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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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Ho Man Tin project draws strong interest

MTR Corporation Ltd (0066) received 31 expressions of interest for the second phase of a project atop Ho Man Tin MTR Station yesterday, that will provide about 900 to 1,000 residential units. Kerry Properties (0683), Wheelock


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Taiwan Building permits rise by 10% so far this year

The number of construction permits issued by the government rose more than 10 percent in the first seven months of the year from the same period last year as the total number of permits grew 11.3


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Japan and China take first step toward joint infrastructure abroad

TOKYO — Japan and China are moving ahead with their plans to cooperate on overseas infrastructure projects, with a newly established public-private committee scheduled to hold its first meeting in late September in Beijing. A high-speed


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