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.
Zaha Hadid Architects has announced that construction on the new exhibition and conference centre, a part of the Chengdu’s Unicorn Island masterplan, in Sichuan province, West China is nearing completion.
Kerjaya Prospek Group has secured a contract worth MYR617m ($151m) from Aspen Group for the construction of a luxury residential project in Penang, Malaysia.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to provide a loan of $137m for the construction of 202km road in Mongolia.
Ineos Styrolution, a German styrenics supplier, has announced its plans to build a new ABS plant in China with a planned annual capacity of 600,000 tonnes.
UAE-based renewable energy company Masdar has signed an agreement with Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Energy to build a 200MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Azerbaijan.
Japanese automotive giant Toyota has unveiled plans to build a prototype city of the future, which will serve as a fully connected ecosystem powered by hydrogen fuel cells.
UK-based healthcare services company International Hospitals Group (IHG) has been selected for the construction of three hospitals in Oman.
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has commenced construction on Phase 4 of Delhi Metro at Haiderpur Badli Mor in New Delhi, India.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a $500m loan for two investment projects in Turkey.
Thailand-based property developer Magnolia Quality Development Corporation (MQDC) has announced plans to increase the investment for The Forestias, a mixed-use multi-generational lifestyle project on Bangna-Trad Road in Thailand, from $2.98bn to $4.14bn.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has given its approval to provide $200m loan to the Philippine government for implementing major infrastructure projects under the ‘Build, Build, Build’ (BBB) development programme.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $110m loan for the construction of Obigarm-Nurobod road in Tajikistan.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide a loan of $33.26m for a project to design the Dhaka Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Line 5 (Southern Route) in Bangladesh.
Hyundai Motor Company has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Indonesian government for the construction of its first vehicle manufacturing plant in the country.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has granted $278m loan to build and improve part of East–West Highway in Georgia.
German chemical firm BASF has broken ground on a $10bn integrated petrochemical complex in China.
Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded a contract worth S$739.5m ($543m) to China Railway 11 Bureau Group’s Singapore branch for the construction of Tengah Depot and its associated facilities for the Jurong Region Line (JRL).