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(Video) Chinese woman dies after being dumped by loader into sand crusher

Chinese woman dies after being accidentally dumped by loader into sand crusher A Chinese woman inspecting a ceramics factory in China’s Hubei Province was suddenly and accidentally scooped up by a loader and dumped into a


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CP consortium not ready for talks on three-airport railway

Charoen Pokphand chief executive Suphachai Chearavanont leads his team to submit the consortium’s tender for construction of a high-speed train project connecting Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang and U-Tapao airports, in Bangkok last November. Charoen Pokphand Group on


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Macau considered for one-hour travel circle

Guangdong will compile an intercity railway construction plan for the Greater Bay Area, according to a report by Macao Daily News, which will link the major municipalities of the region in a one-hour transportation cycle. The


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Building debris to help create Lantau offshore artificial island

Development Secretary Michael Wong sought to play down concerns today that a shortage of marine sand would push up the cost for a massive reclamation plan in waters off Lantau Island. The first phase of the


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HK$58.7b surplus predicted

Financial Secretary Paul Chan revised the estimates for 2018-19, with a surplus of $58.7 billion predicted. Unveiling his 2019-20 Budget at the Legislative Council today, Mr Chan said the revised estimate for government revenue in 2018-19


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Hong Kong sees boosts in land supply

The Government will ensure that adequate resources are provided to support fully the short, medium and long-term measures to increase land and housing supply. Unveiling his 2019-20 Budget at the Legislative Council today, Financial Secretary Paul


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China’s $3.8bn Chongqing horizontal skyscraper nears completion

A staggering 1.12-million-square-meter megastructure is expected to open in the Chinese city of Chongqing later this year. It will consist of eight skyscrapers connected by a gigantic sky bridge. Known as Raffles City Chongqing’s ninth ‘horizontal


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Taiwan: Three highway projects to be completed before next Lunar NY

Three highway construction projects, which cost the nation about NT$146.3 billion (US$4.75 billion), are to be completed before the Lunar New Year holiday next year, the Directorate-General of Highways said yesterday. Two remaining sections on the


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Foster + Partners to design headquarters for Taipei Goldsun HQ in Taipei

Designs for the new headquarters of the Goldsun Group in Taipei have been revealed following a successful Urban Design Approval. Part of the Nangang urban regeneration project, the project seeks to introduce a new mixed-use typology


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Chief Executive receives rail inquiry interim report

The Shatin to Central Link inquiry commission today submitted an interim report to the Chief Executive. The report covers the commission’s original terms of reference, which concerns the diaphragm wall and platform slab construction works at


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