Project puts trains back on Cambodia's rails

The railroad is many things to people in Cambodia: playground, garbage dump, open-air toilet, livestock grazing ground, a dry path for traversing swampy terrain. What it has not been for many years is working transportation for either people or freight. In fact, train service was halted completely last year. That may change soon. Development specialists […]

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Project puts trains back on Cambodia’s rails

The railroad is many things to people in Cambodia: playground, garbage dump, open-air toilet, livestock grazing ground, a dry path for traversing swampy terrain. What it has not been for many years is working transportation for either people or freight. In fact, train service was halted completely last year. That may change soon. Development specialists […]

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'An off-peak return from Singapore to Scotland…'

Cambodia provides ‘missing link’ in Iron Silk Road rail project By Andrew Buncombe, Asia Correspondent Cambodia‘s railway – for so long the victim of war, turmoil and the neglect that has beset the country – is poised to get moving again. Officials yesterday formally opened the first section of a new network that will stretch […]

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‘An off-peak return from Singapore to Scotland…’

Cambodia provides ‘missing link’ in Iron Silk Road rail project By Andrew Buncombe, Asia Correspondent Cambodia‘s railway – for so long the victim of war, turmoil and the neglect that has beset the country – is poised to get moving again. Officials yesterday formally opened the first section of a new network that will stretch […]

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Cambodian rail line opened to help regional trade

Source: Reuters Cambodia has reopened a stretch of railway destroyed during the country’s war and officials described it as a step towards boosting regional trade through rail links with neighbours. The Asian Development Bank is contributing $84 million to a $141 million project to repair 650 km (400 miles) of railway linking Cambodia‘s capital, Phnom […]

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Ascott Sweeps Top Honours At Prestigious Travel Awards In Asia Pacific And Europe

Ascott has been recognised as the best serviced residence brand, company and operator by leading travel publications in Asia Pacific and Europe CapitaLand’s wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), has been recognised as the best serviced residence brand, company and operator by leading travel publications in Asia Pacific and Europe. Ascott was […]

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Onyx turns focus to serviced apartments

Onyx turns focus to serviced apartments Segment viewed as industry growth driver Onyx Hospitality Group, formerly known as Amari Hotels and Resorts, is focusing on serviced apartments as part of its plan to expand its service line and become Asia‘s leading hospitality provider by 2018. The group yesterday launched its first serviced apartment worth 800 […]

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Construction on railway connecting China, Laos to begin in late October

A state news agency says construction will start this month on a railway from southern China to Laos, further connecting the country with its Southeast Asian neighbours. The official Xinhua News Agency reported Friday that the 530-kilometre railway will connect Xishuangbanna city in the southern province of Yunnan to Vientiane, the capital of Laos. Work […]

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