Japan's Shinzo Abe (centre) shakes hands with Myanmar President Thein Sein (left) and Thai premier Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters Japan's Shinzo Abe (centre) shakes hands with Myanmar President Thein Sein (left) and Thai premier Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters
Japan's Shinzo Abe (centre) shakes hands with Myanmar President Thein Sein (left) and Thai premier Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters

Japan pledges US$6.1b for development of Mekong region

Shinzo Abe has upped efforts to sell highways, train systems and power plants around the world, a key element in his bid to bolster the economy and Japan's standing abroad.

Japan's Shinzo Abe (centre) shakes hands with Myanmar President Thein Sein (left) and Thai premier Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters Japan's Shinzo Abe (centre) shakes hands with Myanmar President Thein Sein (left) and Thai premier Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters
Japan's Shinzo Abe (centre) shakes hands with Myanmar President Thein Sein (left) and Thai premier Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters
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