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Da Nang construction update – 2024 edition

Updates on construction in Danang, including current and stalled projects in the city and along the coast. I’ve been a regular visitor to Danang over the last decade, and I have been watching the cities rapid growth. While tourism numbers are now recovering after the pandemic, there are numerous big projects around the city that […]

Nha Trang construction update – 2024 edition

Updates on construction in Nha Trang, including current and stalled projects, and the Vega City development. I’ve been a regular visitor to Nha Trang over the last decade, and I’ve posted construction reports in 2020 and 2022. The 2020 report was during the international lockout when I was in Vietnam during the pandemic, and 2022 […]

Why the Thai Land Bridge is a bad idea

The Thai Land Bridge was proposed as an alternative to the Thai Canal. Here’s why it’s a bad idea. The Thai Land Bridge is a proposed transport corridor in Southern Thailand connecting the Andaman Sea to the Gulf of Thailand. The proposal is an alternative to the Thai Canal (also known as the Kra Canal), […]

Koh Phangan Airport: The abandoned airport project in the Gulf of Thailand

Ko Phangan Airport is an abandoned airport project on Ko Pha-ngan, Surat Thani Province, Thailand. The airport began construction in 2012 and was being built by Kan Air (a domestic Thai airline based at Chiang Mai International Airport). The airport plan included a 1,100 runway and a passenger terminal capable of handling 1,000 passengers per […]