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Energy deal inked with Laos

The energy deal was signed in Vientiane during the visit of a Cambodian delegation that included Prime Minister Hun Sen. Provinces near the border with Laos – including Preah Vihear, Stung Treng, Ratanakkiri and Kratie –


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Japanese Gov’t to earmark ¥1.15 tril for infrastructure in 2nd extra budget

Tokyo-The government plans to allocate 1.15 trillion yen in a second supplementary budget for fiscal 2018 to fund measures to strengthen infrastructure following a string of natural disasters earlier this year, a source close to the


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Construction consultant appointed for Manila metro

THE Philippine’s Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has awarded Japanese consortium OCGlobal a Pesos 11bn ($US 209.5m) general consultant contract for the Metro Manila Subway Project (MMSP) Phase 1, the first underground metro line in


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Trial operation of Danhai Light Rail in New Taipei could begin at end of year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Trial operation of the first light rail line in New Taipei City’s Tamsui District could begin as early as the end of this year, according to a news release posted by New


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Obayashi, Toa to construct platform for building large-scale offshore wind power plant

Obayashi Corp and Toa Corp announced Sept 25, 2018, that they will build a self elevating platform (SEP) aimed at building an offshore wind power plant. It will have Japan’s largest-class loading capacity and crane power.


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GS E&C shows world-class tech with Noryang Bridge construction

South Korean builder GS Engineering and Construction said the construction of Noryang Bridge has proven the company’s world-class construction technology. Noryang Bridge, which connects Namhae County and Hadong County in South Gyeongsang Province, opened to public


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China approves $6 billion airport expansion in Xinjiang capital

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s state planner on Monday approved a 42.1 billion yuan ($6.06 billion) airport expansion project in Urumqi, capital of the far western region of Xinjiang, a key hub in China’s Belt and Road


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Meet The “Heavy Labor” Humanoid Robot Set To Revolutionize Construction

Japanese researchers at the Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) research center have developed a prototype humanoid robot, the HRP-5P, designed to autonomously perform heavy labor in hazardous environments. Standing just under 6-feet tall and clocking


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Abe calls for public works spending plan to help economy

TOKYO-Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called on Monday for a new public works spending program to stimulate the economy amid growing concerns about global risks. The spending, which is expected in the first half of next fiscal


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China’s BCEGI to build £90m Liverpool rental tower

BCEGI has been appointed to build a £90m, 34-story residential tower -The Lexington by MODA Living, a developer and operator of homes to rent. The Lexington marks BCEGI’s first major residential project in Liverpool. Designed by


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