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.

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

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ ANN) - The United States yesterday pledged US$113 million (S$154 million) to support initiatives in the digital economy, energy and infrastructure in the Indo-Pacific region, describing these as "foundational areas of the future".