PM Modi proposes joint task force on extension of India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highway

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 8 proposed a joint task force on connectivity to work on extension of India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highway to Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, while also proposing to enhance the ASEAN-India Fund with an additional grant of US $ 50 million.  Speaking at ...

India gives Vietnam $680 million for defence spending

India said on September 3 it is giving Vietnam US$500 million in credit to boost defence ties, the latest security deal between the two nations seeking to counter Beijing’s muscle-flexing in the South China Sea. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the announcement during a visit ...

India approves CLMV fund

The government of India yesterday approved the creation of a project development fund of about $75 million to help Indian firms invest in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam ‒ the so-called CLMV countries. “The project development fund will benefit India’s industrial community in terms of business ...

No progress on new Vientiane-Champassak highway

One year has passed but the new Vientiane-Champassak highway survey and design has not progressed following a Chinese company signing an agreement with the Ministry of Public Works and Transport. “We are now writing a letter to the company informing them that if they cannot perform ...

Chinese-built bridge opens in Phnom Penh

A new Chinese-built bridge in Cambodia’s capital opened for public use on 22 October, having taken about three years to complete at a cost of $27.5 million. Keep reading ...

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