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.
Singapore Becomes The World's First Country To Get Driverless Taxis On Its Streets
IndiaTimes - 8/26/2016 10:34:25 PM
Singapore became the first city/country to get driverless cars on to its roads, beating tech giant Uber who has been developing the technology for a couple of years now. But before you get ahead of yourselves, Singapore is currently only in the trial stage ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 War II pilot’s memories still flying high: Former Ecorse veteran served two countries during the war
The News-Herald - 8/26/2016 11:21:33 AM
He is also the only Downriver resident to have served two countries during World War II as a pilot in the Royal Canadian ... Other memories include watching a viaduct on Southfield Road being built, getting ice chips from the ice man when he’d make ...
Around the world
The Bulletin - 8/25/2016 11:58:31 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 ...
World Bank approves $55 mln to strengthen Nepal’s strategic roads, bridges
customstoday.com.pk - 8/27/2016 12:14:38 AM
KATHMANDU: The World Bank approved a credit of US$ 55 million for the Government of Nepal to scale up its Road Sector Development Program and address post-earthquake reconstruction needs, including the strengthening of the country’s strategic road and ...
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 ...
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 Beats Pittsburgh to World’s First Self-Driving Taxi Rides
mishtalk.com - 8/25/2016 12:20:00 PM
There is also competition between cities, states and countries. On August 18 ... cut the number of cars on Singapore’s congested roads. Eventually, the model could be adopted in cities around the world, nuTonomy says. For now, the taxis only will ...