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Displacement fears fuel South Asia protests over infrastructure projects

By Rina Chandran and Ruma Paul MUMBAI/DHAKA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Protests against a power plant in Bangladesh and an industrial zone in southern Sri Lanka highlight growing anger across South Asia at big development projects which di.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 10th, 2017

Construction firm Mfar Holdings will focus on infrastructure projects in South

Bengaluru-based construction company Mfar Holdings will focus on public-private partnerships in infrastructure projects and expand its hospitality network in the country. Speaking to BusinessLine, ........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineFeb 8th, 2017

Energy Acquisitions Fuel Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P."s Fourth-Quarter Results

The recent completion of acquisitions and grow projects fueled robust growth for the global infrastructure owner......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 1st, 2017

Bills Cracking Down on Protests Fuel Free Speech Fears

Bills have been introduced over t.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 27th, 2017

Green Energy Features Big Among Trump"s Top 50 Infrastructure Projects

Despite his vocal support for more fossil fuel production.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesJan 27th, 2017

Fears Rise Among Indonesia"s Ethnic Chinese Amid Blasphemy Probe

Mounting street protests against the governor of Jakarta are reviving painful memories for many of Indonesia’s ethnic Chinese, a minority group that has long faced discrimination and persecution across much of Southeast Asia......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 26th, 2016

Sri Lankan PM fears collapse of SAARC because of India-Pak friction

Wickremesinghe says it is up to India to make South Asia a better place or walk away from it.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 5th, 2016

Regional cooperation plan for South Asia identifies 74 projects in India

The plan identifies regional road and rail links that are aligned closely with trade routes toward the east.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 26th, 2016

China Announces Major Projects to Boost Growth

China Announces Major Projects to Boost Growth Provincial projects worth more than $149.25-B were launched this week as China strives to boost growth, Shanghai Securities News reported Friday. The projects are mostly infrastructure-related, with the south.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsSep 24th, 2016

A Glimpse of Life Without Pipelines

When a major fuel line sprang a leak some pumps in the South ran out of gas and prices jumped. We can’t get by without this vital infrastructure......»»

Category: topSource: investingdailySep 23rd, 2016

With some gas stations dry, pipeline works to send more fuel

Gas prices spiked and drivers found "out of service" bags covering pumps as the gas shortage in the South rolled into the work week, raising fears that the disruptions could become more widespread......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 19th, 2016

US accuses Pakistan of playing double games over tackling terror groups

US official stressed on the need for more concerted efforts to combat terrorism in South Asia.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 18th, 2017

How Much Will Genesis Energy Raise Distributions in —…–7?

New projects fuel company's growthRelated Stocks: GEL, BP, XOM, MMP,.....»»

Category: blogSource: gurufocusFeb 17th, 2017

Here"s Roy Cooper"s "shovel-ready" infrastructure priorities for N.C.

Gov. Roy Cooper’s office has compiled a list of what his team is calling “shovel ready” infrastructure projects. The list, submitted to the National Governor’s Association, contains projects Cooper says could both create jobs and “provid.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 17th, 2017

Asian Stocks Mixed on Upbeat US Data, Rate Hike Expectations - New York Times

Asian Stocks Mixed on Upbeat US Data, Rate Hike ExpectationsNew York TimesSEOUL, South Korea — Asia.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsFeb 16th, 2017

2 Maps That Show The US’ Strategy In Asia-Pacific

Secretary of Defense James Mattis recently wrapped up his first international trip whose purpose was to “listen to the concerns of South Korean and Japanese leaders.” The two countries are c.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 15th, 2017

Capitol Agenda for the Week of Feb. 13: Keep It Moving

Two congressional hearings this month called into question the potential benefits of private capital in advancing infrastructure projects. Here's the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill......»»

Category: topSource: ttnewsFeb 14th, 2017

Deutschmann pursues condo project near would-be home of soccer stadium

Mark Deutschmann, whose residential and mixed-use projects have helped spur the revitalization of a number of urban Nashville neighborhoods, is pouncing on a second prospect immediately south of downtown. Deutschmann's company Core Development is und.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2017

What Happened To All The "Shovel-Ready" Infrastructure Projects From The 2009 Stimulus Bill?

At least 188,000 California residents have been evacuated from the Oroville area due to concerns about the integrity of the country’s tallest dam. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 13th, 2017

South Sudan General Quits Over ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ Fears

The U.N. has warned of possible genocide in South Sudan......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 13th, 2017

Trump off-target over Asia currency manipulators

Evidence suggests Taiwan and South Korea, not China and Japan, are the worst offenders.....»»

Category: topSource: ftFeb 13th, 2017