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 (ANN Desk) - The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle lifted off at 9.29 am from Sriharikota in southern India. A key component that had failed the mission in August worked this time.
NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - China has the largest prison population in Asia, more than four times as large as India. However, when it comes to prison population rates, Thailand has the highest incarceration rate in the region
NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - The United States' military spending has dominated the world for years, but recent data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) shows China, Russia, Saudi Arabia and India are other four biggest spenders on military.
NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - Indians working abroad sent home USD 68 billion in 2015, making India the top remittance receiving country surpassing China. Other top receiving countries for remittances from Asia include Philippines, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Vietnam.