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Japan's nationwide core consumer price index rose 3.3 percent in July but remained below the BOJ's inflation target when excluding tax hike effect.
Industry players are confident that 3-D museums will become major regional attractions.
Indian corporates have gone on a borrowing spree in international debt markets this year, a trend that's set to continue, say analysts.
Samsung has launched its Gear S smartwatch just days ahead of Apple's expected iWatch launch, as the wearable market continues to heat up.
Western critics say China is experiencing a hard landing, but that's not quite true, says Dan Steinbock.
Shares in Malaysia Airlines (MAS) will be suspended on Friday ahead of the announcement of its planned restructuring, a source told Reuters.
Hong Kong anti-corruption authorities have raided the home of Jimmy Lai, the media tycoon and fierce critic of the Chinese Communist party.
The Chinese government launched a "fresh round of mini-stimulus" to counter growth headwinds, according to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch report.
Mobile internet is China's most lucrative sector according to Fosun International, the country's largest private investment firm.
The Philippine economy grew an annual 6.4 percent in the second quarter, supported by strong growth in the industrial and services sectors.
After three months of shambolic and lackluster campaigning, the wildly popular governor of Jakarta was staring at defeat.
As the Korean wave continues, lucrative foreign investments from France to China could spark the next rush for the country's pop culture.
Property launches in China are set to surge with developers sticking to their schedules despite mounting inventories, spelling trouble for the market.
Son's nose for an investment has turned Alibaba into a stake worth $50 billion as the Chinese e-commerce giant heads for the biggest U.S. tech IPO.
Kim Dotcom's Internet Mana party could prove to be a wildcard at New Zealand's general election next month.
Struggling Australian airline Qantas posted a FY14 statutory loss after tax of A$2.84 billion on Thursday, the deepest loss in its history as a public company.
Use of the Chinese yuan in Germany and the U.K. has doubled over the last year, as London and Frankfurt fight to become trading hubs.
China's foreign investment mix is changing, with portfolio investors buying more stocks but foreign direct investment falling to a two-year low.
A deluge of Japanese economic data on Friday is set to influence expectations on whether the Bank of Japan (BOJ) will top up its stimulus program.
A court on Tuesday ordered Tokyo Electric Power to pay nearly half a million dollars as compensation in a lawsuit related to a woman's suicide.
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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.