Thailand and Cambodia reopen rail and sea links as ties blossom

Leaving a love-hate relationship behind, both hope trade hits $15 billion by 2020.

Thailand and Cambodia have ramped up efforts to bolster diplomatic and economic ties with the aim of doubling bilateral trade by 2020.

The neighbors revived a crossborder train link on April 22 after it laid unused for 45 years. Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen took a ceremonial ride across the border from Aranyaprathet in eastern Thailand to the Cambodian city of Poipet on a train donated by Bangkok.

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