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Thailand 'must overhaul education' to achieve high-tech ambitions

'Aerotropolis' advisor says human resources key to Eastern Economic Corridor success

Thailand aims to build an 'airport smart city,' from which high-value products can be easily exported around the world.    © Reuters

BANGKOK -- Thailand must overhaul the education system, which will take up to 20 years, before the country can harvest the full benefits of its Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) investment zone, according to John D. Kasarda, chief adviser to the EEC's "aerotropolis" project.

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