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Thai Land Bridge

The Thai Land Bridge is a proposed rail and road transport corridor in Southern Thailand that would connect the Andaman Sea to the Gulf of Thailand. This has been touted as an alternative to the Thai Canal, which would cut a canal across Southern Thailand as a short cut to the Strait of Malacca. Deep […]

Vung Tau construction update – 2021 edition

Vung Tau is a popular beach resort city in Southern Vietnam. Its proximity to Ho Chi Minh City makes it a defacto beach suburb for the city. In 2020 I did construction reports for the beach cities of Da Nang and Nha Trang, both of which rely heavily on international tourism. You could see first-hand […]

Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Railway

The Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Railway is an under-construction railway in Java, Indonesia. The current railway between Jakarta and Bandung takes from 2h 50m to 3h 29m to cover the 168.5 km trip. The new railway covers 142.3 km and is expected to reduce travel time to 40 minutes. The train will be able to travel at […]

Welcome to Future Southeast Asia!

Welcome to Future Southeast Asia! has now moved to a new brand and domain at Ever since launching Version 1 of Living In Asia in March 2018 the site has continued to evolve. What initially began as a site where I posted once a month or so has grown into a leading resource for […]

Ho Chi Minh City Metro Concept Map

Ho Chi Minh City Metro Concept Map
If Saigon had a subway like Shanghai - an expanded map of the planned Ho Chi Minh City Metro.