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Longer concession an option to lower road tolls
VICE Minister of Transport Weng Mengyong said the government is considering to extend the concession period for toll road operators in a bid to bring down road charges.
Thu May 23, 2013
Proposal pitches drone deliveries to hard-to-tra
LEIPZIG, Germany - When Andreas Raptopoulos sees gridlocked or washed-out roads, he thinks about leap-frogging the problem - with drones.
Korea's pedestrian death rate highest in OECD
LEIPZIG, Germany - Korea again posted the highest fatality rate of pedestrians among the 29 OECD member nations last year, a recent report found Wednesday.
Azerbaijan transport minister discussed current projects in Germany
Azerbaijan transport minister Ziya Mammadov within his visit to International Transport Forum's Summit in Leipzig, Germany held some bilateral meetings with his counterparts from other countries, Head of Administrative Department of Azerbaijan's Transport Ministry Javid Najafov told Trend.
EU deal on airline emissions tax could take until 2016
As countries and airlines grapple with reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, European Union officials acknowledge that their pioneering aviation program will be delayed, perhaps until 2016.
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UAE Minister of Public Works meets German Federal Minister of...
WAM BERLIN, May 23rd, 2013 -- Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi, UAE Minister of Public Works, has met with the German Federal Minister of Transport, Building and Urban Development, Dr.
German opposition party marks bittersweet 150th
Germany's main opposition party is celebrating a bittersweet 150th birthday, as polls showing it trailing badly in the race for September elections, with a visit from a recent left-wing winner who has lost his luster - French President Francois Hollande.
Wed May 22, 2013
Viega Helps Plumbing Apprentice Prepare for WorldSkills Competition
WICHITA, KAN. With the help of Viega , Nicholas Michalenko will compete in the 42nd international WorldSkills competition in Leipzig, Germany.
Inquest hears of mafia fears of pilot who jumped to death from M4 bridge
CCTV footage from the scene ruled out other people being on the bridge, as the coroner records a verdict of suicide A pilot who suspected his partner was a member of the Bulgarian mafia jumped to his death from a motorway bridge, an inquest heard.
Happy 200th Birthday Richard Wagner (5/22/13), Genius Opera Composer, ...
Email: email@example.com Website: http://www.greatkat.com Music: http://www.greatkat.com/04/wagnerride.mp3 HAPPY 200th BIRTHDAY RICHARD WAGNER , GENIUS OPERA COMPOSER, From THE GREAT KAT GUITAR SHREDDER! The Great Kat SHREDS GUITAR & VIOLIN on WAGNER'S "THE RIDE OF THE VALKYRIES' with Symphony Orchestra and Opera Singers! LISTEN Now at: ... (more)
Photos: A good day to get your goth on
May 22 is World Goth Day, a day when the goth subculture gets to make its dark presence known to the rest of the world.
Placebo Reveal New Album Title, Cover and Tour Dates
Placebo unveil "Loud Like Love" as their seventh studio album title. The new record is scheduled for release on September 16.
U.S. and other countries missing chance to invest in roads, rails,...
Faced with tight budgets and political pressure, the United States and many other countries are missing on a chance to invest in transportation, economists said Wednesday.
Germany's unfair practice in the field of energy intensive industries
A proposal by European Council President Herman Van Rompuy to fight tax evasion, heralded in draft conclusions to today's EU summit, will seek to maintain momentum on the EU savings directive by asking leaders to agree the initiative by the end of the year.
Germany celebrates composer Wagner's 200th
Germany on Wednesday celebrated the 200th birthday of Richard Wagner, the 19th-century composer whose music has been hailed as sublime art at the height of Western culture even as he remains tainted by his visceral anti-Semitic views, which later found favor with the Nazis.
On this day: May 22
A former U.S. vice president is indicted for treason, the most powerful earthquake ever recorded hits Chile, "Pac-Man" makes his debut, Johnny Carson signs off, and a deadly tornado devastates Joplin, Mo., all on this day.
Sun May 19, 2013
Photos: Wave and Goth Festival in Germany
MAY 17: A woman in black clothing wearing a feather-hat poses for pictures during the traditional park picnic on the first day of the annual Wave-Gotik Treffen, or Wave and Goth Festival, on May 17, 2013 in Leipzig, Germany.
Fri May 17, 2013
Music rivals, Esperanto and new works on Seattle stages
Arriving this week on Seattle stages: a play partly written in Esperanto, a romp with J.S. Bach and some of his musical rivals, and the latest Hedgebrook festival of new works by esteemed women dramatists.
Thu May 16, 2013
Celebrate Wagner's 200th Birthday With The Great Kat Guitar Goddess
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.greatkat.com Music: http://www.greatkat.com/04/wagnerride.mp3 CELEBRATE WAGNER'S 200th BIRTHDAY with THE GREAT KAT GUITAR GODDESS! HAPPY 200th BIRTHDAY RICHARD WAGNER! Born on May 22, 1813 in Leipzig, Germany.
Wed May 15, 2013
Meilenstein: 100,000th Porsche Panamera Rolls Off Line at Leipzig
After starting production on the Porsche Panamera four years ago at the Leipzig factory in Germany, the automaker is celebrating building its 100,000th example of the four-door hatchback.