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.
Pakistan’s Road Warriors Are on Top of the Cricket World
New York Times - 8/25/2016 4:44:51 PM
London — Pakistan’s seven-year road trip has reached a destination few had forecast ... I only see my sister once a year. We are out of the country all of the time.” Pakistan has continued to grow talent. When its leading spin bowler Saeed Ajmal ...
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.
World’s First Self-Driving Taxis Hit Singapore Streets In Limited Trials
International Business Times - 8/25/2016 8:09:27 AM
The world’s first-ever self-driving taxis hit the roads in Singapore on Thursday in a limited public trial. The “robo-taxi” service is taking place in a hi-tech business district in the western part of the country, where developer nuTonomy has been ...
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 ...
Singapore’s obsession with control is why it’s now the first country with self-driving taxis
Quartz - 8/22/2016 8:05:51 AM
If you cherish the freedom of the open country road, Singapore is probably not for you. Apart from being tiny, the tightly controlled city-state has one of the most highly managed driving environments in the world. But if you’re in the business of self ...
'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 ...
World's first driverless taxi trial kicks off in Singapore
sgcarmart.com - 8/26/2016 2:10:21 AM
Singapore yesterday became the first country in the world to have on-demand driverless taxis - a new ... With that, the start-up won bragging rights as offering the first public road tests of driverless taxis, beating out giants such as Uber, which will ...
Around the world
The Bulletin - 8/25/2016 7:05:02 AM
Colombia deal — Colombia’s government and the country’s biggest rebel group reached a historic deal Wednesday evening for ending a half-century of hostilities in one of the world’s longest ... driving cars on public roads for several years ...
MIT spinout NuTonomy just beat Uber to launch the world’s first self-driving taxi
TechCrunch - 8/25/2016 4:49:01 AM
NuTonomy, a three-year-old company that span out of MIT, announced that its first autonomous vehicles available for public hire have hit the roads of the Southeast Asian country today ... The public trial is a world-first, but it is starting in a ...
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 ...
Huge ‘Silk Road’ opportunities for Philippines, China — economist
conceptnewscentral.com - 8/26/2016 8:51:13 AM
Zhang, who is also the Director of the Institute of World Economic and Politics of the prestigious ... headway in strengthening economic ties with the countries covered by the Belt and Road (B&R) project, Zhang said. At present, more than 100 countries ...
A World Away: North Alabama churches providing hope in Liberia
Decatur Daily - 8/26/2016 12:08:40 AM
Calvary Love Ministries Alabama to Liberia Pipe Line Road. Here, on Africa’s west coast, in the world’s third-poorest country, in a nation ravaged by civil war and disease, north Alabama churches are offering hope. Beyond the sign is Calvary Love ...
India: The road less travelled
Gulf News - 8/26/2016 12:58:46 AM
On display in monumental havelis is the largest concentration of frescoes in the world. Themes include mythology and history ... taken it beyond to a large community of NRIs in more than 90 countries worldwide through active export. The elephants of ...
A Long Road Ahead
www.thecipherbrief.com - 8/26/2016 6:13:44 AM
Five years after the Tunisian Revolution in January 2011, the country has become the only liberal democracy in the Arab World. This successful transition from autocratic rule is especially impressive when compared to the relapse into authoritarianism or ...