects to promote EEC development

The Board of Investment (BoI) of Thailand recently approved five investment projects worth a total of 40.46 billion THB (nearly 1.3 billion USD) during a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, reported Thai media on February 26.
Thailand: Meeting lures 300 Chinese business leaders World

Thailand: Meeting lures 300 Chinese business leaders

Some 300 business leaders from China are meeting their Thai counterparts at the Thailand-China Business Forum 2018 held on the sidelines of the 6th meeting of the Joint Committee on Trade, Investment and Economic Cooperation between the two countries in Bangkok from August 23-24.