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Moscow To Beijing In 33 Hours: New Details Of The High-Speed Rail Link Mega Project

“Possible route could see 400km/hour bullet train pass through heart of Siberia and Altai region with stops in major cities,” The Siberian Times Reports. China has been working intensively on a $242 billion (1.5 trillion yuan) high-speed rail link between Beijing and Moscow. The aim is to cut the journey time from five to ‘two days’. The railway … Continue reading

Russia Considering Granting Chinese Investors Over 50% Share In Strategic Oil And Gas Fields

Russia is considering the idea of granting Chinese Investors over 50 percent share in strategic oil and gas fields, except for offshore, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said on Friday, according to a report from TASS. “If there is a request from China, we will seriously consider it. And I see no political obstacles at the moment,” … Continue reading

High Hopes For World’s Longest Railway That Links China To Spain

A cargo train has just completed its maiden round trip journey of 16,156 miles on the world’s longest railway line that connects China to Spain and hopes are high that the new rail link will boost trade, according to an article on The Independent. The new Yixin’ou rail line spans from China and runs through Kazakhstan, Belarus, … Continue reading

Sustainable Transport In Asia: Get On The Bus Or A River Ferry

Asian countries need to look beyond transport systems based on private vehicles if they hope to keep their cities clean, efficient, and prosperous. Buses, trains, bikes, and river ferries are only for poor people. Prosperous people use private cars in cities that are laced with highways. These simple but powerful ideas are key stumbling blocks … Continue reading

Q&A With Thai PM – ‘Business As Usual’ Amid Slow Politics

Thailand hopes to begin bullet-train services using Japanese technology and could hold a general election by year-end, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said. Excerpts from an interview with The Nikkei on Feb. 9 and one with a group of Japanese media on Feb. 6, both conducted in Thai, follow: Q: A top U.S. diplomat recently said Yingluck … Continue reading

China Looking To Secure Access To Africa Via Mega Infrastructure Projects

China and the African Union have recently inked an ambitious agreement on the development of a vast transport infrastructure project for Africa; Sputnik searched for expert commentary on the matter to explain the interests behind the agreement. By Sputnik News The African Union and China have recently agreed to on an ambitious transport infrastructure blueprint, aiming … Continue reading

Four ‘Big’ Parts Of AirAsia QZ8501 Plane Found – Indonesian Officials

Search teams have discovered four large parts of AirAsia QZ8501, and 30 bodies of victims have been recovered, Indonesian search officials said. The plane crashed Sunday into the Java Sea with 162 people onboard. Earlier in the day, Indonesian search and rescue said that they had discovered two parts of the plane. “With the discovery … Continue reading

Saudi National Airline May Introduce Gender Segregation On Its Flights

Saudi Arabia’s national airline carrier is planning to introduce gender segregation aboard its flights following complaints from passengers who refused to have random males seated next to their wives, the Kingdom’s media report. Airline company Saudia will order its staff to keep men and women separated on-board, unless they are close relatives, the Emirates247 news … Continue reading

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