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, 2014See also: Roadways map
Take Me Home, Country Road
friendlyfairytales.com - 8/29/2016 10:56:31 AM
shining road to the sky. Note: This photo was taken from the top of ... cold raindrops flattening my hair. We were in our own world, separated from everything we knew, by fog and rain. We had to go back on a sunny day. Re: the title, I’ve been hearing ...
UCI world road championship quotas announced
cyclingmagazine.ca - 8/26/2016 11:53:10 PM
The UCI has announced the number of riders countries can enter into the 2016 world road championships which take place in Doha, Qatar from October 9 to 16. Canada will field a roster of six riders in both the elite men’s and the elite women’s road ...
World’s First Self-Driving Taxis Hit the Road in Singapore
The Wall Street Journal - 8/25/2016 7:08:01 PM
SINGAPORE—Singapore became the first country in the world to launch a self-driving taxi service on Thursday, beating ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. by mere days to public road tests of a technology that could revolutionize the transport industry.
World Bank sanctions USD 55m loan for Nepal road, bridge upgrade
Webindia 123 - 8/28/2016 11:54:58 AM
Takuya Kamata, World Bank Country Manager for Nepal said that the primary focus ... He said that the RSDP has been the cornerstone of the bank's support for Nepal's strategic roads network for nearly a decade. (ANI in inputs)
'We just want to live' – on the road with South Sudan's refugees
The Guardian - 8/25/2016 1:10:06 PM
Crammed into three coaches, these are the latest of more than 88,000 South Sudanese refugees to seek asylum here since early July, when civil war restarted in the world’s newest country ... “Whether you were on the road, and whether you were at ...
Volunteers give kiss of life as Laos road tolls mount
Yahoo News - 8/28/2016 4:09:40 AM
where rampant drink driving brings nightly carnage to the roads. It is a grim scene familiar the world over. But in Laos, an impoverished and authoritarian communist country with almost no state-funded medical services, these kind of vital lifesavers are ...
NRI plans 32,000km road trip from UK to India
Times of India - 8/26/2016 1:48:53 AM
000km road trip through 32 countries in approximately 75 days all by herself. Of course Kamble aims to break stereotypes and raise awareness about women's equality while setting a neat world record as well. The drive, which will traverse varying terrain ...
Six New European UNESCO Wonders Of The World To Visit Before The Crowds Get There
Forbes - 8/29/2016 12:19:25 AM
He left his mark on countries around the globe – Argentina ... The Via Egnatia, one of the longest military and trading roads in the ancient world, passed through Philippi making it a forefront of major historical events. Over the centuries the site ...
With health care scarce, first aid volunteers key lifesavers on deadly roads of Laos
Japan Times - 8/29/2016 1:59:38 AM
where rampant drunken driving brings nightly carnage to the roads. It is a grim scene familiar the world over. But in Laos, an impoverished and authoritarian communist country with almost no state-funded medical services, these kind of vital lifesavers are ...
In a country where outages are the norm, a Lebanese town now has power 24/7
Washington Post - 8/28/2016 6:54:19 AM
Roads are no longer dark at night ... And if you don’t think that’s a big deal, ask residents of just about any other town in this tiny country. They endure daily outages that can last 18 hours, so they pay exorbitant fees to opportunistic owners ...
Timor-Leste: First Section of Vital Road Works Completed
Press Release Point - 8/26/2016 10:17:07 AM
Dili, August 26, 2016 – The upgraded Halilaran – Laulara Road was officially opened today by the Minister of Public Works Transport and Communications, H.E. Gastao F. De Sousa and World Bank Country Representative, Bolormaa Amgaabazar. The completion ...
Global Geotextile Market 2016: By Application Road Construction, Erosion Control, Drainage, Others
qwtjlive.com - 8/29/2016 2:31:16 PM
Geotextile technology uses polymer for the construction of drains, roads, harbors etc. Geotextile is the emerging ... geotextile based roadway construction in BRIC and other developing countries is driving the demand for the technology in the coming ...
Belt and Road Forum to Give Further Support to Chinese Energy Enterprises
PR Newswire - 8/29/2016 4:08:29 AM
According to the report by World Bank in June, 2016 ... There are many preferential policies to encourage international investment in the countries along the new Silk Road with different models. "They can help companies solve the financing bottlenecks ...
Syrian Rebels Threaten Territory Held by Kurds, in a Clash of U.S. Allies
New York Times - 8/29/2016 1:16:41 AM
BEIRUT, Lebanon — In a new escalation that further complicates American involvement in the Syrian war, Syrian rebels pressed deeper into the northern part of the country on Sunday ... including the Islamic State, and a road map to a political transition ...
Countries Registering The Fewest New Businesses Per Capita
worldatlas.com - 8/26/2016 5:19:27 PM
Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Bhutan, India, Guinea, and Japan are five countries ... in the world. The industrial sector has just begun to develop, and so most of the trade comes from cottage industry. It has no railways, and road development ...