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China State completes contracted section of giant cross-sea bridge in Brunei

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN,  The CC4 package of the mega Temburong Bridge linking Brunei’s capital Bandar Seri Begawan and Temburong district has been completed, a manager from the contractor, China State Construction Engineering Corporation Limited (CSCEC), said


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Taipei Twin Towers to open in 2027

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je inks contract with Clevo to set ‘Century Project’ into motion TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The investment agreement for the Taipei Twin Towers project was signed Tuesday morning (Dec. 17) by Taipei City


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Taiwan’s plan for light railway across Tamsui River moves ahead

Tamsui-Bali LRT line will take five years to build TAIPEI  — A study on a light railway (LRT) linking Tamsui to New Taipei City’s Bali District received the green light from the Ministry of Transportation on


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New terminal for Kaohsiung airport planned

Taiwan-A new terminal is being planned for the Kaohsiung International Airport to better integrate local and international air travel, the Civil Aeronautics Administration. The terminal is expected to replace the two existing terminals stage by stage,


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Atkins’ acoustic design brings China’s first Cirque du Soleil theater to life

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, successfully provided acoustic design consultancy to the Hangzhou Suntiandy Theater, China’s first purpose-built Cirque du Soleil theatre. Named ‘The Land of Fantasy’, the cutting-edge building is designed to blur


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Plans to build India’s first bullet train up for review

MUMBAI: In a move that may set his government on a collision course with the Centre, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday announced a review of the Rs 1.1 lakh crore Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project. for


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India offers US$400m infrastructure loan to Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced, on Friday, after talks with the island nation’s new President Gotabaya Rajapaksa that India will lend Sri Lanka 400 million dollars for infrastructure projects. The loan is aimed at improving bilateral


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JR Central unveils tunnel for maglev shinkansen line

Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Central) has unveiled the inside of a tunnel under construction in Gifu Prefecture for use as part of its ultrafast maglev train line, scheduled to go into service in 2027. A


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China’s Skyscraper Boom Comes Crashing Down Amid Developer Default

The Financial Times (FT) is reporting that a subsidiary of China’s largest construction company recently halted work on the nation’s tallest skyscraper after the developer defaulted on a payment. The default comes at a time when


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Atkins-designed 461m Landmark81 named one of the World’s Top 10 Skyscrapers

The Landmark 81 building in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – designed by Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin – has been named as one the world’s Top 10 skyscapers at the annual Emporis Skyscraper Awards.


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