Here's how forest foods can help solve global hunger crisis
Here's how forest foods can help solve global hunger crisis

 A new study has suggested that forests could be the trump card in efforts to end global hunger.

DNA: An analysis of traffic and parking system in Singapore

This segement of DNA analyses the traffic and parking system in Singapore.

Big club visits good for Asia, says official
Big club visits good for Asia, says official

Visits by big European clubs to Asia are good for football in the region, a senior Asian official has insisted, dismissing concerns over the trips.

May Day rallies in Asia as South Koreans clash with police

South Korean workers clashed with riot police at a May Day rally in Seoul on Friday, vowing to wage an "all-out general strike" if the government pushes through with planned labour reforms.

May Day rallies in Asia as South Koreans threaten general strike

Tens of thousands of South Korean workers held May Day rallies on Friday, vowing to wage an "all-out general strike" if the government pushes through with planned labour reforms.

Asia's people smugglers exploit rising migration, raise trafficking fears: UN

Human smuggling networks are exploiting rising migration within Asia, leaving growing numbers of migrants at risk of being trafficked and abused, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

10 Pakistanis, Indian killed in Saudi collapse: Diplomat

At least 10 construction workers from Pakistan and one from India were killed in the collapse of a convention centre being built in Saudi Arabia, an Asian diplomatic source said on Tuesday.

Japan to host FIFA Club World Cup in 2015 and 2016
Japan to host FIFA Club World Cup in 2015 and 2016

Japan have been reappointed as hosts of the FIFA Club World Cup for the next two years, the sport`s world governing body announced on Thursday.

Facebook's Internet.org goes live in Indonesia even as it faces flak in India

Facebook's free web program, Internet.org, has officially launched in Indonesia, marking the firm's second largest launch in Asia till date.

Asia, Africa to mark summit that forged post-colonial path

Asian and African leaders gather in Indonesia this week to mark 60 years since a landmark conference that helped forge a common identity among emerging states, but analysts say big-power rivalries will overshadow proclamations of solidarity.

Indian women reach Fed Cup final beating Turkmenistan
Indian women reach Fed Cup final beating Turkmenistan

 Indian women stormed into the finals of the Fed Cup (Group-II) Asia-Oceania tennis tournament here today following another one-sided 2-0 victory over Turkmenistan.

Indonesia, Malaysia win on the opening day of Fed Cup
Indonesia, Malaysia win on the opening day of Fed Cup

 Indonesia and Malaysia won their matches on the opening day of Asia/Oceania Group II in the Fed Cup at the L B Stadium here tonight.

Asia throws up intriguing World Cup qualifiers
Asia throws up intriguing World Cup qualifiers

The sheer enormity and rich diversity of Asia offers a bitter-sweet opportunity to the region`s World Cup hopefuls.

Zoo to exhibit bones of Asia's oldest captive jumbo

The century-old zoological park here is getting ready to retrieve and display the bones of a dead elephant, claimed to be the oldest captive jumbo in Asia.

Myanmar farmers dream of resurrecting Asia`s rice bowl

Dressed in Chelsea football shorts and a wide-brimmed hat, Than Tun toils away in his paddy field on the outskirts of Yangon, sweat pouring down his sinewy arms. 

Pentagon chief heading to Japan, South Korea next week

Pentagon chief Ashton Carter will travel to Japan and South Korea next week to underscore President Barack Obama`s commitment to a strategic shift towards Asia, even as crises in the Middle East preoccupy Washington.

Lee Kuan Yew: Feared founder of modern Singapore
Lee Kuan Yew: Feared founder of modern Singapore

Lee Kuan Yew, one of the commanding figures of Asia`s post-war economic rise, was an authoritarian leader who transformed Singapore from a sleepy British imperial outpost into a global trading and financial centre.

If American "trumpet" was more certain in Asia-Pacific, it's helpful: India

India on Monday said if the American "trumpet" was more "certain" in Asia-Pacific region where the two countries have shared interest, it would be helpful.

Saudi Arabia topples India as top defence importer

Saudi Arabia has dislodged India to become the world's top defence importer in 2014, while China inched closer to its Asian neighbour at third position, research company IHS said on Sunday in a report.