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South Korea population falls for first...

South Korea population falls for first...

East Asia

Mon, Jan 4 2021

The South has spent more than $166 billion since 2006 to boost birth rates but the population is projected...

Developing Asia to contract by 0.4%...

Developing Asia to contract in 2020,...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 10 2020

Recovery in Southeast Asia continues to lag as virus containment efforts in the larger economies hamper...

Muhammed Aziz Khan recognized as Asia's...

Muhammed Aziz Khan recognized as Asia's...

Bangladesh

Wed, Nov 18 2020

He was recognized by the award jury panel for his outstanding leadership and was one of only seven winners...

Asia at a crossroads in fight against...

Asia at a crossroads in fight against...

World

Mon, Nov 16 2020

Analysts expect rising infections to slow the recovery in the world's third-biggest economy

Pfizer vaccine could be cold comfort...

Pfizer vaccine could be cold comfort...

Bangladesh

Tue, Nov 10 2020

Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine needs to be stored at temperatures of -70°C -- a challenge for countries...

Asia becomes 2nd region to exceed 10m...

Asia to exceed 10m Covid-19 cases

South Asia

Sat, Oct 24 2020

Within the region, South Asia led by India is the worst affected, with nearly 21% of the reported global...

WB: Pandemic to keep Asia's growth at...

WB: Pandemic to keep Asia's growth at...

World

Tue, Sep 29 2020

The region is projected to grow by only 0.9% this year

ADB vows to be developing Asia's partner...

ADB vows to work with Asia for Covid-19...

Coronavirus

Fri, Sep 18 2020

ADB will build on its relationship with its members to support them in six key areas

ADB: Developing Asia to shrink for first...

Asia economy to shrink 1st time

Economy

Tue, Sep 15 2020

Updated forecasts show the damage brought by the pandemic was greater than previously thought

Asia's factory pain eases as China's...

Asia's factory pain eases as China's...

World

Mon, Aug 3 2020

'With the pace of recovery slowing in some of Japan's key trading partners, exports and business...

Active Covid-19 cases: Bangladesh still...

Active Covid-19 cases: Bangladesh still...

Coronavirus

Thu, Jul 16 2020

There are 86,864 active cases of Covid-19 in the country, as of Thursday morning

OP-ED: While India slept

OP-ED: While India slept

Partha S Ghosh

Fri, Jul 10 2020

India may have been lulled into complacency by Xi’s lullaby

Rare 'ring of fire' solar eclipse to...

Rare 'ring of fire' solar eclipse to...

Africa

Sat, Jun 20 2020

The 'ring of fire' will first be seen in northeastern Republic of Congo at 5:56 local time (04:56...

As Asia's tropical storm season arrives,...

As Asia's tropical storm season arrives,...

World

Wed, Jun 3 2020

'One event could create damage which costs millions to repair, maybe even closer to hundreds of millions...

Coronavirus: Researchers ponder why...

Coronavirus: Researchers ponder why...

World

Sun, May 31 2020

Parts of Asia reacted quickly to the threat and largely started social distancing earlier on

Asia's pandemic stimulus may slow the...

Asia's pandemic stimulus may slow the...

World

Tue, May 12 2020

China’s coal imports in April surged 22% from a year earlier, as traders jumped on low prices to...

Europe emerges from confinement but...

Europe emerges from confinement but...

Coronavirus

Mon, May 11 2020

More than 31,800 have died in Britain -- a figure second only to the United States

Asia coronavirus cases hit 250,000 but...

Asia coronavirus cases hit 250,000 but...

East Asia

Tue, May 5 2020

At 250,650, Asia now accounts for just 7% of global cases, compared with 40% for Europe and 34% for North...

Asia's mosques deserted as coronavirus...

Asia's mosques deserted as coronavirus...

Coronavirus

Mon, Apr 27 2020

At Indonesia's main Istiqlal mosque, the biggest in Southeast Asia, the call to evening Maghib prayers...

Asia’s food 2.0 entrepreneurs are innovating...

Asia’s food 2.0 entrepreneurs are innovating...

Climate Change

Thu, Apr 23 2020

Asia faces a massive challenge to feed 5 billion people – over half of the world’s population...

Lessons from the pandemic

Lessons from the pandemic

Saleem Samad

Mon, Apr 20 2020

Asian models that actually combated Covid-19