India Builds Highway to Thailand to Counter China's Silk Road

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India Builds Highway to Thailand to Counter China's Silk Road

Post by hhfarang » Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:15 pm

"When Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government approved $256 million to upgrade a section of a remote border road last month, few took notice.

Yet India’s decision to revive plans for the trilateral highway, part of an ambitious 1,360-kilometer (845 mile) crossing to link northeastern India with markets in Thailand and beyond, marks the next phase in the jostle between New Delhi and Beijing for economic and strategic influence in the region.

In the last two years alone, India has assigned more than $4.7 billion in contracts for the development of its border roads, according to government figures, including the highway which will run from Moreh in Manipur through Tamu in Myanmar to Mae-Sot in Thailand. ..."

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Re: India Builds Highway to Thailand to Counter China's Silk Road

Post by handdrummer » Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:56 am

my highway is better than your highway, nyah, nyah, nyah.

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