Govt mulls B4.5bn loan for Myanmar

Thailand is considering granting a 4.5-billion-baht loan to Myanmar to fund an infrastructure development project including the planned construction of a 132-km long road to stretch from the Thai-Myanmar border in Kanchanaburi to the Dawei special economic zone in the neighbouring country. Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith revealed this on Tuesday, saying the loan request was […]

New Myanmar Thai bridge to boost trade

Construction of a new bridge across the Salween river has begun in Mae Jae border district of Myanmar, opposite Mae Hong Son province, and is expected to boost trade when completed, a Thai military official said. Speaking upon his return from a visit to Myanmar last week, Col Jarus Panyadee, chief of the 7th Infantry […]