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China Harbour and Boskalis ink huge land reclamation contract in Manila Bay

China Harbour Engineering and Dutch dredging company Royal Boskalis Westminster have won a €650m reclamation contract in Manila Bay. The Pasay Reclamation Development Project in Manila Bay is a new and modern commercial and residential property


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New terminal for Kaohsiung airport planned

Taiwan-A new terminal is being planned for the Kaohsiung International Airport to better integrate local and international air travel, the Civil Aeronautics Administration. The terminal is expected to replace the two existing terminals stage by stage,


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Atkins’ acoustic design brings China’s first Cirque du Soleil theater to life

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, successfully provided acoustic design consultancy to the Hangzhou Suntiandy Theater, China’s first purpose-built Cirque du Soleil theatre. Named ‘The Land of Fantasy’, the cutting-edge building is designed to blur


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SRT sets rail bids timetable

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) will call bids for rail construction projects worth more than 200 billion baht, including high-speed train and double-track rail projects, next year. Acting SRT governor Worawut Mala said the SRT


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Indonesia preps US$40 billion for a metro to rival Singapore’s

(Bloomberg) — Indonesia is preparing to spend about US$40 billion to extend Jakarta’s metro network, a bigger-than-expected outlay that’s poised to boost the country’s construction companies and reignite a rivalry between China and Japan over building


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Plans to build India’s first bullet train up for review

MUMBAI: In a move that may set his government on a collision course with the Centre, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday announced a review of the Rs 1.1 lakh crore Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project. for


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India offers US$400m infrastructure loan to Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced, on Friday, after talks with the island nation’s new President Gotabaya Rajapaksa that India will lend Sri Lanka 400 million dollars for infrastructure projects. The loan is aimed at improving bilateral


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JR Central unveils tunnel for maglev shinkansen line

Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Central) has unveiled the inside of a tunnel under construction in Gifu Prefecture for use as part of its ultrafast maglev train line, scheduled to go into service in 2027. A


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Singapore is turning trash into roads and footpaths

In a bid to prolong the life of its fast-filling landfill sites, Singapore will test the use of treated incineration bottom ash as base material for building roads. It’s been 16 years since Singaporeans were given


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China’s Skyscraper Boom Comes Crashing Down Amid Developer Default

The Financial Times (FT) is reporting that a subsidiary of China’s largest construction company recently halted work on the nation’s tallest skyscraper after the developer defaulted on a payment. The default comes at a time when


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