Since 2012, more than 337 billion yuan has been spent as fixed-asset investment in Tibet's transport sector, according to the region's transport department.
Higher fuel prices have also increased the costs of daily commutes with personal vehicles, leading to an increase of over 30 per cent in passenger numbers.
Setting sail from its port of registry of Saint Malo in 2017, the Energy Observer has already covered over 50,000 nautical miles, made 72 stopovers, and visited over 40 countries.
In addition to the two routes, the city is looking into the possibility and feasibility of operating another high-speed boat service to Con Dao Island.
Ministry undersecretary of state Vasim Sorya said a link to Laos was included in a railway network master plan, but noted that it was unclear when or whether the Lao government…
The Tohoku Shinkansen line was opened in 1982 and extended in both 1991 and 2010. It now spans 674.9km, the longest in Japan.
Observers say the uptick is especially notable among people who enjoy spending money on their hobbies and are looking for ways to avoid crowds amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Drivers said the Khmer-style vehicle is better for tourists, because it can carry up to four people, and offers much better views for tourists.
The 188.2km construction will be built in four stages.
In Singapore, the number of air travellers and visitors are at their highest since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.