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China unveils model of 1,000 km/h  train

China unveiled a scale model of its high-speed flight train that is expected to travel at 1,000 kilometers an hour by 2025, with Chinese railway experts saying the country’s experience in aerospace science would help develop


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Kaohsiung underground rail line opens after 10 years of construction

An underground railway line officially opened in Kaohsiung yesterday following almost 10 years of construction, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications’ Railway Bureau said. The line would eliminate all ground-level railway tracks in downtown Kaohsiung, as


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Hong Kong’s Development hinges on land supply

Chief Executive Carrie Lam today outlined measures to tackle the issue of land supply in her Policy Address. These include speeding up studies on brownfield sites in the New Territories and making arrangements for reprovisioning existing


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Lantau a development priority for HK Gov’t

The Chief Executive has outlined the Government’s vision for the development of Lantau in her Policy Address. Mrs Lam noted with the commissioning of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, the transport connectivity between Hong Kong and other


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Japan-Mekong strategy aims to boost quality infrastructure

TOKYO-Japan and five Southeast Asian nations along the Mekong River adopted a new three-year strategy Tuesday centering on improving connectivity through promotion of “quality infrastructure” building for regional development. The document endorsed by Japanese Prime Minister


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Hong Kong: Sanctions imposed on contractors

The Development Bureau has taken regulating actions against the contractors concerned for construction issues associated with Hung Hom Station, To Kwa Wan Station and Exhibition Centre Station under the Sha Tin to Central Link Project. The


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CIMIC’S LEIGHTON ASIA WINS A$ 110M  BUILDING  PROJECT IN INDIA

Cimic Group subsidiary Leighton Asia has been picked by an Indian developer to build a 38-storey tower in the planned city of Noida, near New Delhi, targeted at young people leaving home for the first time.


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More resources devoted to public housing

The Government is devoting more resources to public housing, Secretary for Development Michael Wong said today. Speaking to the media, Mr Wong said there is a huge shortage of public housing. “We think it is reasonable to devote more


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15 pre-sale consents issued

The Lands Department issued 12 pre-sale consents for residential developments and three pre-sale consents for non-residential developments in the third quarter. The residential developments involve 6,979 units. Three developments in Lei Yue Mun, Tai Po and


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Japan Creates Drywall-Installing Robot To Defuse Demographic Time Bomb

Japan’s Research and Development Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), has developed a humanoid robot that aims to replace difficult human work, like installing drywall. The HRP-5P robot is almost 6 feet high and


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