Asia Media warmly congratulates Roula Khalaf on her ascension to the premier Editorship of the Financial Times, one of the world’s great newspapers. She becomes the first woman editor of the FT in its 131-year history. Khalaf was born in Beirut, Lebanon, and grew up there during the civil war. She…Full Article LONDON: BEIRUT-BORN KHALAF ASCENDS TO EDITORSHIP OF FINANCIAL TIMES – FIRST WOMAN TOP EDITOR IN 131-YEAR HISTORY
ASIA MEDIA INTERNATIONAL RECENTLY RECEIVED THIS ANNOUNCEMENT — THE ECONOMIST is looking for a journalist with a good knowledge of China and of standard Chinese, and who is keen to be posted in Beijing or elsewhere outside the UK, to help with our coverage of foreign affairs. Salary negotiable. Applicants…Full Article LONDON: ‘CHINA HELP’ OBVIOUSLY NEEDED AT THE ECONOMIST
YI NING WONG WRITES – Digital content producer, 88rising, gained global recognition when the British multinational advertising agency, Wire and Plastic Products, decided to make a major investment in the company. WPP’s strategic investment in 88rising contributes to WPP’s goal to grow digital content companies within Asian millennial markets. 88rising…Full Article LONDON: WPP GOES ALL HIPPITY-HOPPITY OVER ASIA’S MILLENNIALS
TOM PLATE WRITES – Indian MP and former high UN official Shashi Tharoor is easily one of the most graceful, intelligent and accessible writers well known to the public-policy world. For my rupees, his 2012 book ‘Nehru: The Invention of India’ might well be the best short political biography in…Full Article INDIA: NEW BOOK BY BRILLIANT SHASHI THARO0R ON COLONIAL BRITAIN’S DEEP RACISM AND AMORAL CYNICISM
THE GUARDIAN OF LONDON, ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST PRESTIGIOUS NEWSPAPERS, HAS ISSUED THIS REQUEST OF ALL STUDENTS WHO BELIEVE IN THE IMPORTANCE OF THE UNITED NATIONS; WRITES THE NEWSPAPER – “At the end of this year, Ban hands over the baton as UN secretary general. What was his greatest…Full Article LONDON: WHAT DO STUDENTS THINK OF UNSG BAN KI-MOON?