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Sri Lanka in talks with India, Japan to build container terminal in Colombo

COLOMBO-Sri Lanka is in advanced talks with India and Japan to construct a container terminal at the port in Colombo, next to a Chinese terminal built as part of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative, government officials


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Kaohsiung Terminal project bidding awaiting review of budget

Bidding for the second phase of construction at the Port of Kaohsiung’s Cargo Terminal No. 7 is scheduled to begin in the second half of this year after the Public Construction Commission reviews its budget, Taiwan


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Report reveals alleged labor issues at 2020 Tokyo Olympic building sites

TOKYO-A report released by a global union federation has demanded better conditions for laborers working on the construction of Tokyo Games facilities after several “alarming” alleged labor violations were uncovered. The report from the Building and


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Shang­hai Con­struc­tion firm to fund and build $160m hospital in Trinidad & Tobago

The con­tract, which will see Shang­hai Con­struc­tion Group and Chi­na Rail­way han­dle as­pects of the con­struc­tion, was of­fi­cial­ly signed yes­ter­day at the Diplo­mat­ic Cen­tre. The facility will replace a 60-year-old building that was judged seismically unsafe


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Hyundai Engineering Lands US$1.1 Bil. Plant Project in Poland

Korea Overseas Infrastructure and Urban Development Corp (KIND) has won an overseas construction project, jointly with a Korean company, for the first time since its foundation in June last year. Kind was created in order to


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Developers snap up properties near Tainan rail station

Properties near the Tainan high-speed rail station were highly sought-after in an auction held by the Railway Bureau, the agency said. The bureau auctions off properties near high-speed rail stations every year. The agency on April


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Nepal says Tibet-Kathmandu railway building will begin in two years

The government of Nepal has technical studies for the construction of railways linking it with India and China have been completed, and construction work will begin by 2021. However, there is still no information on which


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Chinese team ready to revamp Cambodian railroad

A team from China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) is now in Cambodia and will soon begin a feasibility study on improving the Kingdom’s railroads. CRCC’s visit to the Kingdom follows Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s request


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Chinese mega development teeters on brink of collapse

At the end of last month, police carried out a surprise raid at the head offices of Chinese property developer JC Group in Hangzhou, China, according to reports in international media. The company, whose offices have


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Steven Holl Architects designs iCarbonX Headquarters in Shenzen

SHA has won the competition for the headquarters of genome machine intelligence company iCarbonX in Shenzhen. The form of the two towers is inspired by a study of genes and DNA. The first tower, ‘Body A’


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