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First offshore wind farm in Taiwan to be fully operational by end of year

20 additional wind turbines to be installed from September TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Minister of Economic Affairs Shen Jong-chin, announced on Tuesday (Aug. 20) that 20 more wind turbines will be implemented at the Formosa 1


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Taiwan excludes China from tender for 8 high-speed trains

Decision about winning bid to be announced halfway 2020 Taiwan is looking to buy 8 high-speed train sets, but not from China. (By Central News Agency) TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation


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First driverless subway line in SW China under construction

The first driverless subway line is under construction in the city of Chengdu, capital of southwest China’s Sichuan Province. The tunnel was dug through on Tuesday, according to the subway constructors. The No. 9 Line of


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30 Chinese companies enter bids for Vietnam’s North–South Expressway

Half of 60 investors preparing to bid for eight sections of Vietnam’s North-South Expressway are from China. The Ministry of Transport (MoT) said 30 Chinese investors have obtained documents to bid for the eight sections which


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HK-based enterprise appeals against revocation of Taipei development bid

Investment Commission concluded in June that Nan Hai is a Chinese-funded firm TAIPEI— The Hong Kong-headquartered Nan Hai consortium said on Monday (July 22) it would soon lodge an appeal with Taiwan’s Executive Yuan against the


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China-Nepal railway: fantasy or reality?

The world’s toughest rail route, from Kerung in Tibet to Kathmandu, is struggling to get off the ground amid growing fears of debt, earthquakes and benefits bypassing local communities The ambitious Nepal-China rail link, which is


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Work Finally Kicks Off on $490m Timor–Leste deepwater port

Chinese Harbor Engineering Co Ltd (CHEC) has officially started construction of the Port of Tibar in Timor-Leste with the first blasts at a quarry to collect construction materials, the Chinese embassy in the Democratic Republic of


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Taiwan Gov’t considers extending Taiwan High Speed Rail

Northward extension of route would reduce traffic to east coast TAIPEI – Taiwan’s Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) raised a proposal to extend Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) northward to Yilan County last month, in


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New Silk Road: Russia to build 2,000km highway linking Europe and China

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has approved the construction of a new tolled motorway across Russia designed to significantly shorten cargo routes, local media reported. The project is expected to cost around $9.5 billion. The massive infrastructure


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Giant Beijing airport set to open on eve of China’s 70th birthday

BEIJING-Beijing is set to open an eye-catching multi-billion dollar airport resembling a massive shining starfish, to accommodate soaring air traffic in China and celebrate the Communist government’s 70th anniversary in power. Work on the Beijing Daxing


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