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) - Asia has made strong headways in advancing democracy but still there is a long way to go in some countries.

KUALA LUMPUR (Sin Chew Daily/ANN) - Malaysians fear loss of special status for Malays if the ratification were to go ahead. 

NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - India has the highest diaspora population followed by China and Bangladesh in Asia.

HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN) - While talks about the Fourth Industrial Revolution, smart cities and digital connection become trendy, the focus should be on making our existing communities smart first to ensure no one is left behind.

BANGKOK (ANN Desk) - The last few months seem to widen the river between the US and China into the Pacific Ocean, with escalations in words as well as action. 

NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - Philippines and Nepal has the highest percentage of parliamentary seats held by women.

BANGKOK (ANN Desk) - We have arrived at a moment in history when knowledge and theory cannot guide us.

 NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - The judicial system in Japan is the most independent while as the Cambodian government exercises significant control over the judiciary.

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - China eyes opportunity to improve strategic ties in neighbourhood with its trade conflict with US still unresolved

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN Desk) - Cooperation between the six countries of the region needs to improve for mutual benefit.