COLOMBO (REUTERS) - China Development Bank (CDB) Corporation will lend US$580 million (S$732 million) to Sri Lanka to help implement key infrastructure projects, a government document released on Wednesday showed.
HARARE (AFP) - Chinese Vice-Premier Wang Yang on Wednesday urged Zimbabwe to ensure peace and political stability ahead of elections this year, to safeguard economic growth.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - A close political ally of Hong Kong's Chief Executive has vowed to cooperate with an investigation into the shuttered Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange (HKMEx) after the city's financial watchdog said it had alerted the police to "serious irregularities".
DHAKA (AFP) - The head of an official inquiry into last month's collapse of a Bangladesh factory complex said on Wednesday that the building's owner was the main culprit because he violated building codes.
NEW DELHI (AFP) - Indian doctors said on Wednesday that they have successfully carried out a first round of reconstructive surgery on the skull of a baby suffering from a rare disorder that caused her head to nearly double in size.