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China's foreign direct investment inflows rose at an annual pace of 2.2 percent in the first six months and were up only modestly for June.
The Bank of Japan on Tuesday stuck to its stimulus program and projections that inflation will reach its 2 percent target next year, but bit trimmed its 2014 growth target.
Messaging app operator Line applied for an IPO valued at over 1 trillion yen ($9.85 billion) around two weeks ago at the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Samsung has suspended business with a Chinese supplier accused of hiring child workers, after finding evidence that suggested accurate allegations.
Some industry watchers warn that challenges remain for Hollywood in China, despite the success of the latest Transformers movie.
As China flexes its muscles over territorial claims in the South and East China Seas, there are concerns that friction may lead to military conflict.
Australia is set to lose 50,000 to 75,000 jobs over the next few years as slowing mining investment hinders growth, Australia New Zealand Banking warned.
The child character in Singapore's anti-gambling ad was mocked for worrying his father bet the piggybank on Germany. But the followup tips no payout.
Ahead of China's second quarter growth figures on Wednesday, analysts broadly believe growth will pick up in the months ahead.
The first Budget under Prime Minister Narendra Modi widely met expectations, but not all India watchers were satisfied.
India is threatening to block a deal struck by trade ministers from around the world, which could halt efforts to revive multilateral trade talks.
Singapore's economy contracted unexpectedly in the second quarter, hurt by a slide in manufacturing activity, official data showed on Monday.
Japanese investors have been buying France's government debt recently in a record surge spurred by expectations that Europe faces deflation.
When Japan's PM Shinzo Abe came to power, he hoped a weaker yen would give exporters a boost and spur the inflation needed to revive Japan's economy.
A central bank decision in Japan and second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) from China will be the key events in Asia this week.
A former Macau business partner of Las Vegas Sands is suing Sands for at least $5 billion in profits that it says are owed.
Rising Asia corporate debt levels may make investors nervous after missed debt payments by a Portugal conglomerate spurred renewed default fears.
Record levels in India's stock markets amid continued post-election euphoria have raised concerns over whether a correction is due, but analysts say the bulls'rein will continue for some time.
An anchor at China's state broadcaster has been detained in an anti-corruption campaign, the Financial Times reports.
Chinese e-commerce company's board can be expanded to 11 members after Alibaba's New York IPO this year.
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China's official and the final Caixin/Markit purchasing managers' index (PMI) reflect weak domestic and global demand, says Tommy Xie, economist in Treasury research and strategy at OCBC.
Vietnam's relaxation of curbs on foreign ownership is an important step toward achieving an upgrade to emerging-market status, says Kevin Snowball, CEO of PXP Vietnam Asset Management.
China faces a dilemma in boosting its competitiveness via a weaker currency while ensuring growth in liquidity, says Viktor Shvets, head of Asian strategy at Macquarie Securities Group.