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Economy

Mekong region racing to bolster cross-border logistics

Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand and cohorts build infrastructure, lower barriers

A second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge is expected to open in 2019 at the latest.

BANGKOK -- Southeast Asian countries around the Mekong River are accelerating the improvement of transnational distribution networks, via such hard infrastructure as bridges and roads as well as "soft" measures that include abolishing intraregional tariffs.

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