The Thai-Chinese Rayong Industrial Zone in the east coast of Thailand. Photo: Xinhua
The Thai-Chinese Rayong Industrial Zone in the east coast of Thailand. Photo: Xinhua
Thailand

Thai farmers fear loss of land to industrial zone linked to China’s belt and road

  • The Eastern Economic Corridor, which includes a high-speed railway line and an airport, aims to lure investors and generate jobs
  • But residents say authorities did not consult them on the plans, and that the project will ruin the environment and livelihoods that rely on farming and fishing

Topic |   Thailand
The Thai-Chinese Rayong Industrial Zone in the east coast of Thailand. Photo: Xinhua
The Thai-Chinese Rayong Industrial Zone in the east coast of Thailand. Photo: Xinhua
READ FULL ARTICLE