Thailand Rejects New Technical Report on Laos’ Large-Scale Mekong Mainstream Dam

Thailand Rejects New Technical Report on Laos’ Large-Scale Mekong Mainstream Dam Laos says it plans to inspect all existing dams for safety every five years. Thailand has rejected a new technical report on Laos’ Sanakham dam project, one of nine large-scale Mekong River mainstream dams integral to Vientiane’s controversial economic strategy of becoming the “Battery […]

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Laos-China Railway project sees 242km of track completed, full track completion expected in May 2021

Laos-China Railway project sees 242km of track completed, full track completion expected in May 2021 The Laos-China Railway project has completed 242 kilometres of track and is expected to successfully complete the full track in May this year, reports Laotian Times. According to a report by Lao Security News, the Lao-China Railway project has now […]

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Construction begins on Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge linking Laos and Thailand across the Mekong river

Construction begins on Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge linking Laos and Thailand across the Mekong river Work on a fifth bridge linking Laos and Thailand across the Mekong River has begun after a construction agreement was signed in December. The bridge, which will take 36 months to build, will connect Bolikhamxay province in Laos to Thailand’s north-eastern […]

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Laos’ capital plans 30 large-scale development projects from 2021 to 2025

Laos’ capital plans 30 large-scale development projects from 2021 to 2025 Vientiane authorities have pledged to carry out 30 large-scale development projects from now until 2025 in a bid to accelerate the Lao capital’s economic growth. Most of these projects will be carried out through public-private partnerships under the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) model as the government […]

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Huawei helps build 1st smart expressway in Laos, 110 km Vientiane-Vangvieng Expressway

Huawei helps build 1st smart expressway in Laos, 110 km Vientiane-Vangvieng Expressway The Vientiane–Vangvieng Expressway, the country’s first expressway, jointly developed by Yunnan Construction and Investment Holding Group (YCIH) and the Lao government and officially opened on Sunday, is also Laos’ first smart expressway with Huawei technology, said the Chinese tech giant. Huawei cooperating with […]

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