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Australia became the first country to detail troop numbers and aircraft for a U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants in Iraq, as Washington drums up support for global action to counter the terrorist threat.
North Korea sentenced U.S. citizen Matthew Todd Miller to six years hard labour for committing "hostile acts" as a tourist to the isolated country, a statement carried by state media said on Sunday.
Britain stepped up its bid to become a leading trading partner with China with the launch of the first offshore renminbi government bond.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has raised the country's terror threat level to "high," a level which indicates that the government believes a militant attack on home soil is likely.
Chinese people are the most upbeat in the world about their domestic economy, a poll by Pew Research Center showed this week.
The perception of the price and quality of Australian education is deteriorating, according to an HSBC report published Wednesday.
China's economy is set to suffer a further slowdown in 2015 as rebalancing pains become more acute.
Amid a revival in sales of Japanese goods in China and talk of renewed investment, a dusty industrial park near Nanjing offers a cold reality check.
Spot iron ore prices are at their lowest level since September 2009 and experts say small mine closures may be the only catalyst for higher prices.
China is home to a deep pool of human capital, but an intensifying war for talent between multinationals could threaten their growth potential.
Travelers journeying to Tokyo this September might be a little shocked to find out what is on offer.
Consumers in China will not be able to buy the new iPhone 6 as part of the first wave of buyers around the world this month.
China's consumer inflation eased in August while wholesale deflation intensified, clouding the outlook for an economy struggling to stage a convincing recovery.
The Australian economy added a 121,000 jobs in August, much higher than expectations of 12,000 jobs in a Reuters poll.
The Bank of Japan drove a short-term interest rate below zero, a dramatic step in its already unprecedented effort to stoke inflation.
Li Ka-shing, aims to buy his way into the aircraft leasing business as his investment firm holds talks with lessors on building a portfolio of planes.
China's structural reforms are improving the quality of growth, Premier Li Keqiang told the opening plenary of the World Economic Forum in Tianjin.
China and Japan are heading towards military conflict, according to a majority of Chinese surveyed on ties between the Asian powers.
U.S. home-leasing website Airbnb is gearing up for expansion in Asia and the one market that it sees huge potential is China.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces a tough decision on whether to hike the consumption tax to 10 percent next year given the nation's nascent economic recovery, the governor of Tokyo told CNBC on Wednesday.
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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.