South Asian Railway News

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Pakistan

Railway to run three more trains: Saad Tue, 12 Aug 2014 06:16:14 -0700
LAHORE: Federal Minister for Pakistan Railways (PR) Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that this year two to three passengers trains will be started and a target of achieving 45 to 58 locomotives would also be accomplished.

Container scandal: NAB yet to prove allegations against customs agents | Business Recorder Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:08:02 -0700
Customs Clearing, Forwarding and Borders Agents have said that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) during its ongoing investigations into Nato-ISAF container scandal has not proved allegations against any member of the community in Karachi, Peshawar and Quetta.

Most Popular Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:03:03 -0700
LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's Lahore chapter has alleged the Pakistan Railways has denied bookings to those aspiring to participate in its 'Azadi March' on Aug 14.

Indian hacker group defaces Pakistani railway website Sat, 16 Aug 2014 22:38:25 -0700
"The Indian hackers also made the so-called claim that they loved Islam and Muslims but hated Pakistan," the report said.

It's easier to forgive PPP than to forgive PML-N Wed, 06 Aug 2014 16:31:28 -0700
Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar while chairing a meeting on Pakistan Power Sector Investment prospects emphasised the need for an integrated long-term plan to bring down electricity cost and overcome the country's immediate and future energy challenges.

Sri Lanka

Postal voting: Receipt of applications ends on August 6 Sun, 03 Aug 2014 16:17:12 -0700
The receipt of applications to vote by post at the Uva Province Provincial Council elections will end on August 6, Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya stated in a release yesterday.

TALE OF TWO CITIES RETURNING TO THE TOURIST TRAIL Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:19:31 -0700
In every age ‘the good old days’ was a myth. No one ever thought they were good at the time, for every age has consisted of crises that seemed intolerable to the people who lived through them.

Bangladesh

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Nepal

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China

CHINA RAILWAY (00390) has dropped 5.213%. The last price is HK$4.0 Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:38:24 -0700
[Dropping Stock] CHINA RAILWAY (00390)'s price dropped 5.213% at 02:39p.m . Its last price ...

BRIEF-China Railway Tielong Container Logistics to purchase containers, posts H1 profit fall Wed, 27 Aug 2014 01:02:00 -0700
Aug 27 (Reuters) - China Railway Tielong ContainerLogistics Co Ltd * Says board agrees to purchase 2,000 containers for up to380 million yuan(61.83 million US dollar) * Says H1 net profit down 27.3 percent y/y at 174.7 millionyuan Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/VQmANk;http://bit.ly/VN3qrT Further company coverage: (1 US dollar = 6.1455 Chinese yuan) (Reporting by Hong Kong and Singapore ...

BRIEF-China Railway Erju to invest 687.4 mln yuan in expressway in Shannxi province Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:24:59 -0700
Aug 27 (Reuters) - China Railway Erju Co Ltd * Says plans to invest 687.4 million yuan (111.90 million USdollar) in expressway in Shannxi province Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/1q4gK7a Further company coverage: (1 US dollar = 6.1430 Chinese yuan) (Reporting by Hong Kong and Singapore newsrooms)

BRIEF-China Railway Construction's unit signs contract in Bangladesh worth 6.5 bln yuan Mon, 25 Aug 2014 03:31:38 -0700
Aug 25 (Reuters) - China Railway Construction Corp Ltd * Says unit signs highway construction contract inBangladesh worth 6.5 billion yuan (1.06 billion US dollar) Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/1qFSbtq Further company coverage: (1 US dollar = 6.1540 Chinese yuan) (Reporting by Hong Kong and Singapore newsrooms)

Angola: Chinese Company Completes Massive Angolan Railway Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:21:46 -0700
[Focac]Beijing -China Railway Construction, one of China's largest construction companies, finished building a massive railway line in Angola on Wednesday and plans to put into operation this year.

BRIEF-China Railway Construction's unit wins contract worth about 4.7 bln yuan Tue, 26 Aug 2014 02:07:40 -0700
Aug 26 (Reuters) - China Railway Construction Corp Ltd * Says unit wins bid for railway construction contract worthabout 4.7 billion yuan(763.95 million US dollar) Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/1qmTRvs Further company coverage: (1 US dollar = 6.1522 Chinese yuan) (Reporting by Hong Kong and Singapore newsrooms)

BRIEF-China Railway Construction's unit signs road project in Bolivia for about $579 mln Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:05:13 -0700
Aug 28 (Reuters) - China Railway Construction Corp Ltd * Says unit signs road project in Bolivia for about $579million Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/YY5mQ1 Further company coverage: (Reporting by Hong Kong and Singapore newsrooms)

Chinese Premier Urges China Railway to Explore Alternative Funding Sun, 24 Aug 2014 14:41:38 -0700
Chinese Premier Urges China Railway to Explore Alternative Funding

Bearish block trade of CHINA RAILWAY(00390) 778K shares at $4.1, $3.19M turnover Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:56:47 -0700
[Block Trade] A bearish block trade of 778K shares of CHINA RAILWAY(00390) occurred at price of H...

China July rail freight volume down 4.37% yoy Thu, 07 Aug 2014 23:23:01 -0700
China Railway Corporation reported the total delivery volume of rail freight had declined 4.37% yea...

Iran

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Myanmar

China, Myanmar: stop that train Wed, 13 Aug 2014 23:19:52 -0700
Since reports about the cancellation of a proposed US$20 billion railway line connecting China's southern Yunnan province with Myanmar's Rakhine western coast emerged in late July, conflicting accounts about the 1,200 kilometer project's status have raised new questions about the neighboring countries' commercial relations.

The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited Interim Results for the Six Months Ended 30 June 2014 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:03:00 -0700
* On 1 August 2014, the Group's magnificent new property in France, The Peninsula Paris, opened. * The Group has made significant progress with Grosvenor, its partner in London, on the design and planning for the future development of The Peninsula London. * On 28 January 2014, the Group announced a definitive conditional shareholders' agreement with its partners Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd. for ...

Through high-speed rail lines, China looks to expand reach Sat, 09 Aug 2014 04:57:58 -0700
High speed rail lines in the vast stretches of Asia fortifies China's dreams of penetrating trade routes into mainland of Southeast Asia.

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