Travel planning in South East Asia - buses, ferries, flights, railways
Thailand’s biggest oil, gas and petrol firm has agreed terms with six leading global car manufacturers on the development of electric vehicles. Earlier this month, PTT Public Company Limited signed contracts with the in-country management teams of Nissan, Mitsubishi, Mercedes Benz, Porsche, BMW and Volvo.
Authorities in Bangkok have dusted off a long mooted scheme to bring the city’s canal network back to life. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) says it has already started the process of cleaning up canals which in historic times garnered the Thai capital the moniker Venice of the East.
Cambodia is preparing to add another visa option to its portfolio which will enable tourists to reside in the country for up to three years at a time. The national tourism-minister told reporters in Phnom Penh the visa would be good for multiple entries and available from 1 September 2016 onwards.