Rajeshni Naidu-Ghelani is an Assistant Producer for CNBC.com. She joined the website in 2011 and her role involves creating slideshows for the Asia-Pacific region, as well as writing investment and feature stories. Prior to joining CNBC, Rajeshni worked as Web Journalist for Canadian news channel CP24 in Toronto, and as an Associate Producer for Ninemsn.com in Sydney, Australia. Rajeshni holds a BA in English from the University of Toronto and MA in Media Practice from the University of Sydney.
A deadly persistent heat wave sweeping southern China has led authorities to issue the first-ever, second-highest heat alert across the country, according to local media reports.
Luanda, the capital of Angola in Southern Africa, has overtaken Tokyo as the world's most expensive city to live in for expatriates, according to Mercer's cost of living survey.