At least eight dead in collapse of residential building in Lagos

Jul 27, 2017

At least eight dead in collapse of residential building in Lagos

A four-story residential building collapsed in Nigeria's largest city and killed at least eight people, including a child, emergency officials and an Associated Press photographer in Lagos said Wednesday. Authorities said at least 15 people had been rescued from the rubble of the building that ...

Jan 18, 2017

China to invest $25 billion in Xinjiang roads: China Daily

China plans to invest about 170 billion yuan ($24.81 billion) in roads in the conflict-prone far western region of Xinjiang, the official China Daily reported on Wednesday. Hundreds have died in recent years in unrest in Xinjiang, blamed by Beijing on Islamist militants who want ...

Work continues to fill huge sinkhole in center of Fukuoka

Nov 9, 2016

Work continues to fill huge sinkhole in center of Fukuoka

Construction workers continued work in downtown Fukuoka on Wednesday to fill in a huge sinkhole that opened up the previous day beneath a major road as the mayor of the city said the Fukuoka Municipal Government aims to have the road repaired and open ...

Oct 19, 2016

Business tops Abe's talks with Brazil's Temer

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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Brazilian counterpart, President Michel Temer, agreed Wednesday to pursue economic cooperation in infrastructure projects, while the new Brazilian president seeks foreign investment in a bid to shore up the nation's battered economy. The two leaders reached a deal to ...

Aug 31, 2016

Low investment in G-7 nations clashes with central bank efforts

One big reason the global economy is spinning its wheels: some of the world's richest governments are being tightwads. Group of Seven governments have been cutting their investment spending since a brief surge as the global financial crisis took hold. As a share of the ...