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Indonesia's economy in 2014 grew at its slowest pace in five years, as expected, the statistics bureau said on Thursday.
Sony's above-view preliminary results released overnight reaffirms analysts' faith in the Japanese electronics giant.
Netflix said it will launch its movie and TV streaming service in Japan in the fall of 2015.
The PBoC's RRR cut is the latest sign of its shift towards more aggressive monetary easing, say economists, who expect more action in the coming months.
Taiwan regulators are likely to put more pressure on TransAsia Airways to review its maintenance and safety procedures after Wednesday's crash.
China is taking aim again at foreign luxury car makers by allowing unauthorized dealers to sell imported cars - so-called 'parallel imports'.
China's flagging economy is making it harder for Beijing to fix its pension system for 166 million of the country's migrant workers.
Tony Abbott is facing growing pressure amid swirling speculation that a backbench revolt could unseat him as Australia's prime minister.
Subrata Roy needs to post $1.6 billion in bail, to help raise the money, Sahara is in talks to refinance its overseas hotels.
The reported appointment of well-known monetary reflationist Yasushi Harada to the Bank of Japan (BOJ) board has ignited fresh speculation of more easing.
Japanese banks are being helped by stimulus efforts, but analysts warn that weak demand and stiff competition drive mortgage rates to record lows.
Indian smartphone maker Micromax has taken Samsung's crown as the top vendor in India, just months after it suffered a similar blow in China.
China's central bank delivered yet more stimulus measures to its economy on Wednesday.
The World Bank has launched an investigation into its handling of a $1 billion loan from China, the Financial Times reports.
A TransAsia commercial flight crashed into a river in Taipei shortly after takeoff. There were 58 passengers and crew aboard.
AA TransAsia Airways flight with 58 on board, including five crew members, crash landed in a river in Taipei on Wednesday.
Alibaba is testing drones to deliver ginger tea ordered from its Taobao e-commerce website, in an effort to compete with U.S. rival Amazon.
Alibaba's Jack Ma has been knocked off his perch as China's richest man by "new energy king" Li Hejun, according to the Hurun's 2015 Global Rich List.
China's anti-corruption campaign is spreading to the country's financial sector following the arrest of two senior bank officials in recent days.
Sony said its net loss for 2014 was likely to be less as cost cuts and higher-than-expected sales helped lift its Q3 profit.
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China's market is likely to follow the trend but to a lesser degree, says Daniel So, strategist at CMB International Securities.