Brf-L-39
27 Jun 2017

2017 Budget: Fashola condemns National Assembly’s name-calling tactic

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has expressed concern over the reaction of the National Assembly to his observations on the 2017 Budget as passed the legislature. Fashola had in a recent interview, complained that the legislators had in approving the budget, reduced funds for some

0
washington-dc-skyline-photo
27 Jun 2017

Scotland, NC promoted at foreign investment summit

Scotland County Economic Development Corporation Director Mark Ward represented North Carolina in the nation’s capital, while also managing to put his hometown in the minds of foreign companies and congressional leaders. Ward was in Washington recently as part of the North Carolina Southeast Partnership to promote North Carolina international companies.

0
o-GIRLS-EDUCATION-facebook
26 Jun 2017

PPP essential to fixing educational infrastructure -IMANI Ghana

Policy think tank, Imani Centre for Policy Education has in its recent publication outlined measures it believes can help fix the inadequate infrastructure and low standard of Ghana’s education system According to Imani, the June 20 2017 debate in parliament on basic schools with crumbling buildings and the subsequent revelation

0
en-news-17390206-AAAA
26 Jun 2017

India clears plan for second airport for Delhi costing $3.10 billion

India will build a second international airport near its capital city in the next four to five years, costing an estimated 200 billion rupees ($3.10 billion), the government announced on Saturday, to meet the explosive growth in passenger traffic. The Noida International Airport near New Delhi will be built from

0
teaser.jpeg
26 Jun 2017

FDI in Hanoi lifts city to new highs

With its great economic and geographic potential, Hanoi has increasingly become more critical to the investment strategy of foreign investors, many of whom are planning large-scale operations in the city. Shigenobu Nagamori, chairman and CEO of Japan’s industrial group Nidec, recently announced that his firm is planning to build factories

0
melbourne-city-1024x682
23 Jun 2017

SA budget: $1.1bn to focus on boosting city service

Modernising Adelaide’s metropolitan hospitals is the centrepiece of a $1.1 billion pre-election budget package for health, which consumes half of this year’s record $2.2bn spending on infrastructure in South Australia. A spending commitment in the state budget of $918.5 million covers upgrades for big suburban hospitals, many in key marginal

0
maxresdefault
23 Jun 2017

Peru among Latin America’s most attractive investment destinations

Peruvian economy remains sound and continues to position itself as one of the most attractive Latin American investment destinations, Oxford Business Group (OBG) affirmed. In its latest study “The Report: Peru 2017,” OBG underlines the role of Peru’s mining output growth, as well as its relative —and virtually unmatched— economic

0
3cedd2218b03cb025982df646cabf62a
23 Jun 2017

B15bn light rail tipped for Korat city

A 15-billion-baht light rail network is likely to be developed to accommodate commuters in Nakhon Ratchasima’s Muang district. Construction is due to start in 2020, with operations potentially commencing by 2023. The Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP) has hired Suranaree University of Technology to conduct a

0
ADB-infrastructure-in-asia
23 Jun 2017

Asia faces challenges attracting infrastructure investment

Asia just doesn’t seem to have enough money to pay its infrastructure bills. And as demand for infrastructure development soars, governments are looking to the private sector for funding, but are having a tough time finding takers. Infrastructure investment in Asia from 2016 through 2030 is estimated to be about

0
Phase-1-Mohammed-bin-Rashid-Al-Maktoum-Solar-Park
22 Jun 2017

Third phase of UAE solar park reaches financial close

A consortium led by Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) has reached financial close for the third phase of the 800MW Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park in Dubai. The parties involved call the deal, which involves seven global and regional financial institutions, a “significant milestone” that will pave

0