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Taiwan, Paraguay to join on infrastructure projects

President Tsai Ing-wen on Tuesday arrived in Paraguay, where she and Paraguayan president-elect Mario Abdo Benitez agreed to further expand cooperation. Tsai and Abdo Benitez agreed to focus on investment, infrastructure and trade as the focus


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New railway system to boost growth in south Taiwan

CONNECTED:The transit system would connect Tainan with Kaohsiung, making the municipalities the ‘twin engines’ that propel Taiwan’s development, the premier said Premier William Lai yesterday marked the beginning of construction on Tainan’s advanced transit system, which


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Beijing-Tianjin express reaches 350 kilometers per hour

China increased the maximum speed of bullet trains on the Beijing-Tianjin high-speed railway to 350 kilometers per hour, reducing the inter-city travel time by five minutes, Xinhua reports. The route now runs a Fuxing (Rejuvenation), the


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Architects Lead 8 appointed Lead Designer on Beijing’s new Daxing airport

Lead 8, the international award-winning firm of Architects, Masterplanners, Interior and Graphic Designers, has been appointed Lead Designer for Beijing’s planned Daxing International Airport by the operator, China Resources Land, of the new commercial terminal. Daxing


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Laos dam disaster drags on

The known death toll from a massive dam collapse in southern Laos is now at 31, though more than 100 people remain missing weeks after the disaster that swept away entire villages. Information about the number


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Metro Manila subway construction to start this year

MANILA — The construction of the Metro Manila subway, the biggest project under the government’s “Build, Build, Build” program, will begin this year, Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Arthur Tugade said Wednesday. Tugade said the original


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Taiwan to build Haiti power grid

Taiwan and Haiti are expected to sign an agreement by the end of this year for the construction of a power grid in Port-au-Prince to alleviate the Caribbean nation’s energy supply problems, a high-level government official


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Taiwan Gov’t reveals US$2.38 billion infrastructure plan

The government is to invest NT$72.7 billion (US$2.38 billion) in urban and rural infrastructure over the next two years, sources with knowledge of the matter said. If passed, the urban and rural infrastructure plan would be


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MTRC graft case leads to sacking of managerial staff

Several MTR Corp management-level staff – including a top executive in charge of mainland operations – have been sacked as the railway operator stand poised to begin cross-border operations. The dismissals were immediate and all the


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5 die, 40 injured in fire at construction site in Tokyo suburbs

TOKYO-Five people died and around 40 were injured Thursday after a fire broke out at a construction site in suburban Tokyo and smoke engulfed workers. One of the five died after failing to escape from the


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