• Sun, 19 Aug 2018 16:07
    Residents on banks of Moei River brace for floods
    Residents along both sides of Moei River in Tak’s Mae Sot district were warned of flash floods on Sunday, as the river was rising close to the “red alert” level near the first Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge in Tambon Tha Sai Luad, provincial disaster prevention chief Kittisak Boonchan said.
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  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:01
    Latest Thai-Lao friendship bridge study finished in December: chief
    Studies on the economic viability, structural engineering and environmental impact of the sixth Thai-Lao friendship bridge will be completed in December, says the chief of the Highway Department.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 30 Jun 2018 01:00
    Man arrested ferrying more than Bt30m across Laos border in Mercedes-Benz
    A 55-YEAR-OLD Suphan Buri man has been arrested after Customs officials discovered 22 bags stuffed with money hidden in a car he was driving at the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge border checkpoint in Nong Khai’s Muang district on Thursday evening.
    national
  • Wed, 06 Jun 2018 12:48
    Thailand, Laos, Australia mark Friendship Bridge anniversary
    Australia’s ambassadors to Thailand and Laos joined Nong Khai Governor Ronachai Jitwiset on Wednesday in unveiling a sign commemorating the 24th anniversary of the First Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:46
    Tambon Natan to be site of sixth Thai-Lao Friendship bridge
    A committee charged with selecting the location for the sixth Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge has selected Tambon Natan in Ubon Ratchathani’s Natan district for the construction, a deputy governor said on Thursday.
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  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 17:37
    Thai arrested for helping Lao employees who overstayed their visas
    A Thai man was arrested at the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge checkpoint in Nong Khai province on Monday after he allegedly helped three Lao nationals who had overstayed their visas in their attempt to return to Laos.
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  • Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:15
    Land expropriations stall second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge opening
    Myanmar businesspeople have expressed concerns about the possibily delayed opening of the second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge in Tambon Tha Sai Luad of Tak’s Mae Sot district, which might affect trade.
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  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:35
    Lao man arrested for trying to escape across border with motorcycle
    A Lao man was arrested on Wednesday at the middle of the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge in Nong Khai after he drove his motorcycle past a border checkpoint with out stopping for customs.
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  • Thu, 24 Aug 2017 11:46
    Chinese firm to invest US$100m in trade and tourism project
    Authorities have given the green light for a Chinese company to develop an area close to the Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge crossing the Mekong River in Bokeo as part of urban development in the province.
    business
  • Sun, 28 May 2017 18:02
    Automatic passport screening implemented at Nong Khai border checkpoint
    Automatic passport screening machines on Sunday were introduced at the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge border checkpoint in Nong Khai with the aim to accelerate the screening process to identify fake passports and people with arrest warrants.
    national
  • Sun, 21 May 2017 15:37
    Arrest of seven at Laos border sheds light on surrogacy-for-hire conspirancy
    The recent arrest in Nong Khai of a man from Bangkok and six Thai women carrying an empty nitrogen tank and lab equipment while returning from Laos on Saturday evening shed light on a criminal conspiracy employing Thai women as surrogate mothers, 1st Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge checkpoint chief Nimit Saeng-amphai said on Sunday.
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  • Thu, 11 May 2017 10:34
    Thai-Belgian Bridge fully open to traffic
    The Thai-Belgian Friendship Bridge on Bangkok’s Rama IV Road on Thursday opened all traffic lanes for motorists after the bridge was closed for repairs and maintenance following a fire at the end of February.
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  • Mon, 03 Apr 2017 09:54
    Savannakhet immigration officials ordered to end border crossing fees
    Immigration officials working at the second Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge in Savannakhet province – which forms the border with Mukdahan province in Thailand – have been ordered to stop the collection of immigration and service fees.
    business
  • Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:09
    Cambodian protesters block Aranyaprathet bridge after fee hike
    Fifty Cambodian protesters used vegetable pushcarts to block the Thai-Cambodia friendship bridge near the Ban Klong Leuk permanent border pass in Sa Kaew’s Aranyaprathet district on Wednesday morning.
    national
  • Fri, 27 Jan 2017 01:00
    Friendship Bridge crossing nets 98m kip from VAT 
    CUSTOMS checks at the Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge in Vientiane have netted Laos more than 98 million kip (Bt430,000) via the 10-per-cent value-added tax (VAT) since implementation of stricter controls late last year.
    business
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