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China rail project to link landlocked Laos to Asia

A high-speed rail line being built by a Chinese company will run from run from Yunnan province in southern China to Laos’ capital, Vientiane.

Laos is investing billions of dollars in a high-speed rail line being built by a Chinese company.

It will run from Yunnan province in southern China to Laos’ capital, Vientiane, before eventually connecting with another line being built in Thailand.

As part of Al Jazeera’s series on global trade routes, Wayne Hay reports from Luang Prabang in Laos.