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Central Japan Railway’s test shinkansen hits 360 kph

A prototype shinkansen of Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) reached the highest speed ever for the model hitting 360 kilometers per hour, the operator said Saturday, hoping to promote it in overseas markets such as


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Japan to extend $1.2 billion in loans to improve Bangladesh infrastructure

The Japanese government said Wednesday it will extend ¥132.7 billion (about $1.2 billion) in loans to Bangladesh to help the South Asian nation improve its infrastructure. “We will work together for the development of Bangladesh and


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Three dead, two missing after metro tunnel collapse in east China

Three workers have been confirmed dead and two others still missing following a collapse at a metro tunnel construction site in Qingdao, eastern Shandong province, the project’s owner said today, Xinhua reports. Qingdao Metro said the


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ADB Approves $2.75 Billion Support for Malolos–Clark Railway Project

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved financing of up to $2.75 billion for the construction of 53.1 kilometers (km) of a passenger railway connecting Malolos, a suburb north of Manila, to Clark


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Civil work contract on Philippines’ Clark Phase 1 signed

Philippines’ Department of Transport (DOTr) and the Taisei – D.M. Consunji Inc. (DMCI) Joint Venture signed the civil construction works for 6 stations of the PNR Clark Phase 1, running on a 37.6-km line from Tutuban,


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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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