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Thai gov't approves financial aid to 5th Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge

The Thai government on Tuesday approved financial assistance to Laos for the construction of the fifth Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge linking Thailand’s northeastern province of Bueng Kan with Lao’s central province of Bolikhamsai. “The fifth Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge had been approved in principle in the Cabinet’s resolution ...

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Thailand, Laos sign agreement on 5th friendship bridge across Mekong River

Thailand and Laos on Friday signed an agreement on building the fifth friendship bridge between Thailand’s Bueng Kan province and Laos’ Bolikhamsai province. Thailand’s Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith and Lao Public Works and Transport Minister Bounchan Sinthavong presided over the signing ceremony on Friday. Arkhom said Thailand’s ...

2nd Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge ready for Tuesday opening

Preparations have been underway for the opening of the second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge linking Thailand’s Mae Sot district and Myanmar’s border city of Myawaddy on Tuesday. Therdkiat Chinsoranand, the mayor of Nakhon Mae Sot Municipality, on Sunday inspected the preparations. The construction of the bridge, ...

Construction of the 5th Thai-Lao friendship bridge likely to begin this year-end

Construction of the 5th Thai-Lao friendship bridge linking the northeastern province of Bueng Kan with Laos’ western township of Pakxan in Bolikhamsai province is likely to commence this year-end with the Ministry of Transport expecting to seek budget from the government in October. Keep reading ...

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