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BANGKOK, May 18 (FAM) – The construction of Thailand-China railway project from Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima, which will be further extended to Nong Khai on the Thai-Lao border in the future, will start in 2017 for sure, Chatchai Thipsunaree, Permanent Secretary of Thailand’s Ministry of Transport, said on Tuesday.

“We (Thailand and China) are almost done with the contract, 90 percent I will say, the construction will start in this year for sure,” Chatchai told Xinhua after a press conference of the Transport Ministry.

 

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