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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

Asia fears solar panel, washing machine tariffs just the start for tough-on-trade Trump

Diane Bondareff/Invision/AP Images South Korea and China protested against President Donald Trump putting steep import t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 23rd, 2018

S&P expects India to lead infra investments in South Asia: Key highlights

The Indian infrastructure companies will deleverage even as they maintain elevated capex levels as many will see rising cash flows on the back of new capacity additions, said S&P.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 23rd, 2018

India"s foreign secy-designate takes a dig at China"s One Belt One Road

China has made a significant investment in Africa and Asia-Pacific and announced a number of infrastructure projects.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 18th, 2018

Bitcoin Crashes 20% Amid Growing Fears Of Crypto Crackdown

As first discussed last night, the selling in bitcoin and across cryptocurrencies - which began as Asia opened, and appeared to be catalyzed by headlines from South Korea's finance ministr.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 16th, 2018

Maharashtra govt taps Korean investors for big-ticket projects

The Maharashtra government has presented a number of big-ticket development projects to the South Korean government to improve the State’s infrastructure, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Thu........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineSep 28th, 2017

GMR eyes airport projects in Europe, South East Asia and East Asia

GMR Group, which operates three airports in India and abroad, is eyeing projects in South East Asia, Middle East and Eastern European countries besides looking for operations and maintenance of Jaipur and Ahmedabad aerodromes......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 12th, 2017

Steady flow of enquiries for setting up cold chain projects in South: NAPL

NAPL, a provider of advisory services for implementation of turnkey projects such as mega food parks, cold chain infrastructure and integrated dairy development, has implemented three of the 42 proje........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineAug 1st, 2017

Tensions in Asia Rise as Japan Protests South Korea Military Drills in Disputed Waters

Tokyo has lodged a formal protest over South Korea's decision to hold military drills at the Liancourt Rocks, called Takeshima in Japan and Dokdo in South Korea......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 24th, 2017

L&T Hydrocarbon bags EPCM services contract from Shell

As per the pact, LTHE will provide EPCM services for Shell projects in ME, South East Asia & India.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 28th, 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

APeJ public cloud services spending to reach US$15 billion in 2018, says IDC

Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ) spending on public cloud services and infrastructure is .....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesFeb 23rd, 2018