** The Sri Lankan rupee fell to an
all-time low of 179.95 per dollar on Friday, as Moody's downgrade of the
country's credit rating in the wake of a political crisis saw more investors
dump rupee-denominated assets.
BANGKOK, Nov 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Activists and
urban planners are demanding that Bangkok city officials scrap a
planned riverside redevelopment project they say will hurt river
dwellers and increase the risk of flooding.