Transport and Infrastructure

Transport and Infrastructure

Transport and Infrastructure is a section of Business News on investvine.com
Bangkok Now Second Most Expensive City To Live In Southeast Asia

1160
Thailand’s capital Bangkok has now become the second most expensive city to live in within ASEAN, only beaten by Singapore, according to a new...
The Race Of Our Lives: Thoughts On A Manila Grand Prix

816
A Manila Grand Prix would be a dream. But first, better sewage, right? The most tantalising news in the past couple of weeks has got...
New Philippine Space Agency Seen To Capture $1.5-billion Market

527
The planned Philippine Space Agency, or PhilSA, which has been announced last month by the country’s science and technology secretary, is expected to capture...
Yangon To Get Skytrain

675
China has proposed to fund a $1.5-billion elevated railway project in Myanmar’s commercial capital, Yangon. China Railway Eryuan Engineering Group Co., Ltd (CREEC) made...
Thailand’s Central Group To Invest $200 Million In Ride-hailing Service Grab

640
Bangkok-based family conglomerate Central Group, which is active in retail, real estate, hospitality and restaurants and operates Thailand’s biggest shopping mall, plans to invest...
Mass Arrivals Cause “headache” For Thai Tourism Minister

629
Thailand received a record of 38.3 million tourists in 2018, and 2019 numbers are expected to be even higher. According to tourism minister Weerasak Kowsurat,...
Hcmc, Hanoi, Manila, Bangkok Among World’s Most Dynamic Cities

758
Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi appear prominently among the global Top 10 most dynamically growing cities in the new City Momentum Index...
Malaysia Cancels $20-billion Rail Project With Chinese Contractor

548
Malaysia’s economics minister on January 26 said that the government will cancel its $20-billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project with contractor China Communications...
Philippines Gdp Growth Slowest In Three Years

602
The Philippine economy grew 6.2 per cent in 2018, missing the government’s growth target as price increases slowed consumer spending as well as business...
Asean Countries Welcomed 129 Million Tourists Last Year, Up 7.6%

743
Close to 129 million tourists visited the ten member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2018, which translates into a...
Bangkok Smog To Cause Economic Damage Of Over $200 Million

772
The current severe air pollution crisis in Thailand’s capital Bangkok is expected to cost the country up to 6.6 billion baht ($207.8 million) in...
Laos expects more private investment this year

614
The Communist Lao government expects domestic and foreign private investment to climb to 23,086 billion kip ($2.7 billion) in 2019 from around $2.36 billion...
Bamboo Airways finally takes to the skies

653
Vietnam’s new private airline, Bamboo Airways, will commence commercial flights on January 16 after repeated delays, the company said in a statement to news...
Go-Jek denied entry to the Philippines

557
Indonesia’s Go-Jek suffered a setback to its expansion plans on January 9 after the transport regulator in the Philippines rejected its application to launch...
Laos to get its first smart city

837
The Laos government has plans to set up a smart and eco city in its northwestern Oudomxay province within the province’s Namor district and...
Viettel has plans to expand to North Korea, Cuba

1504
Viettel Group, Vietnam's largest mobile network operator wholly owned and operated by the Ministry of Defense, has plans to expand to socialist sister countries...
Vietnam ride-hailing service expands to Myanmar

582
Vietnam’s first homegrown ride-hailing service, FastGo, has kicked off operations in Myanmar as part of its Southeast Asia expansion plans. The firm partnered with...
Vietnam records highest economic growth in a decade

731
Vietnam’s economy grew by 7.08 per cent in 2018, the fastest rate in the past eleven years and beating the target of 6.7 per...