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.
Legislature adopts revised Youth Law Politics

Legislature adopts revised Youth Law

The National Assembly (NA) passed the draft revised Youth Law with the support of 91.3 percent of deputies present at the plenary sitting on June 16 - part of the ongoing ninth session in Hanoi.
State Audit plays crucial role in PPP projects: experts Business

State Audit plays crucial role in PPP projects: experts

Experts and managers discussed solutions to improve the quality and efficiency of auditing public-private partnership (PPP) projects during a conference themed “PPP projects and the role of the State Audit” held by the State Audit of Vietnam (SAV) in Hanoi on March 3.
Japanese construction group to rebuild bridges in Myanmar World

Japanese construction group to rebuild bridges in Myanmar

Japanese heavy equipment and infrastructure company IHI Corp. will rebuild two bridges in Myanmar to upgrade the country's transportation infrastructure along the East-West Economic Corridor stretching to Vietnam via Thailand and Laos.
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.
Smart city challenges Gov’t, localities Society

Smart city challenges Gov’t, localities

In efforts to embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution, cities and provinces in Vietnam are pushing smart city programmes, combining technology with internet-connected devices to enhance municipal management and economy.
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.