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Putin hopes to sign a multi-billion dollar gas agreement with China, ending false starts and wrangling over a deal seen as vital to both sides.
The prospect of further monetary stimulus in Japan following a sales tax hike is looking less likely amid signs the economy is holding up well.
Economists are putting their forecasts for Thailand under the knife after the economy contracted more than expected in the first quarter.
Chinese police have charged several former GlaxoSmithKline employees as the British drug maker is accused of evading million in Chinese taxes.
The Philippines has grabbed headlines with its stellar economic expansion, but there's a grim side lurking in the growth story.
Thailand's army declared martial law on Tuesday, but the move did not constitute a coup, military officials said.
The U.S. filed criminal charges against several Chinese officials, accusing them of stealing American trade secrets through cyber espionage.
India's Congress leaders offered to resign after its worst defeat, but to remove dissent against India's political dynasty, party bosses declined.
India's stock markets have climbed 15 percent so far this year. Will Narendra Modi push them higher?
As the Chinese government roots out official corruption, its watchdog is looking into suspected violations from one of its employees.
The best option for Malaysia Airlines may be bankruptcy, after last week's crushing earnings report sent the firm's shares falling over 18 percent.
India's Prime Minister-to-be Narenda Modi has a clear mandate to push forward an economic policy some already refer to as Modinomics. Can he deliver?
Japan has an "innate right" to defend itself, an advisor to PM Shinzo Abe said, following its steps to move Japan away from its pacifist constitution.
Thailand's economy shrank more than expected in the first quarter due to weak exports and domestic activity was depressed by political unrest.
Japan's stocks have faced a tough month, continuing to shed last year's gains as analysts grow disillusioned over the pace of promised reforms.
Data points from Asia's two biggest economies, the Bank of Japan and the Federal Reserve will likely influence regional markets this week.
Japan's machinery orders soared 19.1 percent on month in March, well above market expectations for a 6 percent rise, data on Monday showed.
China will manage its property sector at a local level as it seeks to avoid either a slowdown that undermines the economy or a surge in prices.
Hackers are attempting to exploit the buzz on social media about Narendra Modi's BJP win in the Indian elections through malicious spamming.
Unsold properties have spurred fears that China's real-estate market may be a ready-to-burst bubble, but its "ghost towns" may not be all that empty.
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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.