Laos' economic and political future is balanced on the tracks of the Trans-Asian Railway project. Watch the video report, "Unlocking Laos," above.(Photo by Ore Huiying)

Trans-Asian Railway Unlocks Laos Borders

VIENTIANE, Laos – Imagine a day when it is possible to take a train continuously from London to Singapore. The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) hopes to realize that vision by constructing the Trans-Asian Railway Network (TAR). Laos, the least developed country in East Asia, sees this rail […]
Aug 7, 2012