Connecting the rail systems of the six countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion could boost intra- and inter-regional trade and transport for Southeast Asia, reducing travel time and the cost of moving people and freight across borders. Photo: ADB.

Mekong Countries to Put Railway Connectivity on the Fast Track

The Greater Mekong Subregion is gearing up to expand its railway network beyond borders to boost travel and trade.

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The new MRT lines will help provide a wider choice of affordable and efficient public transport for Bangkok’s rapidly growing population. Photo: ADB.

ADB Private Sector Financing Supports Two New Bangkok Metro Lines

BANGKOK, THAILAND (4 June 2019) — The Asian Development Bank signed an agreement with a financing package of 9.9 billion Thai baht ($311 million equivalent) for the construction and operation of the Pink and Yellow lines of Bangkok’s mass rapid transit system.

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Greater Mekong Subregion Health Cooperation Strategy 2019–2023

https://www.greatermekong.org/greater-mekong-subregion-health-cooperation-strategy-2019–2023This 5-year strategy identifies operational priorities for health cooperation for 2019–2023. It is a product of extensive consultations with members of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Working Group on Health Cooperation, GMS government stakeholders, and other GMS partners.