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Three dead, two missing after metro tunnel collapse in east China

Three workers have been confirmed dead and two others still missing following a collapse at a metro tunnel construction site in Qingdao, eastern Shandong province, the project’s owner said today, Xinhua reports. Qingdao Metro said the


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ADB Approves $2.75 Billion Support for Malolos–Clark Railway Project

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved financing of up to $2.75 billion for the construction of 53.1 kilometers (km) of a passenger railway connecting Malolos, a suburb north of Manila, to Clark


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Civil work contract on Philippines’ Clark Phase 1 signed

Philippines’ Department of Transport (DOTr) and the Taisei – D.M. Consunji Inc. (DMCI) Joint Venture signed the civil construction works for 6 stations of the PNR Clark Phase 1, running on a 37.6-km line from Tutuban,


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Sri Lanka in talks with India, Japan to build container terminal in Colombo

COLOMBO-Sri Lanka is in advanced talks with India and Japan to construct a container terminal at the port in Colombo, next to a Chinese terminal built as part of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative, government officials


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MTR Tin Wing Stop development project to resume

The Government has given consent to resume the building works of the Mass Transit Railway Corporation’s Tin Wing Stop development project. The piling works of the project were suspended on June 25 last year after settlement readings at


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Underground park proposed for Kowloon

The Civil Engineering & Development Department and the Planning Department today launched a public engagement campaign to seek views on a conceptual scheme to develop a multi-purpose underground space at Kowloon Park. The departments commenced the


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Singapore and Malaysia suspend intercity rail project

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore and Malaysia have agreed to suspend the construction of a billion-dollar train project linking the wealthy city-state with its neighbour’s southern state of Johor, their transport ministers said on Tuesday. The suspension


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Kaohsiung Terminal project bidding awaiting review of budget

Bidding for the second phase of construction at the Port of Kaohsiung’s Cargo Terminal No. 7 is scheduled to begin in the second half of this year after the Public Construction Commission reviews its budget, Taiwan


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23 building plans approved

The Buildings Department approved 23 building plans in March – seven on Hong Kong Island, seven in Kowloon and nine in the New Territories. Five were for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, 11 for commercial developments, one


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Crown Group Plans $1bn Waterfront City in Jakarta

Sydney-based developer Crown Group has unveiled its latest residential project, a $1 billion mixed-use waterfront resort which will feature a marina, beach club and dining precinct. The 9,000sq m development, located at the popular seaside destination


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