Updated 6:11 pm PDT, Wednesday, April 17, 2019 In this Tuesday, April 9, 2019, photo, Associated Press video journalist Vineeta Deepak sits for a photograph in New Delhi, India. The Associated Press on Wednesday named Deepak, an experienced video journalist and bedrock member of its Indian staff, as its South Asia News Director to lead coverage of a region … [Read more...] about Vineeta Deepak to lead AP’s coverage of South Asia region
Elaine Kurtenbach, Ap Business Writer Updated 8:38 pm CDT, Sunday, September 30, 2018 FILE - In this July 24, 2018, file photo, villagers take refuge on a rooftop above flood waters from a collapsed dam in the Attapeu district of southeastern Laos. The July 24 collapse of a dam in eastern Laos, along a tributary of the Mekong, killed at least 27 people and left … [Read more...] about String of disasters exacts heavy damage, human toll in Asia
Emily Schmall, Associated Press Updated 2:05 am CDT, Wednesday, September 26, 2018 This combination of file photos show, from left to right; then Malaysia’s President-elect Mahathir Mohamad, Maldives President-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and Pakistan politician Imran Khan. The three Muslim-majority South Asian countries have recently elected leaders who … [Read more...] about South Asia opposition candidates win on anti-China message
A parliamentary committee in Singapore recommended on Thursday that their government hold technology firms such as Facebook and Twitter accountable for the spread of fake news on their platforms. The committee, which aims to combat the spread of “deliberate online falsehoods,” said that action on the issue was necessary as companies such as Facebook, Google, … [Read more...] about Singapore Considers Criminal Charges, Holding Tech Firms Responsible for ‘Fake News’
By Sheeraz Faseeh Published: September 20, 2018 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email It’s hard to imagine why the tourism industry of a country with mesmerising valleys, breath-taking meadows, and stunning lakes, has been neglected and left underdeveloped. “The thing about tourism is that the reality of a place is quite different from the mythology of … [Read more...] about Pakistan is ‘Asia’s best kept secret’ – what will it take to reveal it globally?