About our Asia news
Latest news on countries in Asia – the largest continent by land area and population – including updates on trade, regional conflicts and human rights issues.
Asia was home to many of the first civilisations and as of 2023 constituted roughly 60% of the world’s population. It also has some of the largest economies such as China, Japan, South Korea, India and Turkey.
The culture of Asia is a diverse blend of customs and traditions that have been practised by the various ethnic groups of the continent for centuries. The continent is divided into six geographic sub-regions: Central Asia, East Asia, North Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and West Asia.