The new era of cross-border project dispute

Globalisation has led to boom of cross-border investment in infrastructure development. But it has also led to rising disputes about deals.

The new era of cross-border project dispute

In one of the most ambitious plans in railway history, China and Thailand jointly proposed last year the construction of a high-speed railway between Bangkok and Kunming, capital of southwestern China’s Yunnan province.

The 873-kilometer railway project is the first and foremost step of developing a pan-Asia railway network connecting China and South East Asia. Upon completion, travel time between Bangkok and Kunming will be shortened by more than 75% to about six hours from...

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