A new railway between China and Afghanistan, part of Beijing's Silk Road initiative, known as 'One-Belt-One-Road', to promote regional trade, has run into roadblocks in Uzbekistan, apparently over fears that it could also benefit terrorists.
The Red Cross is struggling to raise needed funds to aid flood-affected regions of North Korea after a disappointing response from the international community to its emergency appeal, a spokesman said on Saturday.
Shanghai promises of higher salaries and greater freedom at work are luring officials from China's high-profile drugs watchdog to the companies they had regulated, a blow just as the country looks to tighten oversight and drive innovation.
At dusk, the foggers come out to spray their sticky-sweet clouds of diesel smoke and insecticide across the Indian capital. Mothers scold their children for wearing short sleeves. Posters glued to signposts warn about the perils of neighborhood puddles.