Japanese automaker Suzuki Motor has announced that its subsidiary in Myanmar, Suzuki Thilawa Motor, will build a new automobile plant in the country.
Dutch architecture and urban design company MVRDV has been selected to design the 101,300m² Shimao ShenKong International Centre mixed-use development in Shenzhen, China.
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has secured a contract from JERA Power Anegasaki, a part of JERA, to build three new gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) generation units at the Anegasaki Thermal Power Station in Japan.
A joint venture of John Holland and McConnell Dowell South East Asia has won a contract, valued at S$265.4m ($186.1m), from the Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore to design and construct three Jurong Region Line (JRL) stations and associated viaducts.
Starbucks Coffee Company is planning to build a roasting facility in China, with an investment of approximately $130m.
The Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan has signed three new agreements, worth over $2bn, with the Saudi Arabian utility developer ACWA Power to strengthen the country’s energy industry.
The US Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract to Jacobs Engineering Group to provide design services for a $605m (£472m) military base in South Korea.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has agreed to provide a $200m loan to Bangladesh to upgrade the power supply network in its capital Dhaka and the country’s western zone.
Samsung Electronics has started construction on a new $220m Research and Development Center in Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam.
The New Zealand Transport Agency has shortlisted two teams for the design and construction of the proposed Northern Pathway harbour bridge.
India is set to open the world’s largest cricket stadium, named Motera Stadium, in Ahmedabad in the state of Gujarat.
Singapore-based Atlantic Gulf & Pacific (AG&P) has broken ground on LNG import facility at Karaikal Port, Puducherry in India.
The Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore has awarded three contracts worth SGD596m ($428.6m) to construct four stations for the Jurong Region Line (JRL) and their associated viaducts.
The Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA), a government body under the Ministry of Transport, has awarded a contract, worth S$416.5 ($301.7m), to Hyundai Rotem (HRC) for the Jurong Region Line (JRL) in the western part of Singapore.
A consortium of L&T’s Metallurgical & Material Handling (MMH) business and Mitsubishi has commissioned a hot strip mill with a production capacity of three million tonnes per annum capacity, at the Steel Authority of India’s (SAIL) Rourkela steel plant in Odisha, India.
Singapore-based ChemOne Group has announced plans to build a $3.38bn aromatics plant, named Pengerang Energy Complex (PEC), in Johor, Malaysia.
Marubeni has decided to construct two offshore projects with a combined capacity of 140MW, at Akita Port and Noshiro Port in Akita Prefecture, Japan.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to advance a loan of $150m for infrastructure development in Tajikistan, involving the construction of a 44km stretch of M41 highway.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to finance €600m for the development of €1.77bn Pune metro project in Maharashtra, India.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), a Chicago-based architecture firm, has completed the Tianjin Finance Centre, a 530m glass skyscraper, located in Tianjin, China.