Delhi is getting ever more modern and wealthy, but for millions of poor slum dwellers even clean drinking water is a distant dream.
Progressive global warming will have an outsized effect on countries in Asia and Oceania. In a DW interview, Kira Vinke from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Research explains what makes the region more vulnerable.
The authorities had promised to remodel Delhi's famous artist colony, but the project has landed in hot water due to the residents' reluctance to leave old houses, capitalist greed and the officials' high-handedness.
Colombo is getting in shape for the 21st century. German technology giant Siemens is supporting Sri Lanka in achieving the target, but it is a challenge to upgrade the city with an outdated infrastructure.
Both India and China view Bangladesh as a key element in their economic and geostrategic plans. Beijing's influence over Dhaka has grown tremendously in recent years. Now, New Delhi wants to counter it.
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