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China’s 1st intra-city high-speed railway breaks ground

Construction of China’s first intra-city high-speed railway, Jinan-Laiwu railway, has started recently in east China’s Shandong Province. The 117.5-km rail line has a designed speed of 350 kph


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30,000-ton bus terminal moved horizontally in Xiamen, China

The Houxi Long Distance Bus Station is situated in the Jimei District of Xiamen, a port city in south-eastern China’s Fujian Province. With three storeys above the ground and two underneath, the 260 million yuan (£30


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Japan tests next-generation bullet train

TOKYO-A prototype of Japan’s next-generation shinkansen (bullet train), set to be the fastest train on wheels when it enters service, reached speeds of 320 kilometers per hour on a test run Thursday. The train, code-named ALFA-X,


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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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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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Roof raised at Tokyo 2020 gymnastics venue

The second section of the timber roof at the Olympics Gymnastics Centre in Tokyo has been raised, marking the halfway point of the construction of the temporary venue.


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Geo-economics of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

BAKU – Having pledged 62 billion USD in dozens of energy and infrastructure projects, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is one of the largest commercial initiatives in South Asia. The corridor stretches along the length of Pakistan


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China builds waterfall on the side of a skyscraper

A skyscraper in southwest China that boasts what its owner calls the world’s largest man-made waterfall has become the latest example of over-the-top architecture to draw national ridicule.  


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Watch: Road collapses in China

Surveillance video shows that a section of a community road in the city of Guang’an in southwest China’s Sichuan Province collapsed on Sunday, plunging retaining walls to the ground. Authorities are investigating the cause of the


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Hello Kitty bullet train shown to media ahead of debut

FUKUOKA-West Japan Railway Co showed a shinkansen bullet train featuring Hello Kitty to the media on Monday before its debut later this week. The special eight-car train, whose white body is decorated with drawn pink ribbons


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