Closing the transport infrastructure gap is a key focus area of the National Transport Master Plan, of which the new inland ports are a part.
Amata Corp. of Thailand plans to develop industrial estates in cheaper neighboring countries along the Mekong River where it is betting manufacturing will pick up.
The Ministry of Transport has prepared eight new infrastructure investment projects for implementation next year, with a combined budget of over 100 billion baht.
The battle over the Mekong River has resumed, and it will end badly for one side. Despite continuous government efforts to delay, a decision will have to be made shortly.
The China-Laos railway is the first overseas route connecting with the railway system in China, using Chinese technology, equipment and investment.
It’s difficult to judge the impacts of deforestation, erosion, pollutants, or to confirm or refute claims of damage caused by development without starting from a solid data baseline.
The sectors targeted by the restriction do not concern investment projects here, which are mostly infrastructure and energy-related.
There are several reasons why China finally takes part in a cooperation framework with the lower Mekong countries. One of them is allow China to enter a ‘damage control’ diplomacy.
Chinese companies have told us we need to carry out large-scale production if we want to supply the railway and other development projects in the province: province governor
On Thursday, October 12th, policy makers from across Europe and Asia will join World Bank Group President for an event that examines BRI’s challenges and opportunities.