LOCAL Government Secretary Robert Jenrick will announce a shake-up of the UK's "outdated and cumbersome" planning rules this week, which he said will accelerate home construction and spur vital...

AT A cavernous factory in the Chinese city of Xuzhou, 100 new workers have just been hired to produce giant construction cranes.

HAVING suffered the worst first-half performance in any year since 2008, a gauge of Philippine property stocks is faring worse than the country's benchmark index in 2020 after six years of...

SINOHYDRO Corporation Limited (Singapore Branch) has clinched a S$449.6 million contract to construct the civil and structural components of domestic liquids modules (DLMs) for the Tuas Water...

[ZURICH] Swiss elevator and escalator maker Schindler on Friday announced 2,000 job cuts over two years after first-half profit fell more than a quarter, as the Covid-19 pandemic slammed the...

CONSTRUCTION companies have been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, but analysts and market players said demand for infrastructure is expected to remain strong and will drive the recovery of...

[TOKYO] Japan will focus on strengthening its digital infrastructure and natural disaster preparedness, while putting a key budget-balancing target on the back burner, according to annual...

JAPAN is planning to upgrade the digital infrastructure of government ministries and public services next year after the Covid-19 pandemic revealed the dated nature of its administrative...

[LONDON] Prospects for nearly half of the world's projects to build infrastructure for exporting liquefied natural gas have faltered in recent months, amid rising concerns about climate change,...

[WASHINGTON] The US House of Representatives approved a US$1.5 trillion infrastructure package on Wednesday by a 233-to-188 vote to boost spending on roads, bridges, public transit and rail, but...