Laos-China railway delivers hope, new development opportunities – An opinion by Vientiane Times

The official inauguration of the Laos-China railway took place on December 3. This historic event is not only a milestone in Laos’ efforts to shake off the shackles of its landlocked status by becoming a land bridge within the region but will create a lot of development opportunities and enable Laos, one of the least developed countries in the region, to thrive in coming decades.