Thai gov’t eyes 2026 full opening of Automotive and Tyre Centre World

Thai gov’t eyes 2026 full opening of Automotive and Tyre Centre

The construction of an automotive and tyre centre in the Eastern Economic Corridor is now more than halfway complete, with the center expected to be fully operational in 2026. The Thai government hopes this facility will promote Thailand as a global manufacturing base for electric vehicles.
Thailand to promote US investment in EEC World

Thailand to promote US investment in EEC

Thailand is seeking to attract more US investment in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), particularly its renewable energy, digital economy and smart electronics sectors.
Laos launches WB-funded transport development project World

Laos launches WB-funded transport development project

The Lao Ministry of Public Works and Transport on September 21 launched the World Bank-funded Southeast Asia Regional Economic Corridor and Connectivity Project, which is expected to improve climate resilient, transport connectivity, and regional trade along an east-west corridor through Lao northern provinces.
Thailand moves to attract investors World

Thailand moves to attract investors

The Thai Government on August 9 approved the allocation of 165ha of land in the Eastern Airport City project to create a free-trade zone within the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), in a bid to attract investors and businessmen.
Thailand strives to attract foreign investment World

Thailand strives to attract foreign investment

The Board of Investment (BOI) of Thailand on June 1 approve tax incentives for four major investment projects with combined investment value of 209.478 billion THB (around 6 billion USD).
Revision of Petroleum Law aims to create smoother legal corridor: Minister Politics

Revision of Petroleum Law aims to create smoother legal corridor: Minister

The revision of the Petroleum Law is crucial to creating a smooth legal corridor for investors and increasing the attractiveness of the investment environment in the field of oil and gas, said Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien while delivering a proposal on the draft amended Petroleum Law at the 15th National Assembly’s ongoing third session on June 3.
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.
Indonesia, Malaysia further strengthen cooperation World

Indonesia, Malaysia further strengthen cooperation

A number of key matters have been agreed between Indonesia and Malaysia, Indonesian President Joko Widodo said at a joint press conference after his talks with Prime Minister of Malaysia Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri Yaakob on November 10.