Published: Dec 30, 2021
The Department of International Economic Affairs published a statement on Thursday saying that the opening of the China-Laos Railway on December 2, marked a key milestone for the business and commercial exchange between Asean and China.
Published: Dec 04, 2021
-- The China-Laos Railway, a landmark project of high-quality Belt and Road cooperation, started operation on Friday. -- As a docking project between the Belt and Road Initiative and Laos strategy to convert itself from a landlocked country to a land-linked one, the line will slash the travel time between Chinas Kunming to Lao capital Vientiane to about 10 hours. -- The railway could potentially increase aggregate income in Laos by up to 21 percent over the long term, the World Bank said in a report last year. The China-Laos Railway, a landmark project of high-quality Belt and Road cooperation, started operation on Friday.