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Thailand, Laos, China To Sign Pact On High-speed Railway

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Thailand has agreed to sign a memorandum of cooperation with China and Laos for a rail link...
Cambodia seeks to double tourism arrivals by 2025

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Cambodian has ambitious plans to increase the number of tourism arrivals from six million in 2018 to 12 million by 2025 as it builds...
Agreement signed to build China-Myanmar Economic Corridor

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Myanmar and China signed a memorandum of understanding to set up the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC) as part of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative,...
Laos next target for Chinese tourist “invasion”

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With hordes of Chinese tourists overrunning one Southeast Asian country after the other as a result of a new travel freedom and rising spending...
Thailand, Laos, China to enter talks about high-speed railway

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Laos will be joining Thailand and China for talks about connecting the planned regional high-speed train network from Thailand’s northeastern city of Nong Khai...
China’s infrastructure grip on Southeast Asia tightens

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The agreement signed these days to start the first phase of a new high-speed railway as part of the connection between Bangkok and Thailand's...
New low-cost flights should bring more Chinese tourists to Brunei

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A Chinese budget airline with the enchanting name Lucky Air just launched flights from Kunming, the capital of China's southern Yunnan province, and from...
Thailand, China agree on $5.2-billion rail project

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Thailand and China agreed a price of 179 billion baht ($5.2 billion) for the 250-kilometer-long first phase of a high-speed railway linking Thailand's Eastern...
Myanmar-China oil pipeline opens, greatly reduces shipping time

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Myanmar finally opened a new crude oil pipeline in January linking its western coast with China’s southern province of Yunnan, cutting shipping time for...
Thai junta approves $23-billion high-speed rail projects

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Thailand's ruling junta has approved a $23-billion transport project that will see two high-speed railways link up directly with China by 2021, in a...
Myanmar-Yunnan railway scrapped due to public opposition

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Construction of a railway connecting Kyaukpyu in Myanmar and Kunming in China was cancelled n July 18 due to public opposition, the Myanmar Ministry...
Tough choices ahead for Laos tourism

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Laos, a virtual hermit nation until 1986 when it opened its doors to tourism, is now finding it very difficult to control the reigns of...
Top hotel chains flock to Laos

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At least 40 hotels, including five international chains, are scheduled to open in Laos over the next five years as the country becomes a...
China says its human rights are at a ‘historic best’

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China says its human rights are at a "historic best", yet Uzra Zeya, the Acting Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Democracy...
China-ASEAN rail network advances

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China started operations on February 23 on the 141-kilometer Yuxi-Mengzi railway line, part of the Pan-Asia railway network that will connect China to ASEAN...
China-Laos railway to commence

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Construction is slated to start soon on the new China-backed 418-kilometer railroad that will snake through Yunnan province into Southeast Asia, linking together Kunming;...
High Speed Train

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The high-speed train project linking Thailand, Laos and southern China's Kunming province could start in 2015 in time for the launch of the Asean...
High Speed Train

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An ambitious but costly high-speed railways system connecting Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City and other major towns in Vietnam has been modified by...