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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Thai Government warns Laos over its Sanakham dam plan close to Loei’s Chiang Kan district

Thai Government warns Laos over its Sanakham dam plan close to Loei’s Chiang Kan district The government threatened on Tuesday not to buy electricity from Sanakham dam in Laos after it learned the project might affect the Mekong River. “The country’s territory is our paramount concern,” Somkiat Prajamwong, secretary-general to the Office of National Water […]

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