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Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Aerial Survey Reveals Violation in Lalita Park

Investigators probing the Lalita Park house collapse in east Delhi have found an aerial survey of the building carried out in 2009 which showed the height of the collapsed building to be 20.46m, a clear violation of...

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Aquino Urged to Build Infrastructure to Help Filipino Farmers

Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala, in a report to President Aquino, said the agriculture sector had become more aware of the ravages of the weather and its vulnerabilities, noting that climate change “is already at our doorstep.” He...

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

More Projects Underway in Sri Lanka This Year

Sri Lanka has taken a gigantic step forward with infrastructure investments. Three international harbours have been built, and three other harbours are being upgraded to international standards. The first stage of the Colombo - Matara Expressway (up...

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

The Link Between Good Infrastructure and Winning Elections

The remarkable electoral sweep by Nitish Kumar in Bihar would certainly point to this connection. Roads and highways are the most visible part of Bihar’s improved infrastructure. This improvement has had spin-off benefits in the fields of...

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

Vietnam Opens New International Airport

Vietnam has opened a new international airport in the southern Mekong Delta. The 150-million dollar Can Tho International Airport, built on 20,750 square meters (240,000 square feet) of land, will process up to five million passengers a...

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

“Mining” Groundwater in India Reaches New Lows

Nearly a third of India is suffering from chronic water shortages, and making up for it with "the world's largest groundwater mining operation," according to experts. A band of land stretching across northern India, at the foot...

Friday, December 31st, 2010

Indonesia to Put Disaster Mitigation on the Map

Next year, Indonesia will have a detailed map of disaster-prone areas in the country which is expected to help provincial administrations develop better urban planning for disaster mitigation, an official said. The map will show each area’s...

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Queensland State Disaster Management Group

Whilst many parts of Queensland have commenced recovery efforts, other areas are bracing for more flooding. Queensland Police Service Assistant Commissioner Brett Pointing said that additional police have been sent to many areas affected by floods including Emerald,...

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Cameroon Lays the Foundation Pillar for a National Geodetic Network

The foundation pillar of the National Reference Geodetic Network for land surveying was officially laid yesterday December 29, 2010. The Minister of State Property and Land Tenure, Jean-Baptist Beleoken officially laid the foundation or reference pillar of...

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Beijing Enhances Public Transit with New Subway Lines

Beijing opened five new  subway lines on Thursday, an urban planning show of force highlighting the investment the city has thrown behind public transport to curb its notorious air pollution and traffic congestion. Costing nearly 61 billion...

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