A multi-nation conference on trans-Asia connectivity opened in New Delhi to explore the possibility of a rail freight service linking India to Iran and Turkey.
India-Iran-Turkey railway conference opens in New Delhi
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday that forecasts of a hard landing for the world's second largest economy should stop, though domestic and external risks remain and meeting the target of 6.5 percent growth for this year won't be easy.
China's premier says no hard landing, but growth target not easy
Stronger than expected fourth quarter growth in Singapore driven by improved global demand led economists to upgrade their 2017 projections for the Southeast Asian city state, an official survey of forecasters showed on Wednesday.
Economists upgrade Singapore's 2017 growth forecast
Senior Iranian and Australian officials in a meeting in Tehran underlined the need for boosting cooperation between the two countries in the fields of water and renewable energies.
Iran, Australia stress cooperation on renewable energies
Iran and Belarus on Tuesday explored avenues for strengthening bilateral relations.
Iran, Belarus opt for broadening cooperation
A senior Iranian energy advisor said Tehran and Seoul have reached an agreement on dam construction in southern Iran.
Iran, South Korea to sign deal on dam construction
US firms Boeing and Ford are powering ahead with China expansion plans, betting big despite the country's economic slowdown.
Boeing, Ford power ahead with China expansion
New evidence is deepening scientific fears, advanced few years ago, that the Middle East and North Africa risk becoming uninhabitable in a few decades, as accessible fresh water has fallen by two-thirds over the past 40 years.
Mideast may become uninhabitable
A parliamentary delegation from Islamabad is planning to visit Iran in May, an insider told APP on Monday, to discuss the reopening three border markets, a projected gas pipeline and tourism.
Pakistani plans to discuss gas agreement with Iran in May
Iran is seeking private investors to fund a $3-billion facelift of the nation's airport system.
Iran set to develop airports

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