Calls grow to turn Tak into proper SEZ

TAK: An ambitious plan to turn the border village of Kokko in Myanmar into a new Chinatown has sparked calls for the Thai government to speed up making Tak a fully fledged special economic zone (SEZ). The huge investments from Chinese businessmen in Kokko, opposite ...

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Mae Sot-Myawaddy Special Economic Zones accelerate infrastructure development in response to increasing investment.

Mae Sot is the small town in the middle of the valley in Tak province, but it is increasingly attractive to both Thai and foreign investors. Mae Sot is cross-border trade city linking with Myawaddy city in Karen State of Myanmar. Coupled with the Government’s ...

BOI led the Japanese media to show investment readiness in Tak Special Economic Zone.

Mrs. Hirunya Sujjnai, Secretary General of the Board of Investment (BOI) revealed that last week Office of Investment Economics in Tokyo, Japan brought the Japanese journalists to Thailand. It aims to provide insight about the government’s policy on investment promotion. The BOI has provided lectures ...

The Prime Minister ordered taking over of public lands from encroached capitalists.

General Prayut revealed being satisfied for monitoring special economic zones, and he hopes to be materialized by 2015-2016, as long as he stills in office. He ordered to take over all public lands without allowing selling or buying. He suggested discussing with the provincial governors ...

Department of Rural Roads to build roads in response to Mae Sot Special Economic Zone

Department of Rural Roads will construct roads for the routes จ and ฉ based on Mae Sot Comprehensive Plan in Tak province.  Mr. Darun Saengchai, Director General of the Department of Rural Roads, said that his Department has the policy to develop a network of rural ...

Tak province will discuss with factories for abstention of using child and illegal labor, which may affect the special border economic zone.

Tak Governor prepares to call factory entrepreneurs in the area to discuss stopping employment of child and illegal labor in order to prevent human trafficking, which may affect the special border economic zone. He orders relevant officers in Mae Sot district to strictly patrol in ...

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