Living In Asia News: November 2020

A summary of new articles and updated posts at livinginasia.co in November 2020.

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Articles Published In November 2020

East Coast Rail Link – The new railway that will connect the Straits of Malacca to the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia

The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) is a 640 km long railway under construction in Peninsula Malaysia. This standard gauge double-track railway will connect Port Klang to Kota Bharu.

Nha Trang construction update – 2020 edition

A summary of Nha Trang construction activity in 2020.

Vega City Nha Trang

Vega City Nha Trang is a coastal resort/new urban area that features hotels, villas, shophouses, and an entertainment area.

Ho Chi Minh City construction update – 2020 edition

A summary of major building and infrastructure projects under construction in Ho Chi Minh City in 2020.

Bangkok–Nong Khai high-speed railway

The Bangkok–Nong Khai high-speed railway is a planned railway that will connect Bangkok to Nong Khai in northeast Thailand on the Laos border.

Updated Articles

Cambodia

China bags Cambodian airport contract in blow to French operator

Laos

China-Laos railway seals roof of its largest Vientiane station building

Malaysia

Transport Ministry: ECRL project ahead of schedule, to proceed with existing allocations

KL-Singapore HSR: Malaysia intends to continue with project given the ‘positive multiplier effect’ on economy, says finance minister

Pakistan

Lahore joins the metro club

Philippines

Mindanao Railway Project to take 10-15 years to complete

Thailand

Phuket’s tram plan may be replaced with electric bus rapid transit

Pattaya: High Speed Rail taking shape - nearly one billion baht compensation sums discussed

Vietnam

200 kph dual purpose railway better option for Vietnam

Construction of Long Thanh Airport to begin next month