Their 5-year Hanoi Action Plan, with Regional Investment Framework of 226 subregion development projects worth 2 trillion baht are on the table.
US$144.54 million loan approved from Thailand for the Dawei-Hteekee highway, which will connect Dawei SEZ to the kingdom.
A coastline of more than 700km, and numerous crisscrossing canals and rivers make the Mekong Delta ideal for water transport development.
It’s the Lao government’s policy is to transform the country into a transit transport service provider within the region through land links.
The Mekong River ecosystem has been devastated from rising water levels during the dry season, as upstream dams in China discharge water to facilitate navigation.
NGOs along the Mekong are taking advantage of tougher environmental compliance to pressure Chinese companies.
Due to competing investment schemes, the distance from the main centers of Thailand’s economy, and an unclear political future, SEZ’s are unlikely to live up to expectations.
What’s at stake when leaders from Mekong countries convene a summit early next month to reaffirm their “political commitment” to a 1995 cooperative agreement?
Women’s vision for agriculture development is so far falling flat with those implementing Thailand’s flagship EEC development project
Women’s efforts to restore and sustain fisheries and communities near Thailand’s Laem Chabang deep sea port are in an uphill battle to survive
This will allow the effective launch of GMS road transport permits and temporary admission documents for commercial vehicles, starting on June 1.