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Pakistan

32 percent ST/excise duty on services questioned by Railways | Business Recorder Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:37:42 -0800
Pakistan Railways has questioned 32 percent sales tax/excise duty on services including 16 percent Federal Excise Duty (FED) and 16 percent provincial sales tax ie double taxation under Federal Excise Act 2005 and Punjab Sales Tax on Services Act 2012.

Imran Khan must stop baseless allegations: Saad Sun, 14 Dec 2014 10:50:01 -0800
LAHORE: Federal Minister for Pakistan Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique has said Imran Khan can criticise but he must refrain from levelling baseless allegations.

Most Popular Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:58:15 -0800
LAHORE: After around seven months, Pakistan Railways authorities are likely to complete on Wednesday (today) the process for licencing catering services in eight express trains running on Karachi-Lahore-Rawalpindi routes besides a restaurant at the Lahore station.

Pakistan runs 'jihadi trains' for 26/11 kingpin Hafiz Saeed's meet Wed, 03 Dec 2014 22:14:20 -0800
Pakistan runs 'jihadi trains' for 26/11 kingpin Hafiz Saeed's meet

Pak runs 'jihadi trains' for 26/11 kingpin's meet Wed, 03 Dec 2014 15:50:43 -0800
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Pak runs special trains for Hafiz Saeed's JuD meet Tue, 02 Dec 2014 21:54:26 -0800
In a sign of official patronage to Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawah, the Pakistan government is running two special trains to transport people to Lahore for the terror group's two-day congregation in Lahore.

Pakistan running special trains for terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed Tue, 02 Dec 2014 08:50:27 -0800
Pakistan government is running two special trains to transport people to Lahore for the terror mastermind's group Jamaat-ud-Dawah's congregation in Lahore.

Pakistan running special trains for Hafiz Saeed Tue, 02 Dec 2014 08:20:34 -0800
In a sign of official patronage to Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led JuD, Pakistan government is running two special trains to transport people to Lahore for the terror group's two-day congregation here.

Pakistan running special trains for terrorist Hafiz Saeed Tue, 02 Dec 2014 09:22:43 -0800
Lahore: In a sign of official patronage to Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led JuD, Pakistan government is running two special trains to transport people to Lahore for the terror group's two-day congregation here.

India Reacts Sharply to Pakistan Support for Hafiz Saeed Rally Wed, 03 Dec 2014 07:27:38 -0800
Support for a rally being held in Pakistan from today by 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed is blatant disregard of international norm against terrorism, Indian government sources said to NDTV on Wednesday ...

Sri Lanka

President to open Madu road- Thiruketheeswaram railway line Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:52:36 -0800
The re-constructed Madhu road-Thiruketheeswaram railway line aimed at facilitating devotees travelling for the historic temple of Thiruketheeswaram, one of the holiest shrines in Sri Lanka, will be opened by President Mahinda Rajapaksa shortly.

Bangladesh

SYARIKAT M'SIA PEROLEH PROJEK BERNILAI RM11 BLN DI BANGLADESH Sun, 30 Nov 2014 18:00:00 -0800
KUALA LUMPUR, 1 Dis (Bernama) -- Selepas India, syarikat prasarana Malaysiakini meneroka pasaran Bangladesh, satu lagi pasaran sedang meningkat di AsiaSelatan dengan nilai projek yang diperoleh setakat ini hampir RM11 bilion. Duta Khas bagi Infrastruktur ke India dan Asia Selatan Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu berkata projek terbabit ialah loji jana kuasa 1,320 megawattbernilai RM6 bilion di Cox's ...

Malaysia secures RM11 billion projects in Bangladesh Sun, 30 Nov 2014 19:58:03 -0800
Contracts between Bangladesh and infrastructure companies will be finalised within the following months.

Tripura CM Manik Sarkar to request better infrastructure creation from Narendra Modi government Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:26:35 -0800
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Monday batted for increased infrastructure in the state for enhancing communication with neighbouring Bangladesh in the wake of Prime Minister's visit here on December 1.

MALAYSIA DAN BANGLADESH SEDIA TINGKAT HUBUNGAN DUA HALA Wed, 03 Dec 2014 02:52:20 -0800
PUTRAJAYA, 3 Dis (Bernama) -- Malaysia dan Bangladesh bersedia untukmeningkatkan lagi hubungan dua hala ke tahap lebih tinggi dengan perjanjian yangditandatangani pada hari ini dalam empat bidang kerjasama. Bidang kerjasama berkenaan ialah mengenai pengecualian visa untuk pegawaidan pemegang pasport diplomatik, dua memorandum persefahaman (MOU) dalam bidangkebudayaan dan pelancongan, serta ...

What is CM Adenan Satem’s Position On Sedition? – So Many Questions Left Unanswered Thu, 04 Dec 2014 05:08:21 -0800
Najib's shock proposal to criminalise anyone who even speaks in favour of Borneo's independence has been met with silence by Sarawak's Chief Minister Adenan Satem ….

Site Last Updated 1:01 am, Sunday Wed, 03 Dec 2014 09:46:02 -0800
PUTRAJAYA: Bilateral relations between Malaysia and Bangladesh is set to scale greater heights with several agreements signed in four areas of cooperation.

M'sia-Bangladesh ties set to scale greater heights Wed, 03 Dec 2014 08:48:09 -0800
PUTRAJAYA: Bilateral relations between Malaysia and Bangladesh are set to scale greater heights with several agreements signed in four areas of cooperation.

Nepal

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China

China Railway Construction to Raise $1.6 Billion in Sale Tue, 16 Dec 2014 02:40:32 -0800
China Railway Construction Corp. (601186) will raise as much as 9.9 billion yuan ($1.6 billion) in a private share sale in the mainland to fund projects as the world’s second-biggest economy accelerates infrastructure investments.

*CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK) target hiked to $6.45, rated Buy - UBS Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:17:48 -0800
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CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK) wins 14 projects, involving RMB24.18B Sun, 07 Dec 2014 13:28:52 -0800
CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK) announced that the company has been awarded for 14 projects recently, in...

BRIEF-China Railway Construction to raise up to 9.9 bln yuan in private placement Tue, 16 Dec 2014 01:01:41 -0800
Dec 16 (Reuters) - China Railway Construction Corp Ltd * Says plans to raise up to 9.936 billion yuan ($1.61billion) in private placement of a-shares * Says proceeds to be invested in several road and tramconstruction projects * Says trading of shares to resume on dec 17 Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/1IWxJAL;http://bit.ly/1yULnfK Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.1890 Chinese yuan ...

Giant CRCC flexes muscles abroad Wed, 03 Dec 2014 16:30:27 -0800
China Railway Construction's shows ambitions to become a global force in transport projects and take on the likes of Siemens, Alstom and Bombardier

Ethiopian capital's metro set for completion in January Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:34:54 -0800
By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia expects to complete the Chinese-backed construction of a $475 million metro rail system in the capital Addis Ababa next month, the head of the project said. The project, built by China Railway Engineering Corporation (CREC) and mostly financed through a loan from China's Exim Bank, is a rarity on a continent plagued by poor transport links ...

The Rise of China's Railroad Diplomacy Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:42:57 -0800
A $12 bilion contract awarded to China Railway Construction Corporation by Nigeria illustrates the growing influence of China's railroad industry as an instrument of Chinese power

Pre-sales for Spring Festival train tickets begin-Eastday Thu, 11 Dec 2014 21:07:20 -0800
CHINA Railway Corporation (CRC), operator of China's rail network, started to sell train tickets for the 40-day travel period known as "chunyun" today.

CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK) kept Buy, target lifted to $6.3 - Citi Sun, 07 Dec 2014 08:48:51 -0800
Citigroup stated that CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK)'s projected earnings was hedged up by 3% to 7% d...

After building China's railways, giant CRCC flexes muscles abroad Mon, 08 Dec 2014 18:27:46 -0800
It will take more than the abrupt cancellation of a high-speed train deal with Mexico to derail China Railway Construction Corp's ambitions to become a global force in transport projects and take on the ...

Iran

Kazakhstan would like to achieve enhanced trade ties with India, says its new envoy Mon, 08 Dec 2014 22:14:57 -0800
New Delhi, Dec.9 (ANI): Kazakhstan's new Ambassador to India, Bulat Sarsenbayev, who will be formally presenting his credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee around noon on Tuesday, believes that his country and India share a similar vision and approach to bilateral, regional and international issues of mutual importance to the two countries, but nevertheless, would like to see enhanced ...

PM Narendra Modi-Vladimir Putin dialogue may lead to easier oil imports from Russia Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:58:15 -0800
Russian oil firm Rosneft recently sold to China 10% stake in the field, which has estimated recoverable reserves of 500 million tonnes of oil.

Photos: Iran, Turkmen, Kazakh presidents attend landmark ceremony to open joint railway Wed, 03 Dec 2014 09:13:39 -0800
Iranian, Turkmen and Kazakh Presidents met and conferred in Incheborun railway station on Wednesday in a landmark ceremony to celebrate putting into operation of joint railway networks. President Rouhani said the project will pave the way for economic development of the three nations and the entire region.

Myanmar

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