Australian and Asian talent gleam at Cannes Film Festival 2015 lineup

PARIS (France) – The prestigious Cannes Film Festival organisers have unveiled a line-up this year that confirms the growing talent from Asia and Australia, while throwing in a couple of crowd-pleasing big-budget... Read more »

China and Pakistan launch economic corridor worth $46 billion

ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan) — China and Pakistan launched a plan on for energy and infrastructure projects in Pakistan worth $46 billion, linking their economies and underscoring China’s economic ambitions in Asia and beyond.... Read more »

Asian-African nations look toward enhanced cooperation, economic development

JAKARTA, (Indonesia) — Dozens of leaders from Asia and Africa assembled in Jakarta on Sunday for a five-day summit to breathe new life into economic development and mark the anniversary of a Cold War-era gathering that led to... Read more »

SAARC can succeed only if it loses its obsession with India-Pakistan affairs

Expectations from the South Asia Association for Regional Co-operation summit are always high even though some analysts and observers will tell you that this regional forum has repeatedly failed to bring the... Read more »

China Proposes Connectivity Initiative to Sustain Asia’s Growth

Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed to strengthen connectivity within Asia for coordinated development, open economy and people’s happiness. President Xi delivered a key speech at a dialogue meeting on strengthening connectivity partnership,... Read more »

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank launched

China-Led Infrastructure Bank set to start work before end of 2015 Twenty-one Asian countries have signed an intergovernmental memorandum of understanding for establishing a new multilateral bank to finance infrastructure projects in... Read more »