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Taipei asked to bar project over likely connection to KMT

The Institute on Policy Research and Development land where Yuanlih Construction Enterprise Group plans to build a luxury complex is pictured in an aerial photograph taken on June 6 last year. The Ill-gotten Party Assets Settlement


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In Mahathir’s Malaysia, Japan is back amid doubts over Chinese funding

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad is set to woo investors and offer business deals during a trip to Japan that starts on Sunday, as he looks to cover a gaping debt hole


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Malaysia spares $14bn China-led rail project from budget ax

Malaysia’s plan to stimulate economic activity on its east coast with a high-speed rail link with Thailand is to continue despite the election of Mahathir Mohamad and the cancellation of the high-speed line between Kuala Lumpur


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Japan’s newest bullet train makes media debut

NAGOYA – Central Japan Railway Co. showed a new bullet train model to the media during a test run on Tuesday. The railway operator known as JR Tokai started daytime test runs of the new N700S


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Russia ready to extend world’s longest railway from Siberia through Korean peninsula

The world’s longest railway spanning almost the entire length of Russia – the Trans-Siberian – could get an extension to North and South Korea. A memorandum on the project was signed 10 years ago, but talks


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HDR to Design 1,400-Bed Hospital in Guilin, China

Guilin Medical School Affiliated Hospital has chosen HDR as the architect to design a new expansion to accommodate the excellent clinical care, teaching and research programs currently provided in the co-located medical school and hospital campus.


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Astaldi cash call to bring in Japan’s IHI Corp as shareholder

Astaldi cash call to bring in Japan’s IHI Corp as shareholder MILAN (Reuters) – Italian builder Astaldi (AST.MI) plans to raise up to 300 million euros ($356 million) in a share issue that is set to


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Russia considers building world’s longest bridge connecting Sakhalin to mainland in Far East

The Russian government is looking at ways of connecting Sakhalin Island in the Far East to the mainland. One of the options is building a railroad bridge on a monumental scale. “Experts, consultants, and designers have


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Mace tops out record-breaking Vietnam tower

Ho Chi Minh City’s Landmark 81, the tallest building in Vietnam and the 11th tallest building in the world, has reached its full height of 461m. The project’s concrete framework was topped out six weeks ahead


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Taiwan Chooses Seven firms to build 10 wind farms

Taipei set to choose winners of $60bn worth of contracts for offshore turbines Seven offshore wind farm developers have secured government contracts to build 10 offshore wind farms along the western coast of Taiwan as the


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