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The first section of the yellow Circular Line of the Taipei MRT system that will circle around New Taipei City is set to go into operation in the fourth quarter of this year, Taipei Mayor Ko


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Japan’s Kansai airport announces $900m capacity and safety upgrade

Operator aims to accommodate 10m more travelers a year at international hub Kansai International Airport in Osaka is planning to spend about $910m over the next six years to increase capacity at Terminal 1 and improve


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India to kick start $10.3bn of work on four urban rail systems

NEW DELHI: The government is set to put its final stamp on five metro rail projects across the country- two in UP, one each in Gujarat and Bihar and the first phase of Rapid Rail Transit


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Building new Shibuya station over the street

Journalists were invited to the construction site of the Ginza Line’s new platform at Shibuya Station at midnight on Feb. 7, 2019. The platform is being built over the busy and bustling Meiji-dori.


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South Korea to get world’s biggest artificial surfing attraction

Wavegarden has already started construction on artificial surf parks in the UK and Australia, with others in the works. Now the Spanish firm is taking things up a notch, as it’s begun development on a Korean


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Shimizu begins construction of 1.9MW biomass power plant in Nagano

Tokyo- Shimizu Corp has started construction of a woody biomass power plant with a rated output of 1.99MW in an industrial park in Tomi City, Nagano Prefecture. The plant will combust about 30,000 tons of wood


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Bridge construction quality assured

The late submission of Request for Inspection & Survey Checking (RISC) forms for works relating to the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge’s link road does not involve quality issues, the Highways Department said. The department added that before


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Railway section of cross-border bridge linking Russia & China to be ready in March

Construction of the final deck for the railroad bridge over the Amur River to the Chinese city of Tongjiang will be finished next month, according to the government of Russia’s Jewish Autonomous Region. It will be


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Despite huge debt, Sri Lanka seeks $1 billion from China to finance highway project

COLOMBO – Sri Lanka is negotiating a $1 billion loan from China to construct a highway linking the capital, Colombo, to the hilly resort city of Kandy, even as the heavily-indebted South Asian island nation makes


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Tenders for Kai Tak site rejected

The Government has rejected all nine tenders received for the purchase of a non-industrial site in Kai Tak, the Lands Department announced today. It said the tendered premiums did not meet the Government’s reserve price for


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