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Kai Tak site up for tender

A non-industrial site in Kai Tak will be sold by public tender, the Lands Department said announced today. The site, New Kowloon inland lot No. 6553 at Kai Tak Area 4C site 1 in Kai Tak,


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27 building plans approved

The Buildings Department approved 27 building plans in February – nine on Hong Kong Island, seven in Kowloon and 11 in the New Territories. Eleven were for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, six for commercial developments, two


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Thailand says ‘making progress’ with high-speed Thai-Chinese railway

BELT AND ROAD:Bangkok has so far only built 3.5km of its portion of a line linking Kunming and Singapore, but is today to agree to build a bridge to the Laotian capital BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s


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Hopewell (Thailand) Co to receive B11.88bn payout

The Supreme Administrative Court has overruled the lower court and ordered the State Railway of Thailand and the Transport Ministry to pay 11.88 billion baht in compensation to Hopewell (Thailand) Co for the cancellation of a


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Malaysia revives another Chinese project

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian government plans to resurrect a multi-billion-dollar property project in Kuala Lumpur involving a Chinese state company, calling it a contribution to China’s Belt and Road infrastructure initiative. Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said


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Timely vetting of public works urged

Chief Executive Carrie Lam today urged lawmakers to take public interest into consideration and seize the time to vet funding proposals for public works projects. Speaking to the media, Mrs Lam said the Finance Committee and


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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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Malaysia says revised China deal shows costs were inflated

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s prime minister said Monday a Chinese company building a rail link across the Southeast Asian nation will jointly help to manage and operate the network, part of revised deal that will get the


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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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Innotech transforms construction in Hong Kong

Students can experience being knocked down by an iron bar or witness an explosion caused by volatile gases at the Hong Kong Institute of Construction’s Safety Experience Training Centre. The first of its kind in Hong


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