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.

BANGKOK (ANN Desk) - World Environment Day (June 5) was a good time to reflect on the existential threat of climate change.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - Filipino sociologist and Inquirer columnist Randy David is being honored as this year’s grand winner of the Fukuoka Prize.

BANGKOK (ANN Desk) -  Will an economic war between the two largest economies in the world solve unemployment, inequality and the looming global warming disasters?

BANGKOK (ANN Desk) - The attacks seem to target Christian churches and popular luxury hotels.

NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - Malaysia and Thailand are ranked among the top ten countries to retire in, according to the Ireland based International Living

NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - Out of the 10 largest world economies of the world, four will be from Asia with China and India leading the world  by 2050, according to the PwC report.

BANGKOK (ANN Desk) - Every country has their breaking point, where corruption, abuse and living standards reach a point where people are compelled to take to the streets and demand a change.

NEW DELHI (ANN Desk) - For some people social media is a place to catch up with old friends whereas for others it is a place to share information, knowledge and better understand the world.  We explore through numbers how much time Asians prefer to spend on social media.

BANGKOK (ANN Desk) - Air travel has been the most safe form of transportation, with the risks even lower than travel by car. However, after the tragic Ethiopian Boeing 737 Max 8 jet crash, China, Singapore, Indonesia and UK have already banned the overflight of the jet in their airspace pending further investigations. 

NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) – Nepal has the highest percentage of women in parliament followed by the Philippines and Laos.