Vietnam is becoming an increasingly attractive alternative for companies that find it expensive to do business in China. Tax incentives and a cheaper workforce have helped make it a global hub for smartphone makers.
British graffiti artist and political activist Banksy has turned his attention to the streets and walls of Gaza. Banksy wants to highlight the plight of the nearly two million Palestinian people confined there. While his work bemuses some Palestinians in Gaza, others see a political message.
India's parliament is expected to review a massive food subsidy programme, which provides aid to hundreds of millions of people.The northern state of Punjab is one of India's food baskets, producing huge volumes of wheat and rice that feed the scheme.
Six months after the 50-day Gaza war, many areas of the small strip are still in ruins. While the United Nations has raised billions of dollars to help families rebuild, many Palestinians say they've received nothing but broken promises.