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A fall in imports has sparked concerns about whether China's effort to transition to a domestic-demand-driven economy is working.
Thailand's junta has prepared a force of over 6,000 troops and police for deployment in Bangkok on Sunday to smother protests.
With the won tipped to continue rising there’s more pain in store for South Korean exporters, analysts say.
Traders can look forward to central bank decisions and economic data from Asia's powerhouses this week.
Japan's economy grew an annualized 6.7 percent in the first quarter of 2014 compared with an initial estimate of 5.9 percent.
A record 7.27 million graduates will enter China's job market this year; a market that has a shortage of skilled workers.
Folk wisdom suggests that more education gives one greater chances to reach the top of the corporate ladder. However, a new study shows otherwise.
China's imports fell 1.6 percent in May from a year earlier, while exports rose 7 percent, producing a monthly trade surplus of $35.9 billion.
The corporate culture of Alibaba draws heavily from Western values in a mix of East and West that CEO Jack Ma dubbed 'Hupan culture'.
China's military spending exceeded $145 billion last year, the Pentagon said, a far higher figure than Beijing's official tally.
Qingdao Port International shares weakened in their trading debut amid concern that the company could be hurt by a probe into metal financing.
A lunch with Warren Buffett has been bought by Andy Chua from Singapore for 2,166,766 in an annual charity auction.
Australia's economy has accelerated and its interest rates are at all-time lows, but its stock market hasn't gained any traction.
China may meet its economic growth target this year, but must persevere with fiscal and financial sector reforms to deal with its debt problems.
China's stock market has long failed to live up to expectations, but some analysts are still holding out hope for the Shanghai Composite.
China will tighten supervision over the shadow banking sector amid concerns over unofficial lending by China's financial institutions.
Beijing’s latest “clean-up” act may dent WeChat’s global expansion plans, but analysts say the messaging app will survive the month-long censorship.
A possible merger between Sprint and T-Mobile has put Masayoshi Son in the spotlight and analysts say he's exactly the type of CEO that Japan needs.
The Chinese government should be examining new ways to support the economy, David Lipton, deputy managing director at the IMF, has told CNBC.
The heirs of ailing Samsung patriarch Lee Kun-hee face one of the biggest inheritance tax bills ever, and appear to have little option but to pay up.
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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.