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JR East project to build three new access lines to Tokyo’s Haneda airport to begin in May

East Japan Railway Co. has announced that it will launch a project in May to establish three new train routes linking central areas of the capital with Tokyo International Airport (Haneda). JR East will aim to


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The first section of the yellow Circular Line of the Taipei MRT system that will circle around New Taipei City is set to go into operation in the fourth quarter of this year, Taipei Mayor Ko


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Japan’s Kansai airport announces $900m capacity and safety upgrade

Operator aims to accommodate 10m more travelers a year at international hub Kansai International Airport in Osaka is planning to spend about $910m over the next six years to increase capacity at Terminal 1 and improve


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India to kick start $10.3bn of work on four urban rail systems

NEW DELHI: The government is set to put its final stamp on five metro rail projects across the country- two in UP, one each in Gujarat and Bihar and the first phase of Rapid Rail Transit


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South Korea to get world’s biggest artificial surfing attraction

Wavegarden has already started construction on artificial surf parks in the UK and Australia, with others in the works. Now the Spanish firm is taking things up a notch, as it’s begun development on a Korean


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Railway section of cross-border bridge linking Russia & China to be ready in March

Construction of the final deck for the railroad bridge over the Amur River to the Chinese city of Tongjiang will be finished next month, according to the government of Russia’s Jewish Autonomous Region. It will be


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Despite huge debt, Sri Lanka seeks $1 billion from China to finance highway project

COLOMBO – Sri Lanka is negotiating a $1 billion loan from China to construct a highway linking the capital, Colombo, to the hilly resort city of Kandy, even as the heavily-indebted South Asian island nation makes


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KDDI, Obayashi, NEC use 5G to successfully remotely control construction machinery

TOKYO -NEC Corp, KDDI Corp and Obayashi Corp have announced that they successfully carried out an operation in which the next-generation mobile communication system 5G was used to remotely control two construction machines in a cooperative


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China firm tapped to build $3.7-B Makati subway system in Philippines

Philippine Infradev Holdings Inc. has tapped a unit of state-owned China Railway Construction Corp. (CRCC), one of the world’s largest construction and engineering companies, to build its $3.7-billion Makati subway system project. In a disclosure to


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China railways plans largest-ever investment in new rail for 2019

China is planning a record-high rail investment of around 850 billion yuan ($125 billion) this year, aiming to prop up a sputtering economy with stimulus measures that also include subsidies for car and appliance purchases. “Investment for 2019


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