BBC News website changes for Asia and Pacific readers

By Angus Foster
Acting World Editor, BBC News Online


Starting today, readers in Asia and the Pacific will notice some changes to the layout of the BBC News website.

The front page looks almost the same, and the articles, video and information you are used to reading and watching are all still available.

But we have slightly altered the navigation at the top of the page to make it easier to find content relevant to the region.

So as well as being able to click on World for the latest international news, you can also now click directly on Asia, India or China, to go straight to the relevant section.

On the right hand side of the front page, you should also notice more features targeted at our large and growing audience in the region.

And in the coming months, we'll be introducing more new ideas to add to the depth and range of our coverage.

We're making the changes because we want the BBC News website to be better tailored to the interests and expectations of its audience.

And we realise, of course, that as Asia and the Pacific accumulate more and more economic and political influence, we need to be at the forefront of reporting news about the region, and bringing international news to its people.

We would be interested to hear what you think of the changes.