NDTV Correspondent | Thursday January 22, 2015
Counterpoint Research's report for November showed the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus help Apple gain record market share in South Korea, China, and Japan.
World | Reuters | Thursday January 22, 2015
When Sri Lanka unexpectedly turfed out President Mahinda Rajapaksa in an election this month, it was the biggest setback in decades for China's expansion into South Asia - and a remarkable diplomatic victory for India.
Thursday January 15, 2015
The real estate industry on Thursday hailed the Reserve Bank of Indias decision to cut key interest rate, saying the move will boost housing demand and also improve sentiment in the sluggish property market.
Wednesday January 14, 2015
Indian economy is likely to expand by 6.4 per cent this year, driving the economic growth in South Asia, according to a United Nations report which said progress in implementing much-needed structural reforms is likely to boost the country's economic...
Reuters | Monday January 12, 2015
Iran is the highest-ranked Asian team in football at 51st, followed by Japan in 54th and South Korea in 69th.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 8, 2015
Sri Lanka's Maithripala Sirisena was a low-profile minister until he emerged as the best hope for a fractured opposition to topple South Asia's longest-serving leader, Mahinda Rajapakse.
World | Press Trust of India | Monday January 5, 2015
As US President Barack Obama arrived at the White House after vacationing in picturesque Hawaii; it is South Asia - India, Pakistan and Afghanistan - that would be focus during the month in January on the foreign policy front.
World | Reuters | Friday January 2, 2015
Youth unemployment hit a 14-year high in South Korea in 2014, and with hiring sluggish amid a weak economy, especially for "good" jobs with permanent status, thousands of students due to graduate in early 2015 are expected to instead remain on campus...
Tuesday December 30, 2014
The real estate industry has welcomed the Cabinet's decision to amend the Land Acquisition Act, saying it will boost construction of affordable housing.
World | Reuters | Friday December 26, 2014
Hundreds of thousands of people viewed illegal copies of "The Interview" in China and South Korea on Friday, just hours after the controversial movie on the fictional assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was released in the United States.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 21, 2014
The Delhi Metro Museum, touted as South Asia's 'first modern Metro Museum', is set to get a dedicated complex at northeast Delhi's Shastri Park that would serve the twin purpose of "entertainment and education".
World | Reuters | Sunday December 21, 2014
China has offered more than $3 billion in loans and aid to neighbours Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand and Laos to improve infrastructure and production, and to fight poverty, Chinese state media reported today.
Blog | Nikita Singla | Tuesday December 9, 2014
Nikita Singla is an IIT Delhi graduate and currently works as International Affairs Consultant.
India | Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday November 26, 2014
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the SAARC summit this morning, his assessment of the group's accomplishments was frank. "As SAARC we have failed to move with the speed that our people expect and want. Nowhere in the world are collective e...
India | Indo Asian News Service | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said India will support medical surveillance of polio-free countries, and provide vaccines where it might reappear.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today called for "a dispute free South Asia where instead of fighting each other we fight disease and poverty" - in what was seen as a muted reference to an ongoing standoff on talks with India.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Tuesday November 25, 2014
Sania Mirza, India's most successful women's tennis player and the first Indian to break into the World Tennis Association's top 50 rankings, is the first South Asian woman to be appointed the goodwill ambassador in the organisation's history.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 24, 2014
South Korea will undergo a major demographic change next year when, for the first time, women will outnumber men- the result of a rapidly ageing population.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 24, 2014
When a village in the conflict-torn hills of eastern Myanmar was asked to pay authorities more than $10,000 to plug into an electricity grid, families put themselves in debt to find the cash.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 15, 2014
US President Barack Obama on Saturday warned of the dangers of outright conflict in Asia, as China squares off against rival claimants over disputed territories, but vowed that Washington would remain anchored in the region.
Saturday November 15, 2014
Farhan Akhtar is the first man to be appointed as UN Women's South Asia Goodwill Ambassador
World | Reuters | Thursday November 13, 2014
Southeast Asian leaders will welcome China's Prime Minister Li Keqiang with fanfare on Wednesday but behind closed doors will push their giant neighbour to take a less bellicose approach to overlapping claims in the South China Sea.
World | Associated Press | Thursday November 13, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders wrapping up a series of summits in Myanmar on Thursday are expected to offer tepid expressions of concern about issues ranging from territorial disputes in the South China Sea to the Islamic State g...
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 25, 2014
Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday it was too early to discuss cutting the number of US troops stationed in Asia and South Korea, amid increased tensions on the heavily guarded peninsula.