Economic experts in Nepal have said that the China-proposed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) could be the new source of capital for earthquake-stricken Nepal's rebuilding when the bank comes into operation.
Over 748 people including 35 children died and thousands of others have been shifted to various hospitals after suffering from heat stroke in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi over the last four days, hospital sources said Wednesday.
The Myanmar government and ethnic armed groups are likely to meet informally in Chiangmai, Thailand early next month to further negotiate on formal signing of a draft nationwide ceasefire accord (NCA), official sources said Wednesday.
Earthquake-stricken Nepal has made all preparations to host the International Conference on Nepal's Reconstruction 'Towards a Resilient Nepal' scheduled for Thursday in Kathmandu, the Nepali government said on Tuesday.
The Philippine government is expected to resolve its problem with the Metro Rail Transit III (MRT-3), a mass rail transport system in Metro Manila, with the delivery of new trains from China early next year, a senior government official said Tuesday.
South Korea on Tuesday reported three more cases of infection with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), bringing the total contagion cases to 175 since the first case was identified on May 20, the health ministry said.