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  • After Lee, Singapore's dissidents remain unwelcome Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 11:16 PM ET
    Lee Kuan Yew

    Some dissidents and opponents of Lee Kuan Yew believe that with his passing the political restrictions he imposed in the name of security will begin to ease.

  • Opposition and warnings from the U.S. and senior U.K. diplomats have not stopped China's alternative to the World Bank from gaining global support.

  • Why Japan Inc doesn’t believe in Abenomics Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 2:47 AM ET

    Tokyo stock prices are at fifteen-year highs, but Japanese corporations remain pessimistic about the country’s growth potential.

  • The $50 device that symbolizes a shift in North Korea Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 7:49 PM ET
    Kim Jong Un

    A $50 portable media player is providing many North Koreans a window to the world despite the government's efforts to keep its people isolated.

  • Prep services get Chinese kids into US schools Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 2:20 PM ET
    University of California, Davis freshmen Guan Wang, right, and Tracy Chen walk to class.

    It takes a lot of time, effort and money for them to get there, which has some American firms seeing big opportunities to cash in.

  • Japan's newest trend: bacon n' eggs on the iPhone Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 9:50 PM ET

    Showcases full of life-like food have tempted Japanese diners for decades. A company is giving the tradition a modern twist: fake food on smartphones.

  • India's IPO market is firing up: BSE Head Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 11:21 PM ET

    India’s IPO market is firing up as companies look to cash in on exuberant investor sentiment, says Bombay Stock Exchange chief Ashish Chauhan.

  • Bank of Japan under pressure as inflation stalls Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 7:31 PM ET

    Japan's consumer inflation eased in February for a seventh straight month increasing expectations that the Bank of Japan (BOJ) will have to undertake further stimulus measures to achieve its price target.

  • Modi puts brakes on India's universal health plan Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 7:03 PM ET
    BJP leader Narendra Modi.

    Narendra Modi has asked for a drastic cutback of an ambitious health care plan after cost estimates came in at $18.5 billion over five years.

  • Outbound Chinese buyers confounding the doubters Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 7:25 PM ET

    Backed by cheap funding and a huge home market, mostly state-owned Chinese firms are snapping up overseas assets in a $391 billion shopping spree.

  • Why India's reforms are different this time Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 6:40 PM ET

    Uncertainty over government-led reforms remains an overhang for India despite its promising growth outlook and surging stock market, but India's former central bank governor says the factors for change are in place.

  • Thai deputy PM: Journalists threat 'not serious' Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 2:35 AM ET

    Comments by the Thai PM that journalists who do not report the truth will probably be executed should not be taken too seriously, the deputy PM said.

  • Australia set to join China-led bank but seeks clarity Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 7:42 PM ET

    Australia is "well and truly" disposed to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday.

  • China stocks to power ahead? Experts think so Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 7:16 PM ET
    A bull statue symbolizing the stock market stands on the bund in Shanghai, China.

    Profit-taking saw Chinese equities snap a ten-day winning streak on Wednesday, but analysts say it's just a small hiccup in what could be another stellar year for mainland stocks.

  • Is foreign interest in India peaking? Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 6:51 PM ET

    Overseas institutional investors have pumped billions of dollars into Indian equities over the past year, but signs suggest that foreign interest may be peaking, according to analysts.

  • BBVA puts rescue plan for India's Sahara in doubt Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 7:51 PM ET

    A rescue plan for India's Sahara was thrown into disarray on Wednesday, when Spanish bank BBVA SA denied offering a credit line to the bank.

  • Beijing aid keeps China shipping lines in profit Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 7:36 PM ET

    Three of China's biggest domestic cargo freighters likely skirted the losses that plagued international peers last year thanks to a five-fold jump in state subsidies.

  • Modi teams up with Twitter to launch new service Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 10:56 PM ET

    Indian PM Modi has teamed with Twitter to launch a service allowing government officials to send tweets via SMS in a move to boost e-governance.

  • CY Leung: Breaking the back of HK housing Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 12:21 AM ET

    Hong Kong's perennial housing problems may finally be tamed as the government pursues its first long-term strategic plan since 1998, said Hong Kong's chief executive.

  • Former BOJ economist: Economy on the mend Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 10:48 PM ET

    Japan is recovering from the consumption tax hike, but growth remains slow as the impact of ‘Abenomics’ is limited, says ex-Bank of Japan economist.

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