Published: May 03, 2021
Over 200 press freedom violations linked to the pandemic were reported in the Asia-Pacific region, of which about half were from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Nepal, stated a press release by International Press Institute (IPI).
Published: Apr 15, 2021
BAGHDAD - It's been more than a year since Iraqi protesters brought down their prime minister as part of the largest uprising in generations. Born in the shadow of the 2003 U.S.-led invasion, the young demonstrators who protested from Baghdad to Iraq's southern cities had called for an end to the political system that the U.S. occupation installed. They wanted an end to corruption and sectarian politics that have left them with little hope of a future in their own country, they said. Their sloga
Published: Dec 28, 2020
HCM CITY — The US, New Zealand and Canada are the most attractive countries for employer investment based on 200 factors that evaluated skills availability, cost efficiency, regulation and productivity, while Việt Nam is among the top five in cost efficiency, according to ManpowerGroup Talent Solutions’ Total Workforce Index (TWI).
Published: Dec 19, 2020
MANILA - Despite achievements in Asia and the Pacific region over the last few decades, 1.5 billion people living in rural areas and 600 million in urban areas still lack adequate water supply and sanitation, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in a report released on Friday.
Published: Nov 30, 2020
In a development ominously similar to the events that led to 2019-2020′s devastating wildfires, millions of Australians are sweltering through a record-shattering heat wave that has set off hundreds of wildfires in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland.
Published: Sep 10, 2019
Snacking products are currently valued at more than US$139.4 billion (Bt4.271 trillion) in the Asia Pacific region alone, with the segment expected to grow by 12 per cent over the next four years as consumers increasingly seek healthier snacking options more often throughout the day, according to research by NZMP, Fonterra’s global ingredients and solutions business.
Published: Aug 05, 2019
Experts in international relations have expressed doubt that the “clear political agenda” behind the Indo-Pacific Strategy proffered by the United States – to compete with China’s growing influence in Asia – will yield tangible progress in coming years, unlike China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Published: Aug 02, 2019
Asia Pacific is an immense region, home to 60 per cent of the world’s population or approximately 4.3 billion people. It is incredibly diverse as well, with multiple cultures, languages and socio-economic levels. No two markets in the region are the same – and nor are their citizens. As such, localisation is key in appealing to the differing needs and wants of each market’s consumers.