Shipping

April 1, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>Former Russian president Vladimir Putin has announced his intentions to propose that Russia and the United States move forward with plans from the early 20th century to build a 64-mile tunnel between the two countries.</p>
The Times (UK)
March 19, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>A ring road covering more than 1,500 miles in Afghanistan has eased shipping in the country, but traveling along the new pavement is still dangerous.</p>
NPR
March 13, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>South Korea's new president has proposed the engineering and construction of a huge cross-country canal -- a plan he hopes will revive much of the country's depressed villages and offer an attractive venue for tourists and shipping companies.</p>
The New York Times
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