BERLIN, Jan. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Introducing a new service for media clients in Asia: drawing on its worldwide network of foreign correspondents the German Press Agency, dpa is now providing dpa top news in a multimedia format. The product consists of news packages in English complete with photographs and infographics. The dpa international team brings together 30 of the day’s top news items in a package which editorial departments can import quickly and smoothly into their content management systems via API Feed. Or you can download it with a single click of the mouse.

"One of the major plus points of dpa top news is delivery in the form of news packages as well as the focus on the day’s main issues. This allows customers to make use of dpa top news straight away – for instance by embedding it in websites. The emphasis is always on topics and stories of particular interest to media users across Asia. We also report intensively on current affairs in Germany and other European countries," said dpa’s Head of Foreign News and Deputy Editor-in-Chief Michael Ludewig.

dpa top news covers a wide spectrum, ranging from international politics through to football and other sports. The copy is produced by staff at the news hubs of dpa international’s 24/7 operation in Berlin, Bangkok and Washington D.C.

Editorial departments can license dpa international’s entire portfolio of services via the portal http://www.dpa-news.com. They can also use this page to contact dpa teams directly. If you are interested in subscribing to dpa top news or other products in the range from dpa international please get in touch with dpa International Marketing and Sales in Hamburg (Tel.: +49-40-411332310, email: internationalsales@dpa.com). You can also find dpa international on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dpa_intl.

The German Press Agency dpa is a trusted, accurate and independent provider of news with digital and multimedia content to power the media. dpa’s customers benefit from the extensive global network of correspondents and editors maintained by Germany’s leading newswire. Print media, radio stations, online and mobile communication providers in more than 100 countries rely on this journalistic excellence round the clock. dpa’s clients include parliaments, governmental and non-governmental organisations as well as businesses and public relations agencies. They all derive news content from the wide range of products and services provided by the dpa group of companies. http://www.dpa.com

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