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) - China attracts the highest number of tourists in the region with a record number of inflow of 59.27 million people in the year 2016.  

BANGKOK (ANN Desk) - As every banker and policy maker converge into Bali this weekend for the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings, everyone is asking how should we all respond to the daily changes that the world seems to be going through at all levels?  

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN Desk) - The new Digital Security Law will affect not just journalists and activists, but all 9.05 crore active users of the Internet in Bangladesh. 

BANGKOK (ANN Desk) - Asia News Network, an alliance of 24 leading media in 20 Asian countries, stands by the three journalists – not because the Yangon Regional Government has no right to agitate for redress if it feels wronged by a news report  – but because of the vehement use of the harshest part of the Penal Code that is only suited for the most heinous crimes.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - Myanmar police on Wednesday arrested three senior journalists of Eleven Media Groups in connection with a story that criticised the controversial business ventures of Yangon Regional Government.

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ ANN) - With President Duterte in power, the Marcos family is ascendant in Philippine national politics again. 

NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - Internet usage has grown all over Asia with China, India and Indonesia leading the way, according to recent data released by the Internet World Stats.  

NEW DELHI (ANN Desk) -  Here is the list of organisations through which you can offer assistance to the Palu and Donggala earthquake victims

NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - Indians are big on Facebook whereas Brunei Darussalam has the least number of Facebook user in Asia.

NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - Children under five in Pakistan, Laos and Myanmar are more likely to die in first five years compared to other Asian countries