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Maglev Train to Cut Guangzhou-Wuhan Journey to 2 Hours

If technology proves to be viable, a 2,200-km trip from Wuhan to Guangzhou could be reduced to around two hours A high-speed maglev train project featuring trains that are capable of traveling at 600-1,000 kilometers per


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Six feared trapped after bridge collapse in Taiwan

Hopes were fading last night for six people believed to be trapped when a bridge in Taiwan collapsed onto a group of fishing boats moored underneath. Dramatic CCTV footage captured the moment the 140-meter long single-arch


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China officially opens its massive new airport in Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced the official opening of Beijing Daxing International Airport. The massive air hub is expected to become the biggest single terminal by traveller capacity in around two decades. The Chinese leader


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schlaich bergermann partner wins competition for two bridges in Chengdu, China

Not one, but two out of three bridge designs submitted by the Shanghai team of schlaich bergermann partner have been chosen as winners in the Jiangxi River Bridge competition. The Bridges are placed in Tianfu Airport


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Groundbreaking ceremony for Taiwan’s Taoyuan MRT tunnel

Taoyuan’s MRT Green Line will connect Taoyuan’s TRA Station with International Airport MRT line TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday (Sept. 20) presided over a ceremony marking the groundbreaking of an underground tunnel


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Taoyuan Int’l Airport Industry Development Association inaugurated in Taiwan

Association to employ ‘airport economics’ integrating gov. policy with industry trends to promote investment, competitiveness TAIPEI— The Taoyuan International Airport Industry Development Association held its inaugural meeting on Thursday (Sept. 19), which was attended by Taoyuan


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Taiwan: New railway line tender guidelines announced

The Railway Bureau yesterday announced new guidelines for light rail line construction in a bid to increase the use of domestic rail services and products nationwide. The guidelines were needed because the government had failed to


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Siemens Gamesa breaks ground on nacelle factory in central Taiwan

The factory at the Port of Taichung is slated to start production in 2021 and will boost the wind turbine and offshore wind industry TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Siemens Gamesa broke ground on its nacelle assembly


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Taiwan to extend bullet train line in boon to Japan players

TAIPEI — Taiwan will add a new section to the south end of the high-speed railway traversing the island’s western coast, its premier said Tuesday, a move likely to create opportunities for builders and newly served


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New Beijing mega airport set to become fully operational

Beijing Daxing International Airport, the mega airport in southern Beijing, is expected to be fully operational before September 15, the industry regulator said on Monday. Liu Chunchen, an official from the Civil Aviation Administration of China


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