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) - Competition in the age before digitization was all about land, labour and capital. In today’s world when everything hinges on technology, competition and conflict between states is really about who gets to Industry4.0 faster than the others.

JAKARTA (The Straits Times/ANN) - Jokowi notes in annual speech that projects aim to benefit all, as opposition hits out at their lack of economic impact

NEW DELHI (The Straits Times/ANN) - Three-time PM one of the founders of ruling BJP; Modi calls his death the end of an era.

NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - India’s currency has been among the hardest hit in Asia, an all-time low against US dollar.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Manufacturing still driving Singapore economy; growth expected to slow in second half of the year.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - A Singapore online store which claimed to sell "vintage" ivory has drawn outrage from hundreds online, but it has turned out to be part of a World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Singapore campaign to raise awareness on the ivory trade.

NEW DELHI (DataLEADSANN) - South Korea is most effective in e-governance in Asia while Laos the least effective, according to the recent survey by UN Data Ccentre.

BANGKOK (ANN Desk) - Ideologically, liberals opt for soft options, whilst conservatives offer hard choices, often at others’ expense.

NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - The flagship passenger jet of the Boeing Company is in demand worldwide with USA being the top customer followed by Japan and Singapore.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ ANN) - Quake claims 16 lives, as rescuers battle darkness, landslides and falling rocks