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Laos' logistics vision for ASEAN: All rails lead to Vientiane

Government eyes capital as link from Southeast Asia to China

Laotian President Thongloun Sisoulith has high hopes for a high-speed railway linking the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming with Vientiane. (Source photos by Reuters) 

NONG KHAI, Thailand -- Laos, a small one-party state in Southeast Asia, is developing into a regional logistics hub, thanks to its rail connections with its neighbors.

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