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 ...
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 ...
Belt and Road initiative boosts green energy along New Silk Road
ECNS - 1/17/2017 8:05:07 PM
China's energy conglomerate Zonergy is currently completing the construction of the world's largest solar park ... said "we see the initiative indeed as a catalyst because most countries along the Belt and Road enjoy long sunny periods compared to other ...
New Silk Road? First China-London freight train arrives
Stuff - 1/18/2017 9:29:50 PM
The first direct freight train service from China to Britain arrived in London on Wednesday (Thursday NZT), another leg in Beijing's plans for closer trade ties with Europe along a modern-day Silk Road ... Other European countries have used the service ...
Making New Silk Road ‘Smart’ Can Boost Region’s GDP By 4%-7%
Eurasia Review - 1/17/2017 9:23:52 PM
One Road” initiative – often referred to as the New Silk Road – can boost the GDP of their countries by 4% to 7% as a result of increased market access, a new World Economic Forum study finds. Lack of access to global markets is currently their main ...
Around the world
The Bulletin - 1/15/2017 8:18:49 AM
China mobile app controls — In the clearest sign yet that China’s government has begun a new push to solidify control over mobile apps, a regulator has ordered the registration of app stores across the country ... a second day of road-glazing ice ...
Wine country is among areas hit hard by storms in California
The Seattle Times - 1/9/2017 1:02:07 AM
Wine country in Sonoma County, California, was among the hardest hit areas, with up to 13 inches of rain since Friday. Rolling hills and vineyards along the scenic route known as River Road were submerged Monday with just the tips of vines visible in ...
Expectations run high on Belt and Road forum for international cooperation
The Global Times - 1/18/2017 12:18:39 PM
Chinese President Xi Jinping sent Beijing's invitation to the whole world while addressing the opening ... connected development and help the Belt and Road initiative deliver greater benefits to people of countries involved. The Belt and Road initiative ...
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 ...
World's Largest Car Rental Company Honored by Travel Weekly, Travel + Leisure, Business Travel News and More
The Business Journal - 1/17/2017 8:48:04 PM
road warriors and travel buyers. Enterprise Holdings' integrated global network of independent regional subsidiaries and franchises operates in more than 85 countries, with an extensive network that consists of more than 9,600 fully staffed airport and ...
Art of Timothy Doe, New Art Exhibit on Display at Canyon Country Library
Signal SCV - 1/18/2017 1:55:52 AM
A new art exhibit by Santa Clarita artist, Timothy Doe will be on display from Tuesday, January 17 through Wednesday, May 17, at the Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library, located at 18601 Soledad Canyon Road. The exhibit entitled “Uncle Tim’s World of ...
Chao outlines transportation priorities from skies to roads
USA Today - 1/11/2017 2:21:29 PM
outlined her priorities Wednesday for improving roads and airports as President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of Transportation. “Our country’s transportation infrastructure is the underpinning of our world-class economy,” Chao said at ...
Nissan picks London for first European on-road autonomous car tests
Reuters - 1/13/2017 7:02:27 AM
LONDON Japanese carmaker Nissan said it will conduct its first European real-world trials of self-driving cars in London, choosing Britain just months after it said it would build two new models in the country despite concerns over Brexit. The government ...
No more planet of the apes: More than half of the world's primate species could go EXTINCT in the next 25 to 50 years
Daily Mail - 1/18/2017 2:06:01 PM
They are mankind's closest relatives, but more than 60 per cent of the world's apes and monkeys are threatened with ... mining, dam building and road construction. The illegal trade in bushmeat – killing apes and monkeys for their flesh – is also ...
Zappos.com Brings a Whole New Meaning to 'Friends with Benefits' with New Cross-Country Road Trip
Yahoo Finance - 1/11/2017 1:17:03 PM
"At Zappos.com, our customers mean the world to us, so we're hitting the road with our ... brings-a-whole-new-meaning-to-friends-with-benefits-with-new-cross-country-road-trip-300389234.html