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  1. 1. learning | 25 Apr 2013

    High-speed rail: Big money project for the rich?

    About transportation

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Big spending for high-speed rail questioned by Thaksin's former Finance Ministers. More capacity for existing rail cargo & passenger makes more sense.

  2. 2. news | 13 Feb 2015

    PM urges high-speed rail links to resorts

    infrastructure

    By Chatrudee Theparat, Newspaper section: Business

    » Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has tasked agencies to do a feasibility study on building a high-speed rail network linking Bangkok and popular tourism destinations with joint investment from the private sector.

  3. 3. learning | 11 Apr 2013

    High speed rail coming to Laos

    About transportation

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Paying for high speed rail through Laos to China will take 80% of the Laos national budget but China govt banks will help with loans.

  4. 4. news | 27 Feb 2015

    PM jumpstarts high-speed trains

    By Online Reporters

    » After taking high-speed trains in China and Japan, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is considering bringing faster rail service to Thailand.

  5. 5. learning | 12 Mar 2013

    High-speed railways coming soon, Govt says

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » If all goes according to plan, land and water travel should be considerably quicker throughout much of the country by the year 2020, with the first Bangkok-Pattaya high-speed rail line completed by 2018.

  6. 6. learning | 02 Apr 2013

    Corruption Prevention: High-speed rail

    About transportation

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Steps being taken to prevent politicians from profiting from local rail construction projects.

  7. 7. learning | 23 Jan 2013

    Transportation: 2.2-trillion-baht investment

    By Jon Fernquest

    » 7-year investment aims for 90 minute high-speed rail trips within 300km of Bangkok & more rail in Bangkok from 80km now to 464km in 2019.

  8. 8. learning | 18 Feb 2015

    Rail loans: China's interest rates too high

    About transportation & foreign relations

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Only "underdeveloped countries" get special 2% interest rate, China says. So, for rail construction, in-country financing & possible loans from Japan to be used as well.

  9. 9. news | 28 Feb 2015

    PM eyes private sector help to fund high-speed railways

    Transport

    By Post Reporters, Newspaper section: News

    » Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has allayed concerns over the steep price tag for the high-speed train projects, saying costs can be offset with help from the private sector.

  10. 10. learning | 28 Jul 2014

    What's new in business news: July 28, 2014

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Repair delays for collapsed Mon bridge in Kanchanaburi, Nong-khai high-speed train to connect to Lao high-speed train built by China & track repair continues after tourist express falls off tracks.

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