ANN Desk (Asia)

The central news desk in Bangkok

NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ ANN) - GDP growth forecast for 30 Asian cities predicts Indian cities are set to grow the most across the region, with Delhi being the fastest growing city in Asia over the next five years.

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN News Desk) - Jatupat Boonpattararaksa was amongst the 2,600 people to have shared the profile of King Vajiralongkorn online, published by BBC Thai in December 2016.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) –  The private sector, through the Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry has submitted six concerns to the government on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) that India implemented last month.

Thailand (The Nation /ANN) - In 1986, the then Philippines President Corazon Aquino met with China’s paramount leader Deng Xiaoping to discuss the South China Sea issue. Deng talked to Aquino, as he told some other Asian leaders at that time, and told her “Madam President our generation might not be wise enough to decide the territorial dispute but there are a lot more areas of South China Sea we may discuss without discussing the territorial claims.”

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ ANN) - Breaking its prolonged silence over the India-China border row, Bhutan on Thursday refuted China’s claim that it had conveyed to Beijing through diplomatic channels that the trilateral stand-off area at Doklam was not Bhutanese territory.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - The report of rising water level in the country’s major river systems is disturbing.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Graduates of the Gangtok-based Sikkim Manipal University (SMU), India, say that the situation they are in is due to the failure of the Ministry of Education (MoE) in not sensitising students.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ ANN) - Bhutan bagged a gold and two bronze medals from the South Asian Karate Championship 2017 that was held last week in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

THIMPHU ( Kuensel/ ANN) - Bhutan bagged a gold and two bronze medals from the South Asian Karate Championship 2017 that was held last week in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ ANN) - About 45.8 million people around the world are trapped in modern slavery.Half of them live in five Asian countries, according to Global Slavery Index