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
15 of the world's happiest places
CNN - 1/16/2017 10:05:01 AM
When the house was built, Sathorn Road would have been a country retreat from a ... Owensboro, KY 42301 MORE: Where are the world's happiest countries? Cherry blossom season in Kyoto, Japan In early April, cherry blossoms bloom along Kyoto's Okazaki ...
Solar Roadways and Solar Road Panels: Debunked/Busted or A Great Idea?
INSIDER MONKEY - 1/18/2017 9:12:32 AM
Renewable energy has been heralded as the breakthrough that will change the world for the ... one spot in the 8 Countries that Produce the Most Solar Energy. Now, the latest idea in respect of solar power is creating solar road panels and solar roadways.
Xinhua Insight: "Healthy" Silk Road leads to healthier int'l cooperation
english.sina.com - 1/19/2017 2:33:28 PM
In July 2016， a high-level conference on intellectual property for countries along the Belt and Road， organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)， was held in Beijing， attracting 300 participants from some 60 countries.
Top 10 Plug-in Vehicle Adopting Countries of 2016
Hybrid Cars - 1/18/2017 2:03:02 AM
The country’s global share is a modest 1.3 percent of the total of all PEVs in the world, and the best-selling vehicle last ... and today an astonishing 4.8 percent – almost one in 20 – cars on the road have plug ports. Best sellers among the new ...
The Country’s Most Expensive Home Costs $250M and Comes With a $30M Car Collection
hauteresidence.com - 1/19/2017 12:00:09 AM
The country’s most expensive home ever has ... Nicknamed the “Eighth Wonder of the World,” the 55,000-square-foot, brand-new construction, located at 924 Bel Air Road in Bel Air, California, comes with a $30 million car collection, a full-time ...
Silk Road route back in business as China train rolls into London
The Guardian - 1/16/2017 11:55:22 PM
Differing rail gauges in countries along ... traders from all over the world congregate. The goods brought to Britain by the East Wind are not as exotic as the peacocks and gemstones that were once transported along the Silk Road, which ran through Europe ...
The new silk road: From China to the U.K., world’s longest train route arrives in London
Financial Post - 1/19/2017 9:11:21 AM
It was once known as the Silk Road ... from both countries, hoping the service will herald a new era in Anglo-Chinese trade links. Its arrival coincides with even greater emphasis being placed on Britain’s export business with the wider world after ...
Belt and Road initiative boosts green energy along New Silk Road
ECNS - 1/17/2017 8:05:07 PM
China's energy conglomerate Zonergy is currently completing the construction of the world's largest solar park ... said "we see the initiative indeed as a catalyst because most countries along the Belt and Road enjoy long sunny periods compared to other ...
Globalisation Under Attack, World Needs Reality Check: Nirmala Sitharaman
NDTV - 1/19/2017 12:17:28 PM
At an event on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum here organised by Indian industry chamber CII on Wednesday, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the widespread discontent, especially in countries ... Indian Road Transport and Shipping ...
Atlas Copco plans to sell Dynapac road equipment division
Equipment World - 1/16/2017 7:09:02 PM
Dynapac, the road construction equipment division of Atlas Copco ... The division has sales and service operations in 37 countries worldwide, production units in five countries, and employs 1,265 people. Atlas Copco acquired Dynapac in 2007.
Peru: Bribes by Brazilian Builder Cost Country $283 Million
ABC News - 1/11/2017 9:20:50 AM
Odebrecht eventually was awarded the roads contract. Kuczynski has denied any wrongdoing ... settle allegations that they bribed government officials in a dozen countries around the world. As part of the plea agreement with the U.S. Justice Department ...
FULL TEXT: May's speech to the 2017 World Economic Forum
The Business Insider - 1/19/2017 6:05:14 AM
It means we must go through a tough negotiation and forge a new role for ourselves in the world. It means accepting that the road ahead will be uncertain at times, but believing that it leads towards a brighter future for our country’s children ...
3,000 Miles Off-Broadway Productions Presents The Highway Men LIVE
Broadway World - 1/19/2017 11:48:50 AM
Perhaps the greatest country music super group in history, the Highwaymen traveled the world performing country music to millions ... Dukes of Hazard, On the Road Again, Ghost Riders in the Sky, Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain, I Walk the Line, Good Ol ...
50 cyclists killed or seriously injured every year because of Britain’s poor roads
The Independent - 1/20/2017 12:56:14 AM
“It is ludicrous to expect country-wide action with this amount of funding ... A Department for Transport spokesperson said: “Britain has some of the safest roads in the world but we are committed to reducing the number of cyclists killed and ...
Sorry, But My Country Is Ugly – By Okey Ndibe
omojuwa.com - 1/19/2017 12:24:37 PM
In no other place in the world had I seen trash so openly ... and yet fail to realise that our country has become—is—an endless open toilet, overflowing with septic sludge? Traveling by road, I saw Nigeria in a new way. The portrait, unflattering ...