Thailand-Cambodia highway 70% complete

A new highway connecting Thailand and Cambodia is 70% complete, according to the Department of Highways.The four-lane road will be named Highway 3646 and connect Ban Nong Ian in the Aranyaprathet district of Sa Kaeo province to the Thailand-Cambodia Friendship Bridge in Stung Bot community ...

The Nation Reporter

Thailand eyes construction of 6th Thai-Lao friendship bridge in 2025

Thai Minister of Transport Saksayam Chidchob said Friday his ministry has scheduled to complete the construction of the 6th Thai-Lao friendship bridge by 2025.During his trip to the northeastern provinces of Amnat Charoen, Yasothon and Mukdahan provinces, Saksayam said he is in discussion with various ...

7 big projects in the pipeline for new year

The Department of Highways has seven key projects worth more than 124 billion baht in the pipeline for 2020, department chief Sarawut Songsivilai said on Wednesday.Of them, the design work for five projects is complete with median prices being calculated for bidding, Mr Sarawut said, ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Thailand, Laos sign road and rail deal

Thailand and Laos have sealed an agreement to upgrade a road and build a rail extension worth over 3 billion baht to boost cross-border economic cooperation, according to the Neighbouring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (Neda).Keep reading ...

Thodsapol Hongtong

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, ...

Assawin Pinitwong

World Health Organization Urges Thailand to Better Road Safety

As deaths from road accidents in Thailand continue to rise the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has urged Thai authorities to explore appropriate measures to create better road safety.Keep reading ...

5th Thai Lao Friendship Bridge to be built in Bueng Kan

Bueng Kan Chamber of Commerce has proposed to transform the province into a logistic hub after the 5th Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge is to be built in this northeastern province at the beginning of next year.Keep watching ...

Traffic project tipped to cause chaos

The 900-day construction of three overpass projects over Na Ranong intersection is expected to trigger critical traffic woes around the area with motorists being advised to avoid the route. Thanu Tharakhate, of Construction Supervision Division under City Hall’s Department of Public Works (DPW), said the ...

Supoj Wancharoen

Myanmar-Thailand highway branded 'ecological and social disaster'

Community and conservation groups in Myanmar have branded a planned highway linking a port project to Thailand an “ecological and social disaster”, saying it would uproot indigenous people from their homes and farms.Critics said an environmental and social impact assessment for the road project, approved ...

Construction of sixth Thailand-Laos Friendship Bridge in Ubon Ratchathani sped up

The Ministry of Transport is speed up the construction of the sixth Thailand – Laos Friendship Bridge in Ubon Ratchathani and other infrastructures in the lower northeastern region. Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith said the sixth Thailand – Laos Friendship Bridge will connect Ubon Ratchathani province with ...

Tanakorn Sangiam

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