ANN Desk (Asia)

The members of the ANN News Desk is located in several Asian countries. Stories under this lable are written by the ANN Team.

NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - Children under five in Pakistan, Laos and Myanmar are more likely to die in first five years compared to other Asian countries

Bangkok (Asia News Network) - ​The Thai middle class’ Faustian bargain with the military is hampering true democracy in the country.

NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - Singapore, South Korea and Japan are the most innovative countries in Asia whereas Pakistan and Bangladesh are the least innovative, according to the Global Innovation Index 2018 report.

BANGKOK (Asia News Desk) - Was it only 55 years ago, when Malaysia was formed on 16 September 1963?


HANOI (Viet Nam News/ ANN) - Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi said she would describe Myanmar’s development since she won office in 2015 as “satisfactory.”

NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - From Xi’s China to Duterte’s Philippines, Asian economies have risen as the world’s best countries in terms of GDP.

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (The Straits Times/ANN) - Malaysia and Singapore have signed an agreement to postpone work on the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) for about two years

BEIJING (The Straits Times/ANN) - ​African nations seeking more transfer of Chinese technology and know-how

TOKYO (The Straits Times/ANN) - 27 of 33 govt entities inflated number of staff with disabilities

NEW DELHI (The Straits Times/ANN) - Neta puts politicians under popular scrutiny; founder aims to 'improve leader behaviour'.