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Transportation minister threatens to end Taiwan airport design contract

Transportation minister threatens to end Taiwan airport design contract TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If the main design of Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport’s Terminal 3 is not changed, the government might decide to end the present contract,


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Bouygues wins £5bn Hong Kong tunnel scheme

French contractor Bouygues Travaux Publics has won a major contract on the Central Kowloon Route highway project. The firm was appointed by the Hong Kong Government’s Highways Department for the central tunnel of the massive scheme.


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Marriott International in US$800m deal to build resorts

Marriott International Inc is jumping into the all-inclusive resort business, once the domain of specialty companies that offered lodging, food and other services for a single price, Bloomberg reports. Marriott, the world’s largest hotel company, announced plans


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93k private flats projected

The Transport & Housing Bureau estimated about 93,000 private flats will be available in the next three to four years. Releasing the figures today, the bureau said there were 10,000 unsold units in completed projects at the


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18 building plans approved

The Buildings Department approved 18 building plans in May – three on Hong Kong Island, eight in Kowloon and seven in the New Territories. Of the approved plans, eight were for apartment and apartment/commercial developments, three were for


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Tuen Ma Line first phase to open in first quarter of 2020

Three new stations – Hin Keng Station, Diamond Hill Station Extension and Kai Tak Station – under the Shatin to Central Link Project will be commissioned in the first quarter of 2020. Secretary for Transport &


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14 land transactions in Q2

The Lands Department registered 13 lease modifications and one land exchange in the Land Registry during the quarter ending June, of which five were technical changes involving nil premium. Four transactions were on Hong Kong Island,


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Major Chinese infrastructure firm to join Helsinki—Tallinn tunnel project

A memorandum of understanding has been signed with three major Chinese contractors to build a railway tunnel approximately 90km under the Gulf of Finland to link Helsinki with Tallinn, capital of Estonia. State-owned firms China Railway


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HK-Shenzhen Western Express Line feasibility Plan back in the works

A shelved HK$110 billion plan to build the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Western Express Line has been given new life after the government says it will cooperate with the mainland in researching its feasibility. Currently there is no


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Malay and S’pore Consultants appointed for KL-High Speed Rail project

Minconsult, a Malaysian company, and Ernst & Young were appointed as the Technical Advisory Consultant (TAC) and Commercial Advisory Consultant (CAC) on the Kuala Lumpur –Singapore High Speed Rail project. MyHSR Corporation announced that by the


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