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China unveils model of 1,000 km/h  train

China unveiled a scale model of its high-speed flight train that is expected to travel at 1,000 kilometers an hour by 2025, with Chinese railway experts saying the country’s experience in aerospace science would help develop


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Kaohsiung underground rail line opens after 10 years of construction

An underground railway line officially opened in Kaohsiung yesterday following almost 10 years of construction, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications’ Railway Bureau said. The line would eliminate all ground-level railway tracks in downtown Kaohsiung, as


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Japan-Mekong strategy aims to boost quality infrastructure

TOKYO-Japan and five Southeast Asian nations along the Mekong River adopted a new three-year strategy Tuesday centering on improving connectivity through promotion of “quality infrastructure” building for regional development. The document endorsed by Japanese Prime Minister


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CIMIC’S LEIGHTON ASIA WINS A$ 110M  BUILDING  PROJECT IN INDIA

Cimic Group subsidiary Leighton Asia has been picked by an Indian developer to build a 38-storey tower in the planned city of Noida, near New Delhi, targeted at young people leaving home for the first time.


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Japan Creates Drywall-Installing Robot To Defuse Demographic Time Bomb

Japan’s Research and Development Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), has developed a humanoid robot that aims to replace difficult human work, like installing drywall. The HRP-5P robot is almost 6 feet high and


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Moomin theme park completes construction in Saitama

SAITAMA- A ceremony marking the end of construction work was held Wednesday for Japan’s first Moomin-themed amusement park, which is located near Tokyo and scheduled for a phased opening beginning this November. Newly appointed Finnish Ambassador


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Japan signs off on 1st loan for India rail project

Japan has signed off on the first of several yen loans to India to help finance the construction of the country’s new high-speed rail network. Officials from the Japan International Cooperation Agency, or JICA, and the


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Taiwan’s BAF, Carlo Ratti win design for new National Taiwan Library

Tainan- (A collaboration between Taiwan’s Bio-architecture Formosana (BAF) and Italy’s Carlo Ratti Association Bio-Architecture Formosana (BAF) together with Carlo Ratti Associatti have won the international competition for the Southern branch of the Taiwan National Library and


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Nepal Restores $2.5B Hydropower Plant Contract to Chinese Firm

KATHMANDU—Nepal’s new government has reversed its predecessor’s decision and has asked China Gezhouba Group Corporation to build the nation’s biggest hydropower plant, an official said on Sunday, as it seeks to woo Chinese investment in its


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China Railway to build infrastructure for Russia’s Far East

Chinese state-run corporation China Railway says Russia’s Far Eastern Federal District is currently one of the priority markets for expanding the company’s core operations as part of the Belt and Road Initiative. The region requires a


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