[China-Laos railway construction site in Luang Prabang.]
Lost heritage of old Saigon – Saigon has been developing at a rapid pace with construction projects dotting the skyline, and more planned in the coming years. While modern buildings are welcome and overdue, some of these projects are being built at the cost of heritage buildings.
Why Southeast Asia’s beach cities are a major draw for property investors – “As interest eases in the big cities of emerging markets like Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar, focus is instead shifting to their shimmering shorelines.”
Which cities have the most high-rises? – Cities of Asia feature prominently.
Laos Railways – A summary of every planned railway in Laos.
Main construction work of longest bridge along China-Laos railway completed – I saw the construction sites at Luang Prabang last month, and work is progressing fast near Vientiane as well.
These streets were made for walkin’ – or they soon will be – An ambitious plan to create walking streets at Thong Lor-Ekamai, Ari-Pradiphat, and Klong San.