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.

SEOUL (ANN Desk) - Mr. Chon Shi-yong, the chief editorial writer of The Korea Herald, has been elected as the new chairman of the Asia News Network (ANN), an alliance of 24 leading media organisations in 21 countries across Asia.

NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - Nepal records the highest participation of women in agriculture while Singapore and Brunei record nil.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Climate action training to be provided until 2020, and may be extended after review

NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - According to a survey done in 80 countries Japan and Australia are the only Asia-Pacific countries that features in the top 10 best countries of the world.

NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - Singapore ranked top in Asia loses the top spot globally in digital competitiveness while as Hong Kong ranked second in Asia slips three places down in global ranking, according to the IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking, 2018  

NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - While India records the highest number of environmental conflicts arising mostly from nuclear, water management, biomass and land conflicts in the world, Bhutan records none.

ISLAMABAD (Dawn/ANN) - India has repeatedly rejected requests by the High Commissioner’s Office to obtain access to held Kashmir because it wanted to hide its crimes against humanity, said Khan. Once again, he said, the High Commissioner had asked for unconditional access to held Kashmir to ascertain the situation not through remote monitoring but through direct observation.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Finance Minister attributes this to Republic's one-layer government system and 'regulatory sandboxes'

NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - As the FIFA World Cup starts in Russia from this week, here is how Asia- Pacific countries are ranked by the global football body.

BANGKOK (ANN Desk) - Why is the Italian political fracas so threatening to the existence of the European Union and Euro-zone?