Asia-Pacific news website launched

AsiaNet, a consortium of news organisations in the Asia Pacific region, has launched a website - The aim is to provide a regional resource primarily for media, corporate, government and public relations professionals.

It features daily content drawn from Asia Pulse, the real time news service, and from the most prominent news agencies of the region. Full text, unedited news releases from worldwide clients - AsiaNet's core business - are also stored on the site. Many of them are translated versions. 

This is an exclusive agreement among the region's top news agencies. It brings together all prominent news points from India / Pakistan in the west, Japan/China/South Korea in the north and Australia/New Zealand in the south-east, ensuring pinpoint delivery - by wire, fax and email - to general and specialist media in 34 countries and regions of the Asia Pacific.

The website, highlighting the service and generating immediate news content, profiles all the AsiaNet consortium countries, and is also linked to affiliate news organisations in the United States, Canada and UK/Europe. 

The AsiaNet consortium is: AAP (Australia), Antara (Indonesia), Bernama (Malaysia), Infoquest (Thailand), Kyodo JBN (Japan), NCN (Hong Kong), NZPA (New Zealand), PNA (Philippines), PPI (Pakistan), PTI (India), UNB (Bangladesh), VNA (Vietnam), Xinhua (China), Yonhap (South Korea). 

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