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As protesters demanding for universal suffrage continue to occupy streets in Hong Kong, some in Taiwan are keeping a close eye on the event.
Despite handwringing over how badly protests will hit Hong Kong tourism, it isn't clear whether the turmoil is keeping mainland tourists away.
Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong pushed FireChat into the spotlight on Sunday, when the messaging app added 100,000 users in 24 hours.
Australian special forces troops will be deployed in Iraq to assist in the fight against Islamic State militants, PM Tony Abbott said on Friday.
The U.S. lifted an arms embargo against its old enemy. But that doesn't mean U.S.-made weapons will sell there.
Indonesian markets have priced in bright prospects for reforms, but a new law eliminating local elections has spurred concerns of political gridlock.
New plans to clean up China's long-feared local government debt will bring near-term pain, but a longer-term fix may be in sight, analysts say.
A commodity fraud at China's Qingdao port has sparked a surprise jump in nickel exports and pushed back expectations of a global supply shortage.
Japan's new trade and industry minister, Yuko Obuchi, may have what it takes to become the country's first female prime minister.
Singaporeans spend the second most amount of time on the Internet, after Indians, a study by Tata Communications has found.
Monday will be the key test for Hong Kong's pro-democracy demonstrations and will determine whether it will be a lasting movement, say analysts.
China's recent push to tighten control over Hong Kong's political process could turn out to be a very costly move for Beijing.
People are staging solidarity protests across the globe and expressing support for Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement via social media.
Pro-democracy protesters may have demanded the resignation of CY Leung, but some analysts doubt a change at the top would help in the long term.
There were no signs that pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong plan to back down as the protest ended its first week.
China's banks this week found themselves turning away would-be depositors as they scrambled to comply with new rules. The Financial Times reports.
The risks for "Abenomics" are increasing whatever Prime Minister Shinzo Abe decides to do.
The U.S. dollar rose to its highest level against the Japanese yen since August 2008 on Wednesday, but analysts don’t expect the rally to last.
High internet penetration and widespread smartphone usage are providing the fertile environment for Indonesia's e-commerce market to grow.
As protesters gather for a sixth day, their demand for the right to choose their leaders poses the biggest popular challenge to the ruling party.
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