China's Belt and Road rail ambitions beset by delays, cancellations in Southeast Asia

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China's Belt and Road rail ambitions beset by delays, cancellations in Southeast Asia

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China's Belt and Road rail ambitions beset by delays, cancellations in Southeast Asia


Only small fraction of Thailand's segment completed after 4 years
Much fanfare greeted a Chinese plan to connect Southeast Asia through more than 3,000 km of high-speed rail when it arrived in Thailand in 2017. But on the ground near one of its many pieces, the project has so little visibility that a train station attendant struggled to find it.
Source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/Belt- ... heast-Asia Accessed : 2021-11-10
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