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Transportation minister threatens to end Taiwan airport design contract

Transportation minister threatens to end Taiwan airport design contract TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If the main design of Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport’s Terminal 3 is not changed, the government might decide to end the present contract,


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Bouygues wins £5bn Hong Kong tunnel scheme

French contractor Bouygues Travaux Publics has won a major contract on the Central Kowloon Route highway project. The firm was appointed by the Hong Kong Government’s Highways Department for the central tunnel of the massive scheme.


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Taiwan excludes China from tender for 8 high-speed trains

Decision about winning bid to be announced halfway 2020 Taiwan is looking to buy 8 high-speed train sets, but not from China. (By Central News Agency) TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation


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Marriott International in US$800m deal to build resorts

Marriott International Inc is jumping into the all-inclusive resort business, once the domain of specialty companies that offered lodging, food and other services for a single price, Bloomberg reports. Marriott, the world’s largest hotel company, announced plans


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Indonesian Bakrieland, Chinese Developer Plans to Build US$350M Jakarta complex

JAKARTA– PT Bakrieland Development Tbk (IDX: ELTY), controlled by billionaire Aburizal Bakrie team up with China’ Construction First Group Corp. (CCFG) has plan to build a US$350 million residential and commercial complex in Jakarta. Last year, the


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Work starts on one of region’s tallest towers

Thai conglomerate TCC Group has begun construction of “the largest private sector property development initiative ever undertaken in Thailand” – a commercial complex in Bangkok with an investment value of $3.9bn and a floor area of


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First driverless subway line in SW China under construction

The first driverless subway line is under construction in the city of Chengdu, capital of southwest China’s Sichuan Province. The tunnel was dug through on Tuesday, according to the subway constructors. The No. 9 Line of


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Singapore Port Extension

MAXAM successfully completes blasting operation for Singapore Port extension, led by DIAP-Daelim JV (DDJV) The blasting company originally founded by dynamite inventor Alfred Nobel has carried out what it claims is the largest ever underwater blasting


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30 Chinese companies enter bids for Vietnam’s North–South Expressway

Half of 60 investors preparing to bid for eight sections of Vietnam’s North-South Expressway are from China. The Ministry of Transport (MoT) said 30 Chinese investors have obtained documents to bid for the eight sections which


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93k private flats projected

The Transport & Housing Bureau estimated about 93,000 private flats will be available in the next three to four years. Releasing the figures today, the bureau said there were 10,000 unsold units in completed projects at the


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