Thailand: companies back circular economy at Eco Innovation Forum 2019 World

Thailand: companies back circular economy at Eco Innovation Forum 2019

The Thai Ministry of Industry, the Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand, the Water and Environment Institute for Sustainability, and the Federation of Thai Industries have held the Eco Innovation Forum 2019, on the theme ‘The Economy: Way to a Smart and Sustainable Eco Industrial Town,’ raising awareness in the industrial sector of the circular economy concept in eco industrial town development to maximise efficiency in resource consumption.
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.
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.
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.