Laos faces structural issues despite robust expansion
LAOS IS STILL grappling with several challenges and pending issues impeding macroeconomic development despite robust expansion of the country’s economy when compared to regional peers.
— The Nation
PM: Relations with neighboring countries are strong
The Prime Minister says that Thailand’s relationships with its neighbors are strong, as evidenced by an increase in border trade.
— NBT World (video)
Bids Sought for $5.5 Billion Thailand to China High-Speed Rail
Thailand will seek bids in the fourth-quarter for a 180 billion baht ($5.5 billion) high-speed rail project that’s part of a wider plan for a train network to China.
— Bloomberg Quint
Chinese company, Lao authority sign MoA on measurement center
A Chinese company has signed an MoA with department under Lao science and technology ministry over jointly building Lao national measurement center.
Milestone reached on Sino-Lao railway
Builders began to lay the first steel truss complex on Friday on Yuanjiang Railway Bridge－which has the tallest bridge pier in the world and the longest span between two piers－on the Chinese section of the 925.5-kilometer China-Laos railway, a major project in the Belt and Road Initiative.
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