SACRAMENTO, Calif.— More than two months after calling a special session to address California's transportation funding backlog, Gov. The $65 charge would generate $2 billion a year, while $500 million would come from fees charged to polluters and $100 million from so-called "efficiencies" at Caltrans, which the independent state legislative analyst has said...» Read More
Jakarta will soon receive its first mass transit railway project to help end the gridlock that brings the capital to a near halt during rush hour.
"There's no reason we have to spend on defense at the rates we've had," said Richard Haass, Council On Foreign Relations president, providing insight on how to fix the nation's growing debt burden.
Andy Brown, analyst at Panmure Gordon, explains why he keeps his buy stance on Balfour Beatty, despite the company issuing a second profit warning in six months.
Darren Schuringa, managing partner at Yorkville Capital, explains why the U.S. energy boom provides a lot of opportunities, especially in infrastructure assets which offer very good returns.
Paul McNamara, investment director at GAM, explains that the Chinese government has a lot more scope to deal with economic troubles and that a full-scale crisis in the country is highly unlikely.
Andre Loesekrug-Pietri, chairman and managing partner at A Capital, explains why urbanization is the Chinese "mega trend" and that it offers a lot of opportunities.
James Kynge, principal of China Confidential at the Financial Times, says the disappointing Chinese quarterly growth is a "blip", as funding for construction projects and fixed asset investments remain very strong.
Brett Himbury, CEO of Industry Funds Management says the company's deal to acquire two ports in Australia should deliver good revenue growth with expectations for trade activity to pick up.
Rotana CEO Selim El-Zyr discusses business opportunities in Iraq and Iran, both of which he says have "huge untapped potential".
Indonesia is seeking investors for $9 billion worth of water, road, air and seaport projects in what will be a litmus test of Southeast Asian countries' ability to seize on ripe financial conditions to upgrade decrepit infrastructure.
Cesar Purisima, finance secretary of the Philippines, tells CNBC that the country's credit rating upgrade by Fitch is a "landmark achievement" and says the government will now focus more on infrastructure, fiscal strength and opening up the economy to the rest of the world.
Ed Balls, shadow chancellor, Labour Party, says the UK economy has flatlined and the budget should have gone further on housing and infrastructure investment.
A new report gives U.S. infrastructure a D+, which is actually a slight improvement from its grade in 2009. Former Gov. Ed Rendell (D-PA) provides perspective.
When it comes to maintaining and investing in infrastructure, America is seeing some progress, but still not making the grade.
Andrew Charlesworth, fund manager at JLIF discusses his company's results and the government's support for infrastructure, which he hopes to see reaffirmed in the coming Budget.
Eric Spiegel, Siemens U.S. president & CEO, discusses investing in infrastructure and manufacturing trends in the U.S., with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar looks at Midas in the daily 'Stock in 60' segment after shares rose over 4% on announcements of government restructuring and urbanization in China.
Tao Wang, Head of China Economic Research at UBS Securities expects China CPI to slip below 3% in March. She believes government restructuring should pave the way for infrastructure investment.
James Chanos, Kynikos Associates, shares his views on the outlook on China, and why investors should avoid anything having to do with the Chinese property markets. (0:57)
President of the Brazilian Development Bank Luciano Coutinho, offers insight on how Brazil is funding infrastructure projects.