China train project runs roughshod over Laos

Laos-China railway is now 20% complete but there are few signs the US$6 billion project's benefits are trickling down to the local Lao economy

Vang Vieng, August 18, 2018 3:51 PM (UTC+8)
A promotional poster for the 414-kilometer Laos-China railway project that promises to transform Laos from landlocked to land-linked. Photo: Facebook
A promotional poster for the 414-kilometer Laos-China railway project that promises to transform Laos from landlocked to land-linked. Photo: Facebook
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