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    Sri Lanka, Pakistan among Asia’s most undernourished countries

    Timor Leste, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Pakistan have the highest rates of undernourishment in Asia, according to the Asian Development Bank.

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    India may surpass China as most populous country by 2024

    Asia’s demographics by 2024 will look very different as India’s population is all set to surpass that of China. Although fertility is declining across the region, Asian populations will continue to grow, increasing pressure on the region’s natural resources.

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    China hosts most global companies in Asia

    Asia is home to more Fortune Global 500 companies than any other continent, and Beijing hosts more global companies, the most of any city in the world.

  • asia-foreign-exchange-reserve-dataleads

    China top holder of forex reserve in Asia

    China is the world's largest holder of foreign exchange reserves. It has over two and half times more foreign reserves than the second largest reserve holder, Japan. The Asian giant has US$3.483 trillion of foreign exchange reserves, despite recent fall in foreign reserves.

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    4 Asian countries have world’s most coal plant projects

    China, India, Indonesia and Vietnam have the world’s four biggest coal-fired power plants in pipeline. Together, they represent 82 percent of the 718 units globally under construction.

  • INTERACTIVE MAP: Updated flood situation in Bangladesh

    Click on the markers on the map and zoom in to see details on the flood situation in Lalmonirhat, Kurigram, Sirajganj and Jamalpur districts of Bangladesh.

  • Interactive: Gulshan café attack and its aftermath

    Here is a presentation of law enforcer's crackdown on militancy across Bangladesh since the Gulshan cafe attack on July 1, 2016. After the country's first ever hostage killing incident at Holey Artisan Bakery, these anti-militancy operations were carried out following a zero tolerance stance of the government.