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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

Delays dog "shovel ready" projects in Trump"s infrastructure plan

U.S. President Donald Trump reassured manufacturers gathered in the White House Roosevelt room on March 31 that a massive infrastructure program was coming soon......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral17 hr. 26 min. ago

Indian Army"s BRO loses civil infrastructure projects due to delays

BRO should adopt new technologies, says cabinet note.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 23rd, 2017

Firm snags Bowers Fiber building in lower South End for $7.9M

A local commercial real estate firm that's heading up a few adaptive-reuse projects around town has closed on an acquisition for its next project. White Point Partners, under the name WPCP Bowers Inc., purchased the Bowers Fiber Inc. buildings at 400.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 21st, 2017

Investments In Digital Infrastructure Can Spur U.S. Jobs Growth

It’s now up to Washington. For years, U.S. government leaders in rare bipartisan chorus have called for more wireless spectrum to fuel American innovation. It is time to turn talk into action. Spectrum - .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 21st, 2017

Investments In Digital Infrastructure Can Spur US Jobs Growth

It’s now up to Washington. For years, U.S. government leaders in rare bipartisan chorus have called for more wireless spectrum to fuel American innovation. It is time to turn talk into action. Spectrum - .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 21st, 2017

Meeting Asia’s Infrastructure Needs

Developing Asia will need to invest $1.7 trillion per year in infrastructure until 2030 to maintain its growth momentum, tackle poverty, and respond to climate change. This report examines developing Asia’s infrastructure—defined a.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsApr 21st, 2017

How and when to use private money in infrastructure projects

WHEN the Indiana Toll Road was opened in 1956, there were eight pairs of travel plazas, or rest stops, along the 156-mile (250km) stretch linking Chicago to Ohio.....»»

Category: topSource: stockchartsApr 20th, 2017

How and when to use private money in infrastructure projects

WHEN the Indiana Toll Road was opened in 1956, there were eight pairs of travel plazas, or rest stops, along the 156-mile (250km) stretch linking Chicago to Ohio and points e.....»»

Category: topSource: economistApr 20th, 2017