Newspapers of Asia on the Internet
- Daily Star Dhaka "The Daily
Star is a national, independent English-language daily published in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The
Internet edition is a selection of news and features from the newspaper, collated into a
weekly digest in the USA. It is an attempt to present information, opinion and research
from a South Asian perspective." (I couldn't say it better myself.)
Bulletin (Brunei) Fairly current, fulltext local and regional news. In English.
- China Business Journal
- China Daily
- China News Digest China News Digest (CND) is a
voluntary non-profit organization aiming at providing news and other information services
to readers who are concerned primarily about China-related affairs. News is available in
English and in Chinese. The Chinese news may be read without special viewers in a
graphical WWW browser such as Netscape. But it may take a while to load the files.
- Guangzhou Ribao Guangzhou News
ranging from the local to the international. Should be current within a day or two. In
Chinese with an English News link.
- People's Daily Official newspaper of the
Chinese Communist Party. Overseas Edition also available. Current full-text Chinese news,
with archived news available also. In Chinese, with Chinese GB Code System available for
- What's New in Shanghai
Shanghai Links to three Chinese papers: the Shanghai Star, which publishes business
news twice weekly in English; Jie Fang Daily, and Xinmin Evening Daily, both
of which have current full-text news in Chinese (you will need Chinese fonts loaded).
Archived issues are available for all three papers.
- The Hindu (Madras)
- Indian Express Bombay Current
full-text Indian news. With searchable archives and news section; classifieds and sports
available. In English.
- News India--Times Online An online
version of a weekly newspaper serving Asian Indians in the U.S. Current events and
community news, with a focus on news of interest to Asian Indians.
- Jawa Pos Rather confusingly organized,
but there's full-text regional news in there. It looks as if some news in English is
forthcoming, but currently only news in Indonesian is available.
- Kompas Online Djakarta Full-text Indonesian
and world news, current within a few days. Some news in English available, otherwise in
- Republika Online Current full-text news
in Indonesian. The news in English is not as current.
- Asahi Shimbun / Asahi Evening News (Tokio)Very current Japanese and world
news in English. The Japanese version is available at http://www.asahi.com/.
- Chunichi Shimbun Nagoya Current news
briefs in Japanese. You will need Japanese fonts loaded to read this. English version is
in the works.
- Japan Times Online (Tokio)Current news
summaries from Japan. In English.
- Kyodo News Tokyo Some news
in English. You will need Japanese Windows fonts to read the news in Japanese.
- Mainichi Shinbun
(Tokio) Osaka Serious news, extremely current and full-text, from Osaka. 45 articles
available daily. You will need Japanese Windows fonts. In Japanese.
- Nihon Keizei Shimbun (Japan's Wall Street
- Pacific Stars & Stripes
(published in Japan)
- Toyama Shimbun Toyama At least
some full-text news. In Japanese, and you will need your Japanese Windows fonts loaded.
- Yomiuri Shimbon Tokyo Links to The
Daily Yomiuri, an English language newspaper with many articles from Yomiuri
Shimbon. You will need the appropriate Windows 3.1 fonts to read this newspaper in
- Berita Harian Online Very current and
complete news from Malaysia. In Malaysian.
- Nanyang Siang Pao In Chinese;
you'll need Chinese fonts loaded to read this. Current Malaysian and area news.
- Sin Chew Jit Poh Very current local
news. In Chinese, with downloadable software available for those who need it.
- The Star Online, Malaysia (Petaling
Jaya)Selection of news from and about Malaysia, updated daily. Main sections: news,
business, sports, and features. In English.
- Utusan Malaysia Current
summaries of Malaysian news. In Malay.
- Kathmandu Post
Kathmandu Still under construction, this site offers fairly current local and Nepali news.
Some back issues are included.
- The Dawn Karachi. Pakistan's largest English
language newspaper. It has a daily on line free edition.
- Pakistan Link A
Pakistani-American weekly circulated coast to coast. Latest news from South Asia and
- CyBerita--Berita Harian Singapore's
Malay paper. Full-text news, updated daily. In Malay.
- Lianhe Zaobao Full-text news
articles in Chinese. You'll need Chinese Windows fonts to view these articles.
- The New Paper In English. Current
articles covering Singapore news.
- Singapore Business Times Full-text
articles, updated daily. Concentrates on business news; however, also carries some local
and world news and features. In English. Archive available.
- Singapore Daze A
twice weekly news bulletin featuring local news from the Singapore media.
- The Straits Times Top world,
regional, and Singapore news stories, full-text and current. In English.