Tag: Asia

Asia to see 78% spike in meat eating by 2050: Report

Asia to see 78% spike in meat eating by 2050: Report

Population growth and rising incomes across Asia will drive a 78 per cent increase in meat and seafood consumption by 2050, a new report released on Tuesday said. The report — Charting Asia’s Protein Journey’ — by Asia Research and Engagement (ARE) which examines the environmental effects of meeting Asia’s[Read More…]

India is Asia's most corrupt country: Forbes

India is Asia’s most corrupt country: Forbes

A recent survey by the Transparency International (TI)  states that India is the most corrupt country in Asia. In a list released by Forbes, it states the five most corrupt countries of the world, where India beats Vietnam, Thailand, Pakistan and Myanmar. The bribery rate in India is stated at[Read More…]

Afghanistan’s Kunduz attacked by Taliban

The Afghan city of Kunduz has come under attack from the Taliban. A coordinated assault has been launched from four directions and they have gained entry into the city, according to the latest update by Reuters. Sheer Ali Kamal, commander of the 808 Tandar police zone in Kunduz, said, “We[Read More…]

India-Vietnam partnership critical to Asia and World: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday stressed on the strategic partnership between India and Vietnam saying that it will benefit Asia and the rest of the world. Greeting the people of Vietnam on their National Day, Prime Minister Modi on his official Facebook page said, “Vietnam is a friendly nation with whom we cherish[Read More…]

India least exposed to Brexit: Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley says India will be one of the least affected countries in Asia after Britain’s decision to depart from the European Union. The immediate impact in the country will be seen through volatility in exchange rate and capital-market flows, the financial services company added. “Increased uncertainty in the external[Read More…]

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