Singapore to step up development assistance for other countries in maritime sector
SINGAPORE: Singapore will step up development assistance for other countries in the maritime sector, with the launch of an enhanced five-year technical cooperation and training package for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and its member states.
Launched by Transport Minister Khaw ...
MILAN/BRUSSELS (Aug 16): Italy's anti-establishment government, outraged at the deadly collapse of a 50-year-old bridge, has presented the disaster as a warning to Brussels to give it more leeway to upgrade the country's ageing infrastructure.
But the political anger generated by Tuesday's tragedy in Genoa, in which at least 38 people died, could instead end up piling even more financial pressure on the state — from nervous holders of its 2 trillion euros (US$2.3 trillion) in bonds.