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
World’s First Self-Driving Taxis Hit the Road in Singapore
The Wall Street Journal - 8/25/2016 3:33:16 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.
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 Bank sanctions USD 55m loan for Nepal road, bridge upgrade
Financial Express - 8/28/2016 12:23:36 PM
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.
World Cup of Golf field finalised
insidegolf.com.au - 8/26/2016 10:41:35 PM
Tickets and hospitality packages starting at $30 are now available by visiting the World Cup of Golf website at ... the stunning Great Ocean Road scenic drive and abundant native Australian wildlife. Victoria’s landscapes offer everything from ...
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 ...
Singapore rolls out world’s first self-driving taxis
Market Watch - 8/25/2016 9:21:02 AM
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.
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 ...
'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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
World of Beer hiring, expects October opening
Observer & Eccentric Newspapers - 8/25/2016 5:42:07 PM
While not a brewery, World of Beer is expected to bolster Canton’s place on the craft beer map because it will offer 550 different bottled brews from about 30 countries and another ... is taking shape on Ford Road, west of Lilley, placing it along ...
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 ...
Six New European UNESCO Wonders Of The World To Visit Before The Crowds Get There
Forbes - 8/28/2016 6:07:12 PM
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 ...
Volunteers give kiss of life as Laos road death tolls mount
Channel News Asia - 8/28/2016 5:28:25 AM
Poorly maintained roads, dilapidated vehicles ... Since 2000, Laos' GDP has increased 12 times, reaching US$12.3 billion in 2015. But the country currently has one of the world's lowest spends on healthcare. In recent years it has averaged just 0.5 ...
Exclusive: World Record 4380 yard shot
thefirearmblog.com - 8/25/2016 11:54:21 PM
We are located in pancake-flat country by the sea. It also makes a slight difference ... Still, and to be honest, we dragged our frame to further distance that some who has announced having world records have ever shot. But not so much because of ...