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 ...
Road Trip to Trump’s Inauguration: ‘Glad to See My Efforts Come to Fruition’
nytimes.com - 1/19/2017 11:23:11 PM
8:35 a.m.: We take off down a narrow winding road, not really even ... though he was raised in the country. But he is a car guy. Big-time. He has a collection of cars, apart from the car lot — Maynard’s Auto World — including the replica General ...
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.
At least 8 survivors, including two children, rescued from Italian hotel buried by avalanche
FOX News - 1/20/2017 1:13:32 PM
By late Thursday, only 25 vehicles had arrived, along with 135 rescue workers, and civil protection authorities said part of the night was spent trying to widen the road. The first rescue ... the first to arrive on cross-country skis after a seven ...
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 ...
WEF guests see progress in Belt and Road
newsghana.com.gh - 1/20/2017 7:08:28 AM
Guests who attended the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos said that much perceivable progress under China’s Belt and Road Initiative, although still very young, has already set down roots in countries along its path. Looking ahead ...
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 ...
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 ...
Road Safety: Education, Engineering, Enforcement and Emergency Care
Greater Kashmir - 1/19/2017 8:09:54 PM
A large majority (92%) of road fatalities occur in the low and middle income countries; while remaining 8% occur in ... Surveys around the world have revealed most people have belief that their driving and crash avoidance skills are above average.
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 ...
The world might see a mass extinction of primates if humans don’t act
Washington Post - 1/19/2017 2:19:09 PM
The world's primates ... dam building and road construction, which are carried out “in needlessly destructive and unsustainable ways,” Garber said. The vast majority of primate species live in just four countries — Brazil, Indonesia, Madagascar ...
Fayat to buy Atlas Copco road construction equipment division Dynapac
Equipment World - 1/19/2017 5:39:35 PM
Fayat has agreed to purchase the road construction equipment division ... The purchase includes sales and service operations in 37 countries, as well as production units in Brazil, China, Germany, India and Sweden. The division has 1,265 employees.
'Healthy' Silk Road leads to healthier int'l cooperation
ECNS - 1/20/2017 1:17:43 AM
director of the Institute of World Economic Studies at the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations. China's trade with countries along the Belt and Road totaled 3.1 trillion U.S. dollars in the 36-month period ending last June. By the ...