Definition: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Roadways map
China to Boost Military Budget by 10.1%
Wall Street Journal - 3/5/2015 2:56:38 AM
“As a large country, China needs the military strength to be able to ... “Compared with other large countries, the road of China’s defense modernization is more difficult,” Ms. Fu said. “We have to rely on ourselves for most of our military ...
Adam Carolla: ‘Road Hard’ Set To Hit Theatres, Did Alison Rosen Make The Cut? (Video)
The Inquisitr - 3/5/2015 1:59:22 AM
But with Road Hard in the can and ready to hit screens across the country it shouldn’t be forgotten how Adam ... featuring the hilarious and challenging world of Adam Carolla in Road Hard.
China to boost military budget by 10 per cent
Ottawa Citizen - 3/4/2015 10:31:47 PM
Here is the rest of the Associated Press article: The increase to about $145 billion in spending would mark the fifth year in a row of double-digit increases despite the country ... the world’s largest standing military. “China has a tougher road ...
World’s 15 Countries with the Most People Exposed to River Floods
WRI - 3/5/2015 5:48:26 AM
So, the developing world is expected to see more GDP exposed to flood risks in 2030, driven largely by socio-economic change. India, for example, faces more potential change in exposed GDP than any other country. Using a middle-of-the road scenario ...
China Has Announced Plans For A ‘World Currency’
michaelsnyder.mensnewsdaily.com - 3/4/2015 9:55:59 PM
The Chinese do not plan to live in a world dominated by the U.S. dollar for much longer ... they are more than willing to step up to the plate. So will the road to the future be paved with Chinese currency? Please feel free to share what you think ...
Fuelling Troubles for Jonathan, Is This The End Of The Road For GEJ
Osun Defender - 3/5/2015 12:26:19 AM
In my column of last week “On The Trail of Oil Thieves” , I explained the problem that has led to a situation in which 1212 trucks are put on the dilapidated roads in our country on a daily ... the most unsecured in the world. That explains why we ...
What’s it like to live in Qatar, the world's richest country?
Daily Telegraph - 11/11/2012 8:42:00 PM
Qatar is still a country in transition. Its “2030 vision” pledges a world-class infrastructure ... with many expats having no choice but to educate their children at home. Doha’s roads are buckling under the strain – friends report commutes ...
Accept Bad Roads; We're A Third World Country – Urban Roads dept
Peacefmonline - 11/18/2014 12:27:21 PM
Ghanaians must learn to tolerate the nature of their roads because Ghana is a Third World country hoping to catch up with the developed world, an official of the Urban Roads department has said. According to Benjamin Adomah, inasmuch as the department is ...
WHO: UAE can be world's best country in road safety
oneindia.com - 11/6/2013 4:55:30 PM
Abu Dhabi, Nov 6: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has all the potential to be the best country in the world in road safety or at least among the top five, said a senior official of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Etienne Krug, director of WHO's ...
1.2 Billion Vehicles On World's Roads Now, 2 Billion By 2035: Report
Green Car Reports - 7/28/2014 11:59:42 PM
The Ward's calculation totaled passenger cars, light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks, and buses, but it did not include off-road or heavy construction ... than Western countries; it has 1.3 billion of the world's 7 billion residents, but only 100 million ...
Netherlands Is The 1st Country To Open A Solar Road For Public Use
collective-evolution.com - 11/8/2014 11:59:14 PM
The world’s first solar bike lane is soon to be available for use ... “If all the roads in the US were converted to solar roadways, the Solar Roadways website claims, the country would generate three times as much energy as it currently uses and ...
Road death toll in Thailand among highest in the world
THE NATION - 3/16/2013 12:55:49 AM
Up to 26,000 people are killed in road accidents every year in Thailand, which puts the country in the 6th spot in terms of road ... Dr Witaya Chadbanchachai, who is collaborating with the World Health Organisation (WHO) in an accident-prevention campaign ...
Shania Twain Announced First World Tour In Eleven Years And Says It Will Be Her Last One
International Business Times - 3/5/2015 6:09:55 AM
Twain is launching a farewell world tour ... "Rock This Country" tour in Seattle on June 5, 2015 and will perform in 48 cities throughout the U.S. and Canada. The Canadian-born singer said this is a “very, very important time on the road” for her ...
A Shocking Map of Traffic Fatalities Around the World
Slate - 9/19/2013 7:32:38 PM
Editor Tom Hundley notes that traffic fatalities around the world have reached 1.24 million ... An estimated 1.5 million of them race across the country, representing more than half of all vehicles on the road. The use of motorcycles has grown by an ...
China says progress made in 'Silk Road' and 'Maritime Silk Road' projects
Economic Times - 3/5/2015 12:50:46 PM
We will make China's interior and border areas more open to the outside world and promote innovation ... Europe along the ancient Silk Road through Central Asia. China is increasingly recognised as a major responsible country on the international stage ...