Egypt fast tracks desalination as GRED fills up

Egypt is pumping neqrly $3bn into desalination project amid worries about the impact of Ethiopia's Renaissance…

Maersk halves train times from China to Europe via Turkey

The journey time for the movement of goods between China and Europe was effectively slashed in…

Riyadh and Tehran draw up new ‘soft power’ battle lines at Basra

More than a quarter of a century after the road to Basra briefly became short hand…

Future of Chabahar and Farzad B high on agenda for Rouhani visit to India

Progress on the upgrade of the Iranian port of Chabahar and delays over the awarding of…

Russia and Kazakhstan agree route for high-speed EurAsia Land Bridge

Plans for a  300km per hour  high-speed EurAsia Land Bridge rail link running from China to…

Baku helps Tehran out with loan for INSTC transport corridor

Work on the construction of the  144-km Rasht-Astara rail leg of Iran’s  section of the International…

Russia offers Japan bridge to Trans-Siberian Railway in Far East investment charm offensive

The prospect of being able to travel from London to Tokyo without risking wet feet was…

Work starts on India’s high-speed bullet train as rail network crumbles

India’s dream of enjoying the benefits of high-speed bullet transportation came one step closer to reality…

ADB pledges $5bn to India’s ECEC East Coast Economic Corridor

The Asian Development Bank (ADB)  yesterday committed $5bn to develop infrastructure along India’s East Coast Economic Corridor (ECEC)…

IFC signs up insurance giants to tackle Asian infrastructure needs

The IFC yesterday announced that it had teamed up with the Prudential’s Asian asset management business…

China pledges billions more to Belt and Road dream at first summit

China this week pledged at least a further  $20bn to the future  development of its Belt…