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 (ANN Desk) - Investigations into the rape and murder of Zainab suggest that a serial killer could be behind her killing.

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

BANGKOK (ANN DESK) - 2018 began with two leaders with nuclear capability arguing about whose button is bigger. 

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.

BANGKOK (ANN Desk) – Chinese state-owned firms help bail out Malaysia’s scandal-hit development fund: report  

BANGKOK (ANN Desk) – World’s fifth-biggest carbon polluter is at centre of boom in coal-fired power in Southeast Asia  

BANGKOK (ANN Desk) – Analysts say potential source of coup removed

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.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN Desk) – Junta hit with constitutional challenge as suspicions grow it is seeking ways to cling on to power