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
Upgrade of Road Network to Improve Connectivity in Timor-Leste
The World Bank - 7/23/2014 3:55:53 AM
“Building a good quality road will reduce the number of traffic accidents, decrease travel times and the overall costs of maintenance,” said Franz Drees-Gross, World Bank Country Director for Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste, and the Pacific Islands.
World Cup: Portrait of a Meltdown: Brazil's Road to the Mineirão
Wall Street Journal - 7/18/2014 11:25:38 AM
Disputes, many near violence, had already broken out in the section. Brazil's political divide was widening in real time at the World Cup. The country's emotional volatility was reflected in its team, which seemed to be playing not only for their sporting ...
World Bank Announces Its new Country Representative for Timor-Leste
Hispanic Business - 7/15/2014 2:18:00 AM
She will also attend the Presentation Ceremony for the World Bank-financed Dili-Ainaro Road rehabilitation. She will be accompanied by the World Bank Country Director for Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and the Pacific Islands, Franz Drees-Gross as well as ...
UAE’s road quality ranked best in the world
Pakistan Defence - 7/18/2014 7:58:02 AM
The UAE’s highways are considered the best quality in the world, according to the World ... scoring 6.2 points each. Road conditions in low-income countries were rated the lowest. The country with the lowest score was Moldova (1.7 points), said to ...
The country should find a lasting solution to the continued road carnage. UPND
Lusaka Times - 7/18/2014 11:11:19 AM
UPND Vice President Dr. Canisius Banda says there is need to seriously observe and enhance road safety measures in the country to make them in line with the World Health Organization [WHO] guidelines and recommendation. Dr. Banda said it is imperative that ...
Miranda Lambert: Life on the road with a country superstar
Opelousas Daily World - 7/23/2014 3:08:46 PM
She is also the subject of a special exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville through November. Before setting off on the road again this summer - the nationwide tour kicked off July 10 in Fort Loramie, Ohio, and will keep her busy through at ...
World's Most Dangerous Roads
Radio Times - 7/24/2014 3:40:23 AM
And it’s a very plausible substitute, packing off celebrities in rugged four-wheel-drives on scenic (and perilous) journeys across the Third World ... along the infamous `Road of Death', only to find themselves deep in bandit country.
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: victims revealed as world looks for answers
New York Daily News - 7/18/2014 5:02:04 PM
She was with the airline for nine years and considered traveling the world a dream job, according to her family ... Separatists established five check points along the road from Donetsk, the region's largest city and a stronghold for pro-Russian militants.
‘No Country’ road
LJWORLD - 4/24/2008 11:57:49 PM
I try to give clues to everyone else through lighting and mood," he says. For "No Country," the 58-year-old designer began by making concept sketches in order to visualize the world of the Cormac McCarthy novel. Once those were approved by the directors ...
Road tripping through North Korea – in pictures
theguardian.com - 7/22/2014 2:09:42 AM
Even the country's own citizens need a state-issued permit (or enough ... these pictures also help to shed new light on everyday life in one of the most closed societies in the world. Here's our pick of the best:
Behind the A-bomb: 'Manhattan' tells story of isolated outpost where American scientists developed World War II's ultimate weapon
New York Daily News - 7/22/2014 6:34:33 AM
The place where American scientists developed the atomic bombs that ended World War II had several similarities to the Japanese internment camp a few miles down the road. The government ... is that it brought together the country’s greatest scientific ...
World's most stylish supercars take a luxury road trip
CNN - 6/6/2014 9:55:16 PM
Do you fancy driving a Lamborghini down a picturesque country road in France, revving your car's powerful engine while the stunning scenery whizzes past you? And how about an al-fresco Michelin-star lunch, followed by a helicopter ride to Monaco and ...
Electronic payments benefit people excluded from formal financial services: MasterCard Country Manager
Daily News Egypt - 7/23/2014 5:17:37 PM
Country Manager of MasterCard Egypt, highlighted the programmes and services the credit card provider offers. He also highlighted the “Road to Inclusion Report” adopted by MasterCard. Of the approximately 85 million people in Egypt today, the World ...
A surprising map of countries that have the most traffic deaths
Washington Post - 1/18/2013 8:18:38 PM
Thanks to a combination of insufficient or nonexistent safety laws, poor infrastructure and a lack of enforcement, low- and middle-income countries account for 48 percent of the world’s vehicles but more than 90 percent of the world’s road traffic ...
Rio Olympics organizers can glean lessons from Brazil’s World Cup
The Miami Herald - 7/19/2014 3:49:18 PM
Don’t over-promise Instead of the usual eight or nine World Cup host cities, Brazil chose to have 12 to spread development around the continent-size country. Beyond building or renovating stadiums in each of those cities, Brazil wanted to use interest in ...