Asia Minute

Reports on Asia from HPR's News Director Bill Dorman

Automakers in Asia See Growth

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2011 was a difficult year for Japanese automakers. Domestic sales fell sharply after the March earthquake and tsunami, but 2012 is already looking brighter for a number of automakers across Asia. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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Chinese Company Preps Steve Jobs Action Figure

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If you missed anyone on your holiday shopping list, you may have a chance to make good with a unique product coming from China next month. How about a doll that looks like Apple co-founder Steve Jobs? HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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Rival Emerges for India's $2000 Car

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If you’re looking to start your new year with a deal on a really inexpensive new car, you may want to watch automakers in India. Later this week, there will be some competition for the title of the cheapest new car in the world. HPR's Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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Internet Security Experts: India Produces Most Junk Email

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If today is your first day back at work for 2012, you may have a little junk mail in your email. And you might be surprised to learn where most of it is coming from. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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Chinese Ramp-Up Space Program as U.S. Pauses

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China plans to put a man on the moon. And that’s just one of the goals of an ambitious space program just announced in Beijing. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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