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15, Jul 2016 - Housing rally and stimulus spending drive construction activity China’s economy grew 6.7 per cent in the second quarter, unchanged from the previous three-month period, as a buoyant property market and government stimulus boosted demand for factory output. The latest quarterly... Read more »
15, Jul 2016 - Introduction Infrastructure sector is a key driver for the Indian economy. The sector is highly responsible for propelling India’s overall development and enjoys intense focus from Government for initiating policies that would ensure time-bound creation of world class infrastructure in... Read more »
17, Jul 2016 - KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 (Bernama) -- Argentine Ambassador to Malaysia Manuel Balaguer Salas has invited Malaysian companies to invest in Argentina's infrastructure development, acknowledging their strength in building world-class infrastructure. He said the Embassy of Argentina here had... Read more »
13, Jul 2016 - Malaysia is keen on collaborating with the Union Territory of Puducherry in three major thrust areas of heritage tourism, green industries and infrastructure development, Ahmed Fajarazam, Consul General of Malaysia in Chennai said on Tuesday. Mr. Fajarazam, who called on Chief Minister V.... Read more »
16, Jul 2016 - Ambassador-at-Large Ong Keng Yong misses the good old days when Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, with support from other Asean members, led the way in opening up the region economically. The veteran diplomat, who was Asean secretary-general from 2003 to 2008, singles out the South China Sea... Read more »
02, Jul 2016 - CHINA’s growing global clout can be unsettling for the incumbents who must make room for it. At the same time, China’s recent financial tumult has been unnerving for the investors exposed to it. This combination of vastness and vulnerability has left some people afraid of China and... Read more »
30, Jun 2016 - India's infrastructure output grew an annual 2.8% in May, its slowest pace in five months, primarily dragged down by a slowdown in output of electricity, steel and refinery products, government data showed on Thursday. The output expanded 5.5% from a... Read more »
29, Jun 2016 - NEW DELHI: With the growing popularity of online shopping in India, the e-commerce companies are expected to invest close to $6-8 billion in logistics, infrastructure and warehousing in the next few years, an Assocham-PwC study said here on Wednesday.  The e-commerce market in India is... Read more »
30, Jun 2016 - MANILA: Rodrigo Duterte’s big day has arrived. The long-time mayor of Davao will be inaugurated as the Philippines’ 16th President on Thursday (Jun 30) after a landslide election victory in May. But with a resounding win comes the huge task of continuing to pull the Philippine... Read more »
01, Jul 2016 - Under Benigno Aquino, public-private partnerships were cynically referred to as power-point presentations due to a lack of progress in building roads, rail and power plants. Investors are betting Rodrigo Duterte, who took over as president on Thursday, will be able to make speedier... Read more »
01, Jul 2016 - Indonesia’s government is speeding up an infrastructure rollout program that President Joko Widodo has made a hallmark of his administration, despite its budget coming under strain. Even with a reduced allocation this year, the Public Works Ministry has spent a bigger proportion of its... Read more »
28, Jun 2016 - DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Indonesia 2016 Construction Outlook: Infrastructure Opportunities with Relative Risk and Challenges" report to their offering. The report titled Indonesia 2016 Construction Outlook: Infrastructure... Read more »
01, Jul 2016 - KUCHING: Sunway Construction Group Bhd (Sunway Construction), is currently riding on the infrastructure boom as the group possesses excellent track records in three major urban public transport projects, namely LRT, MRT and BRT. The research arm of Kenanga Investment Bank Bhd (Kenanga... Read more »
27, Jun 2016 - YTL Corp., the Malaysian conglomerate which snapped up a British utility from the now defunct Enron Corp. more than a decade ago, is looking for bargains again after the U.K. vote to leave the European Union sent assets plummeting. The company, one of Malaysia’s biggest... Read more »
29, Jun 2016 - SINGAPORE: International Enterprise (IE) Singapore is working with the World Bank to guide Singapore firms in tendering for global infrastructure projects. Co-organised by IE Singapore and World Bank, the first outreach session was held on Wednesday (Jun 29) with the aim of... Read more »

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PWTC: In conjunction with this milestone event for digital entrepreneurship for the nation, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Dato’ Sri Mohd... Read more »
International Construction Week (ICW) and Ecobuild Southeast Asia take the lead gathering Malaysia’s construction leaders in discussions on the... Read more »