Thailand pins high hope on Pacific-Indian Oceans bridge project World

Thailand pins high hope on Pacific-Indian Oceans bridge project

The proposed land bridge megaproject, which will connect Chumphon on the eastern coast of the Gulf of Thailand to Ranong on the Andaman Sea, will become a major transit port, with a capacity rivalling Hong Kong, according to Thailand's Transport Ministry.
Thailand: EEC to propose business bubble travel scheme World

Thailand: EEC to propose business bubble travel scheme

The Eastern Economic Corridor Policy Committee will be proposing to the Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration this week a scheme to allow international travel by businesspersons from selected countries, in order to continue investment activities in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) which is important in driving the country’s economy.
Thailand signs U-Tapao airport city deal World

Thailand signs U-Tapao airport city deal

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on June 19 presided over a contract signing between the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) and BBS Joint Venture to develop U-Tapao International Airport and the Eastern Airport City Project.
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 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.
EU – Thailand FTA talks to be resumed World

EU – Thailand FTA talks to be resumed

The European Union is ready to resume long-delayed free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with Thailand, EU Ambassador to Thailand Pirkka Tapiola has affirmed.
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.