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Thousands of tiny shops in India's biggest auto components market do brisk business selling car parts for about a third of the official price.
The Indian army built a small observation hut to watch Chinese soldiers across a disputed border - a move which irked China's military.
Despite laws guaranteeing equal opportunity, Japanese women have yet to gain an equal footing in the workplace.
Chinese President Xi Jinping may replace People's Bank of China (PBOC) Governor Zhou Xiaochuan as part of a wider personnel reshuffling, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Thailand's stock rally this year would be stunning even without a mid-May coup, but analysts are divided on whether the market can get a second wind.
India may be the fastest-growing emerging market for luxury goods but whether it can surpass China as the top luxury consumer is open for debate.
As the world steps up efforts to attract Chinese tourists, the Middle Kingdom is also trying to woo travelers – albeit unsuccessfully.
More than 120 world records were set for lots of wine sold in Hong Kong last weekend. Many buyers were from mainland China.
Australian police shot dead a teenager after he stabbed two counter terrorism officers.
India's low-cost mission to Mars successfully entered the orbit, crowning India as the first country to complete the trip at its maiden attempt.
Goldman Sachs is the latest bank to slash its growth outlook for China as weak economic activity triggers fresh concerns of over slowing growth.
A Russian ban on farm and dairy imports has sent dairy prices spiraling, but the Fonterra's CEO expects conditions to normalize by March.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) on Wednesday warned of risks associated with the booming property market, adding that it may take measures to tighten bank lending to cool the sector.
China is also the source of most of the world's torture instruments, from spiked clubs to weighted leg cuffs. The Financial Times reports.
Washington is moving closer to lifting an arms embargo, with initial sales likely to help Hanoi deal with growing naval challenges from China.
China's sudden move to inject targeted stimulus funds into its biggest banks last week could signal an impending period of currency weakness.
The two-step deal is valued at about $913.5 million.
Banks and property developers are intensifying efforts to drag the housing market from its worst slump by allowing people to buy more than one home.
The U.S. formally joined ReCAAP, a Singapore-based, multinational organization battling piracy at sea.
Microsoft has set Sept. 29 as the new launch date for its Xbox One game console in China, the U.S. software giant said on Tuesday.
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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.