A tanker docked at Laem Chabang Port in Chonburi Province. Photo: Vijitra Duangdee A tanker docked at Laem Chabang Port in Chonburi Province. Photo: Vijitra Duangdee
A tanker docked at Laem Chabang Port in Chonburi Province. Photo: Vijitra Duangdee

As the coronavirus pandemic bites, Thailand is desperate for its US$43 billion Eastern Economic Corridor to pay off

  • Four years after its launch, opinion is divided as to whether the EEC will become a tech hub that lures the brains and billions of Asia – or a cripplingly expensive white elephant
  • With the kingdom’s economy hammered by Covid-19, PM Prayuth needs a win, but a lack of transparency has left locals worried they will miss out on benefits from the project

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A tanker docked at Laem Chabang Port in Chonburi Province. Photo: Vijitra Duangdee A tanker docked at Laem Chabang Port in Chonburi Province. Photo: Vijitra Duangdee
A tanker docked at Laem Chabang Port in Chonburi Province. Photo: Vijitra Duangdee
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