Living In Asia News: 29 December 2020
A round-up of the latest news articles related to transport and construction in Asia.
Welcome to the holiday edition of the weekly Living In Asia newsletter. I’m taking a publishing break over the new year holidays, but the news round-ups continue.
[Can Tho Bridge - Can Tho, Vietnam.]
Added to New Phnom Penh Airport
CRCC units win rail contract in Thailand
“Thailand has awarded a $US 415m contract for construction of a section of the 900km Bangkok – Nong Khai high-speed line to two subsidiaries of China Railway Construction Corp (CRCC).”
Added to Bangkok–Nong Khai high-speed railway
This hasn’t been officially announced yet, but it’s not looking good for the KL-Singapore high-speed project. The deadline is at the end of the month, so more on this next week.
“New condo supply scheduled to launch in Greater Bangkok next year is expected to continue falling, with only 20,000 units projected, following a nadir in 2020.”