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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

Pak"s 1998 nuke tests created balance of power in South Asia: Nawaz Sharif

He adds the day was an unforgettable day for Pakistan.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard1 hr. 45 min. ago

In Asia-Pacific, only China has more complex taxation than India: Deloitte

Japan, Australia, Indonesia, South Korea trail India in the Asia Pacific Tax Complexity Survey index.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard8 hr. 0 min. ago

Burhan Wani successor Sabzar Ahmad killed in South Kashmir

Soon after the killings, stone-pelting protests have started at several places in the Valley......»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineMay 27th, 2017

Art Levinson"s Calico spots more space as it pounces on diseases of aging

Calico continues to expand its network of aging-related projects, and its growth has led it to sublease more space in South San Francisco......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 26th, 2017

Google"s India head Rajan Anandan appointed IAMAI Chairman

Google's vice-president for South East Asia and India, Rajan Anandan has been appointed new chairman of Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI). He took over charge from FreeCharge's co-founder and chief executive officer.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 25th, 2017

Beijing Protests U.S. Patrol in South China Sea

China vowed to further build up military capabilities after a  U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near a Chinese-built artificial island in the South China Sea, the first such patrol under President Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 25th, 2017

KBR, BIV Builders Form JV to Strengthen Foothold in Malaysia

In a bid to fortify its foothold in South East Asia, professional s.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 25th, 2017

Asia Markets: Asia stocks higher; South Korea shares soar as interest rates hold steady

South Korea’s stock market has been on a roll, hitting record highs as strong local corporate results and economic optimism propelled gains......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 25th, 2017