Thailand discussing with Lao officials the high-speed rail connection to China

Thailand discussing with Lao officials the high-speed rail connection to China Thailand has been discussing with Lao officials the plans regarding a high-speed rail connection to promote a more seamless connection from Thailand to China via the intermediary country. Deputy Prime Minister Anutin Charnvirakul and Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob on Thursday met Laos’ Minister of […]

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Investors shun Thai government plan for development zones in Thailand’s north-eastern provinces bordering Laos

Investors shun Thai government plan for development zones in Thailand’s north-eastern provinces bordering Laos The Thai government’s ambitious plan, announced about seven years ago, to transform some north-eastern provinces bordering the Lao PDR, into economic development zones has not been realised. So far, not a single investor has shown keen interest in the projects in […]

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Laos-China rail a boon for Thais

Laos-China rail a boon for Thais Special report: Cross-border tourism flows increase, and fresh goods exports find new markets The Thanaleng Dry Port and Vientiane Logistics Park (VLP), Laos’ first-ever integrated logistics park, on the outskirts of Vientiane. The Laos-China high-speed railway is expected to fulfil Laos’ ambition of becoming a major regional land link […]

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EGCO Group Kicks off Commercial Operation of Laos’ “Nam Theun 1” Hydropower Plant to Supply Electricity to EGAT

EGCO Group Kicks off Commercial Operation of Laos’ “Nam Theun 1” Hydropower Plant to Supply Electricity to EGAT Electricity Generating Public Company Limited or EGCO Group successfully started commercial operation of the “Nam Theun 1” hydropower plant in Lao PDR and commenced the sale of electricity with a total installed capacity of 514.30 MW to […]

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