CARTAGENA, Colombia, April 24- Engineering work ordered by Colombia's constitutional court that would allow the country's main coal railway to operate at night was blocked by protesters shortly after the work got under way this week, a Mines and Energy Ministry official said on Friday. The Fenoco railway, owned and operated by a consortium of coal miners...» Read More
DETROIT— A woman of Arab and Jewish descent who was strip-searched at a Detroit- area airport has reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed on her behalf, the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday. Frontier Airlines, the Transportation Security Administration and Wayne County Airport Authority were named in the federal lawsuit. Hebshi of Sylvania, Ohio, was...
Kunal Sawhney, chief executive at Kalkine, explains why the global miner's first-quarter production report "doesn't look very good" compared to a year ago.
Speaking to CNBC at the Founders Forum Smart Nation Singapore conference, Steve Papa, founder of Parallel Wireless, discusses how next-generation wireless technology could become a reality.
While China and Pakistan share strong political ties, the relationship has become complicated in recent years, says Kerry Brown, director, China Studies Centre & Professor of Chinese Politics from University of Sydney.
Factors like economic stability enable Singapore to plan ahead for problems like an aging population, says Steve Leonard, executive deputy chairman of Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore.
Subways may no longer be digital black holes for riders, as many of the country's largest cities are working to bring cell service underground.
WASHINGTON— The Transportation Security Administration is tightening security rules for airline and airport workers in the wake of a criminal case in which an Atlanta baggage handler was accused of smuggling guns on commercial jets, Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said Monday. In the immediate aftermath of the December arrest, Johnson ordered a 90- day...
As Indonesia's infrastructure woes cannot be resolved quickly, the government should focus on a few success stories to send an encouraging signal to investors, says Chatib Basri, former finance minister of Indonesia from May 2013-October 2014.
China's president, Xi Jinping, travels to Pakistan on Monday laden with tens of billions of dollars in infrastructure and energy assistance.
Sofyan Djalil, Indonesia's coordinating minister for Economic Affairs, explains the progress of reforms in the country's land and power sectors.
While the Indonesian government has the political will to develop infrastructure, the private sector is taking the lead in rural areas, says Anderson Tanoto, director of RGE Group.
Eswar Prasad, senior professor of Trade Policy at Cornell University, says the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank poses a "significant challenge" to the existing structure of global institutions.
Bill Shuster, R- Pa., chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said Shelley Rubino, a vice president for global government affairs at Airlines for America, a trade association for major U.S. airlines, doesn't lobby him or his staff. Shuster represents the same congressional district that was represented by his father, Bud Shuster, who...
Speculation that China will use the AIIB to undermine U.S. power is unlikely as the development bank isn't part of the financial system, says Fraser Howie, managing director at Newedge Singapore.
Michael Pettis, finance professor at Peking University, explains why the reaction from the U.S. over the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank translates into a victory for China.
Singapore has been seen as a good example of a sustainable smart city, but the use of technology is not without its downsides. CNBC's Pauline Chiou reports.
Hugh Martin, chairman & CEO of Sensity Systems, introduces the company's idea to convert street lighting infrastructure into a sensor network.
While India's plan to get its cities working more efficiently is ambitious, it is a positive news for investors, says Nicholas Holt, Asia Pacific Head of Research at Knight Frank.
The U.K.; Germany; France and Italy have signed on to join China's Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. Discussing the United States' opposition, with CNBC's Jeff Cox and Ravin Ghandi, GMM Nonstick Coatings CEO,
With anti-pollution becoming a major focus for the Chinese government, some builders are turning to more innovative ways. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports.