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Newspapers and News Magazines - Asia

This is a collection of links to newspapers and news magazines in English language from Asian countries - China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Philippines, Vietnam, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Iran, Israel, Turkey.


China

Xinhua News Agency is the official press agency of the People's Republic of China and the biggest center for collecting information and press conferences in China.

Shanghai Daily is an English-language newspaper in China. The paper reports the economic, social, cultural, and diplomatic development in Shanghai and the surrounding region.

China Daily is an English-language daily newspaper published in the People's Republic of China. It brings news and information on China, the world, business, and sports.

People's Daily is a daily newspaper in the People's Republic of China. The paper is an organ of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC).

Beijing Review, founded in 1958, is an English-language weekly news magazine in China. It reports and comments on the country's social, political, economic and cultural affairs, policy changes and the latest developments.


Korea

The Hankyoreh is a daily newspaper in South Korea. It was established on May, 1988 by journalists against conservative and right-centered major newspapers.

The Korea Times is the oldest English-language daily newspaper in South Korea, first published in November, 1950. Its coverage includes politics, society, business, finance, culture and sports.

The Korea herald is a daily English-language newspaper founded in 1953 and published in Seoul, South Korea. It brings breaking news and current events from Korea and the world.


Japan

Japan Today is an online newspaper based in Tokyo, Japan. It publishes original content in English such as interviews and news stories, as well as translations of articles from popular Japanese magazines and newspapers.

The Japan Times is an English-language newspaper published in Japan. Its coverage includes national news, business news, sports news, features on living in Japan, and entertainment.


Taiwan

Central News Agency is the state news agency of the Republic of China. It provides Taiwan's latest breaking news and information on politics, economy, science, technology, sports, and culture.

Taiwan News is an English language newspaper in Taiwan. It provides daily news and features on Taiwan, world, politics, business, technology, and sports.


Vietnam

Vietnam News Agency is the official news agency of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. It brings international and Vietnamese news and information from a Vietnamese perspective.

Thanh Nien News is a Ho Chi Minh city-based newspaper in Vietnam. It is an official agency of Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Association and mainly focuses on social affairs.


Philippines

Philippine Daily Inquirer is the most widely read broadsheet newspaper in the Philippines. It provides breaking news and current events from Philippines and the world.

Manila Bulletin is the Philippines' largest selling broadsheet newspaper. It delivers breaking news and information from the Philippines and across the globe.

The Manila Times is the oldest existing English language daily newspaper in the Philippines. It provides the latest news stories in current events, business, politics, and sports, from the Philippines and the world.


Singapore

The Straits Times is an English language broadsheet newspaper based in Singapore. It provides breaking news and information from Singapore, South East Asia and the world.


Indonesia

ANTARA, headquartered in Jakarta, is the official news agency of the government of Indonesia. It delivers the latest information on various events from Indonesia and around the world.


Malaysia

New Straits Times is an English-language newspaper published in Malaysia. It brings international and Malaysian news and current events from a Malaysian perspective.

The Star is an English-language, tabloid-format newspaper in Malaysia. It provides breaking news and current events on Malaysia, world, politics, business, and sports.


Thailand

Bangkok Post is a broadsheet English-language daily newspaper, published in Bangkok, Thailand. It brings breaking news and features on Thailand, Asia, world, politics, business, and travel.

The Nation is a broadsheet English-language daily newspaper, published in Bangkok, Thailand. It brings up-to-minute news and current events from Thailand.


India

The Times of India is a leading English-language daily newspaper in India. It brings top breaking news on politics and current affairs, business, sports, and entertainment, from India and around the world.

The Hindu is an Indian English-language daily newspaper founded and continuously published in Chennai since 1878. It has its largest base of circulation in Southern India, especially in Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

The Indian Express is an English-language daily newspaper published in Mumbai, India. It delivers the international and Indian news on politics, business, sports, and entertainment.

The Telegraph is an Indian daily newspaper founded and continuously published in Kolkata (Calcutta) since 1982. It is noted for its extensive coverage of Indian foreign policy and its focused reporting on India's troubled North-East.

Deccan Chronicle is an English-language daily newspaper published in Hyderabad, India. It brings breaking news on politics, business, science and technology, and Bollywood movies, from India and around the world.


Pakistan

The Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) is a government-operated national news agency of Pakistan. Its main role is to report, gather and distribute domestic and foreign news.

The Dawn is Pakistan's oldest and most widely-read English-language newspaper headquartered in Karachi. It provides breaking news from Pakistan and around the world.

The Nation is Lahore-based English-language newspaper in Pakistan. It provides breaking news stories about Pakistan, the world, politics, business, sports, and entertainment.


Nepal

The Himalayan Times is an English-language newspaper distributed in Nepal. It brings the latest news stories from Nepal and around the world.


Bangladesh

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) is a National news agency of Bangladesh. It brings the latest news stories from Bangladesh and around the world.

The Daily Star is the largest circulating English daily newspaper in Bangladesh. It provides daily news updates about what's happening in Bangladesh and around the globe.


Sri Lanka

The Island is a daily English language newspaper in Sri Lanka. It provides top news stories about Sri Lanka, business, and sports.

Daily News is an English language newspaper in Sri Lanka. It brings breaking news and current events from Sri Lanka and around the world.


Afghanistan

Bakhtar News Agency is the official state news agency of the Afghan government, based in Kabul. The agency is a major source of news for all media in Afghanistan, gathering domestic and international news and providing information to outlets.

Kabul Press is the most read news and discussion website from Afghanistan. Kabul Press is an important on-line Afghan media outlet with sections in Persian and English updated daily.


Kazakhstan

Kazinform is Kazakhstan's national news agency with headquarters in Astana . The focus is on reporting the news from Kazakhstan as well as Europe and Asia.

Interfax-Kazakhstan is a news agency, which is a member company of Interfax Information Services International Group. It has been working in Kazakhstan's market of political and economic information since October 1996.


Uzbekistan

Information Agency "Jahon" is operated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan. It brings news and information on the social, economic and political reforms in the country.


Kyrgyzstan

"24.kg" is a news agency in Kyrgyzstan, focusing the reporting on monitoring social, political, and economic situation on regional and national levels of the country.

Kabar is a National News Agency in Kyrgyzstan. It brings breaking news and current events from Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia, and around the world.


Iran

Fars News Agency (FNA) is a news agency in Iran. It brings the international and Iranian news and information on politics, economy, science, society, and sports.

Tehran Times is an English-language daily newspaper based in Tehran, Iran. It delivers breaking news stories about Iran, Middle East, world, politics, economy, science and technology, and sports.


UAE

Gulf News is a daily English language newspaper published from Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. It provides up-to-the minute breaking news from around the Gulf region and the Middle East.

The Gulf Today is an English-language daily newspaper based in the United Arab Emirates. It is one of the four UAE broadsheet newspapers.


Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Press Agency (SPA), headquatered in Riyadh, is a national news agency in Saudi Arabia. It serves as a central body to collect and distribute local and international news in Saudi Arabia and abroad.

Saudi Gazette is the leading English-language daily newspaper published in Saudi Arabia. It brings the latest news stories about Saudi Arabia, the Middle East, and around the world.


Jordan

The Jordan Times is an English daily newspaper in Amman, Jordan. It provides breaking news from Jordan, the Middle East, and around the world.


Israel

Haaretz is Israel's oldest daily newspaper. Its readership includes Israel's middle and upper classes, intellectuals, academics, and professionals.


Turkey

Hurriyet Daily News is the oldest English-language daily newspaper in Turkey, founded in 1961. It brings the international and Turkish news stories on politics, economy, arts and culture, and sports.

Today's Zaman is an English-language daily newspaper in Turkey. It includes domestic and international coverage and regularly publishes topical supplements.