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Top military leaders of US, Japan and S Korea meet in Hawaii

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 07:52

Top military leadership of the US, Japan and S Korea have met in Hawaii to discuss the evolving security environment in the Asia Pacific region and exchange views on regional security issues, the Pentagon said.

Smartphones driving BYOD growth in Asia: IDC

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 12:40

BYOD refers to employees purchasing devices with their funds and employers neither subsidising nor supporting the devices' hardware and software.

Smartphones, tablets driving retail growth in Asia: report

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 16:14

Euromonitor data showed that the number of smartphones in the Asia Pacific is forecast to rise to nearly 700 million in 2017.

India's Internet speed lowest in Asia-Pacific region: Akamai

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 21:27

Soon after the telecom regulator started the process to mandate a minimum speed for broadband connections, a study by US firm Akamai shows India has the lowest average Internet speed in the Asia-Pacific region.

ADB to realign operations in Asia-Pacific to tackle poverty

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 14:25

Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday said it would realign its operations in the Asia-Pacific region to give a thrust to inclusiveness, saying the region continues to face huge poverty challenges.

US to work with India in Indo-Pacific region

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 11:04

Ahead of a dialogue with India, the US has said as it implements its strategic rebalance to Asia, it will work with India to address both the challenges and the opportunities across the Indo-Pacific region.

Top ten ICT predictions for 2014 revealed!

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 19:55

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) spending is expected to grow to 8.7 percent in the Asia-Pacific region, research firm IDC has revealed.

Climate change to cause economic losses to Pacific countries

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 21:03

Climate change could cause countries in the Pacific region to lose as much as 12.7 percent of their gross domestic product (GDP), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said Tuesday.

UN launches information superhighway to bridge digital divide

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 21:54

The United Nations has launched an interactive map of the information superhighway to show policy makers and investors the location of the missing links in the digital divide in the Asia-Pacific region.

High economic growth key to poverty reduction: President

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 21:32

President Pranab Mukherjee Monday emphasised the importance of high economic growth for poverty reduction.

Shinde for exploring alternative modes of punishment

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 14:30

Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Tuesday favoured exploring alternative modes of punishment to convicts, saying sending such people to jail have many adverse effects, including trauma for their children and family.

Put and call options to be allowed soon in M&A deals

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 18:10

Foreign and domestic entities may soon get larger leg-room in structuring merger and acquisition deals in the country, as the government is considering allowing put and call options in share-purchase agreements.