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In the aftermath of China's recent high-speed train collision, citizens have lashed out at the government's handling of the disaster on weibo, the Chinese version of Twitter. The NYT reports.
The Chinese rating agency best known for downgrading US sovereign debt last year, has come under fire domestically for giving the country’s embattled railway ministry a higher rating than the government. The FT reports.
Discussing the FAA standoff and why Congress can't get the deal done, with CNBC's Hampton Pearson; Randy Babbitt, FAA Administrator; Jared Bernstein. Center on Budget & Policy Priorities, and Armstrong Williams, television and radio host.
The FAA is seeking an extension on temporary funding to end a partial shutdown that's gone on for nearly two weeks. Insight with Ray LaHood, Secretary of Transportation.
After days of growing public fury over last month’s high-speed train crash and the government’s reaction, Chinese authorities have enacted a virtual news blackout on the disaster except for positive stories or information officially released by the government. The NYT reports.
In the last year and a half, many rail experts in China have warned that the country’s rush to build the world’s longest and fastest high speed rail network in record time was a recipe for disaster. The FT reports.
A deadly train accident in eastern China has added to a national sense of unease that safety may have been sacrificed in the country’s rush to modernize. The NYT reports.
NBC's Jinah Kim reports on the closing of California's I-405 freeway for repairs; and fixing and paying for America's aging roadways, bridges and pipes, with Norman Mineta, former U.S. Transportation Secretary, and Andrew Herrmann, American Society of Civil Engineers.
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The end of Europe's love affair with nuclear energy provides fertile ground for the development of other renewable sources of power, according to the head of European infrastructure at private equity house Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR), which has just completed a major deal in the sector.
Housing construction is such a driver of the Chinese economy that if a real estate bubble were to burst the resulting shock could see economic growth fall to the low single digits. The FT reports.
China's government has got an ambitious plan to divert trillions of gallons of water from the Yangtze River to quench the thirst of the millions of Chinese in the country's north plain. But the expensive plan is raising a lot of eyebrows. The NYT reports.
If recent land auctions across China are anything to go by, then Beijing’s efforts to cool the country’s sizzling residential property market are finally beginning to work after a year of moral suasion and threats to local governments, banks and developers. The FT reports.
The question now is how much economic growth may slow, before the authorities shift from controlling inflation to revving the growth engine. The NYT reports.