Skip to main content
Access Asia

India: Breaking down the world's largest elections

By: Anca ULEA | Joanna COCKERELL | Sonia BARITELLO | Stéphanie CHEVAL
1 min

The world's largest election has kicked off in India: some 900 million people are eligible to vote, that's roughly 10 percent of the entire world's population. The election is seen as a referendum on incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi and whether Indians approve of his recent policies. Sanam Shantyaei explains what's at stake.

Advertising

Meanwhile, in Thailand, sex tourism is a booming business. But despite efforts to shield children from it, many minors have been swept up in sex trafficking.

And more than a thousand years after they invented fireworks, the Chinese have lit up the skies once again. Instead of explosions, however, it's a swarm of drones.

Daily newsletterReceive essential international news every morning

Page not found

The content you requested does not exist or is not available anymore.