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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

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

Ajit Doval meets US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, reaffirms Indo-US ties

Jim Mattis specifically applauded India's efforts to promote stability in the South Asia region.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard18 hr. 28 min. ago

11 giant infrastructure projects that could reshape Europe

Around Europe, massive projects to build tunnels, railways, and alternative energy sources are changing how the continent looks and operates......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 24th, 2017

Nila Infrastructure bags projects worth Rs 30 cr from GSRTC

To construct new bus terminals for Amreli, Modasa towns in Gujarat.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineMar 24th, 2017

In Asia"s infrastructure race, Vietnam is among the leaders

Vietnam's public and private sector infrastructure investment averaged 5.7 per cent of GDP in recent years.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 23rd, 2017

Kenya sells first ever government bonds via mobile phones

Allowing anyone from teachers to shop owners to invest and fund infrastructure projects.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 23rd, 2017

Chevron to Sell South Africa Assets to Sinopec for $900M

Chevron Corporation (CVX) is set to divest its stake in its South Africa business to Asia's largest oil refiner, China Pe.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksMar 23rd, 2017

Indonesia shores up economy against protectionism

Finance minister pushes infrastructure and Asia trade to offset ‘changed landscape’.....»»

Category: worldSource: ftMar 23rd, 2017

South Korean Shipbuilder Offered $2.6 Billion Bailout

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering has been hurt by massive losses at its offshore projects......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjMar 23rd, 2017