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Plans to build a US$37 billion smart city in Chon Buri got the go-ahead yesterday by the Eastern Economic Corridor Policy Committee. PM Prayut Chan-o-cha, who chaired the meeting, revealed the smart dream hub can be realised thanks to public and private investment in automotive, robotics, healthcare and logistics companies. The investment will create about 200,000 jobs and accommodate 350,000 people by 2032. A smart city is a technologically modern urban area that uses different types of electronic methods, voice activation methods and sensors to collect specific data. The smart city concept integrates information and communication technology, and various physical […]

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The government believe the new smart city can add an estimated 2-trillion baht to Thailand’s GDP within 10 years, and the value of assets after a 50-year concession period will jump fivefold.

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