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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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Bids invited for India’s first undersea high speed bullet train project

NHSRCL issues the second high-value tender for the high-speed rail project. New Delhi (Urban Transport News): The National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) which is implementing India’s first Bullet Train project has issued its second


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VINCI & Acciona awarded $200m wastewater treatment plant in Ho Chi Minh City

The consortium consisting of VINCI Construction Grands Projets (50% share and lead contractor) and Acciona Agua S.A. (50%) won the contract for the design-build portion of phase 1 for the Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe wastewater treatment plant,


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Cambodia’s NagaCorp plots $3.5bn mega casino in Phnom Penh

NagaCorp, the largest hospitality and gambling group in Cambodia, has announced plans to spend up to $3.5bn nearly quintupling the footprint of its NagaWorld casino in Phnom Penh. The company revealed in a filing (in pdf)


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Consortium to develop Taiwan wind farm

A consortium led by Sojitz Corp said it has signed a share purchase agreement with German wind farm developer Wpd AG to acquire a 27 percent stake in Yunlin HD through Starwind Offshore GmbH. The agreement


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China, Malaysia to Resume East Coast Rail for $11 Billion

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s government said Friday it has decided to resume a China-backed rail link project, after the Chinese contractor agreed to cut the construction cost by one-third. The deal follows months of


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