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Asia's export growth has stalled since a post-financial crisis recovery, faced with a combination of weak global demand and structural changes, HSBC said.
Alibaba Pictures, the media arm of the the Chinese e-commerce giant, is reportedly in talks with Sony Pictures to co-finance movies.
Chinese ships carrying exports to market are churning out air pollution in its major port cities, according to a report.
There is heightened fear that the authorities have begun to police the Internet in mainland China. The New York Times reports.
Beijing has warned users that subway fare increases could more than double the cost of an average commute. The Financial Times reports.
China's Communist Party pledged to speed up legislation to fight corruption and make it tougher for officials to exert control over the judiciary.
China can afford to cut its 2015 economic growth target to 7 percent and still keep its labor market healthy, the World Bank said on Tuesday.
Nearly nine out of 10 Hong Kong protesters say they are ready to stay on the streets for more than a year to push for full democracy.
Alibaba muscled ahead of Wal-Mart by one important measure, when its market valuation surpassed the retailer by revenues. The Financial Times reports.
China wants domestic companies to buy more locally made robots, but industry insiders have warned its policies are over-stimulating the market.
Japan's industrial production rose 2.7 percent on month in September, above expectations for a 2.2 percent rise and up from a 1.9 percent decline in August.
Despite dire predictions of sharp drops, Singapore's property prices don't seem to have budged much, but statistics may mask trouble in the market.
With the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit due in less than two weeks, Chinese authorities are stepping up measures to combat air pollution.
Apple CEO Tim Cook said he will discuss a possible partnership with China's e-commerce giant Alibaba some time later this week.
Honda Motor reported a 4.1 percent fall in second-quarter profit, as it struggles with product recalls that could delay the development of new models.
Jack Ma, the founder and executive chairman of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, topped Forbes' China Rich List for the first time.
Japanese telecommunications and internet giant Softbank Group announced on Tuesday that it invested $627 million in Indian online retailer Snapdeal.
A Malaysian court is due to decide this week on an appeal by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim against a sodomy conviction and five-year prison term.
Japan's Takata is unlikely to be dumped by its automaker customers given the cost and disruption of such a move - for now.
Japan's retail sales rose at their fastest pace since the first quarter in September as investors began to shake off the effect of a consumption tax hike.
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Despite the slowdown in China, a projection of 7 percent growth still offers massive opportunities for countries keen to do trade with China, says Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland.
Matthew Phan, analyst, Asia-Pacific Banks at Creditsights, explains why the boost in net interest margin securities (NIMS) among Singapore banks will be sustainable.
Annalisa Jeffries, associate editorial director, Asia Metals at Platts, says sentiment for iron ore prices remains bearish, with analysts expecting a fall to $40 a tonne this year.