ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Economy

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.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more