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South East Asian countries clinched the top four spots in an education index produced by UK-based education and publishing company Pearsons.
Alibaba has agreed to help Amazon.com rival ShopRunner sell to China and handle delivery within the country.
The sacking of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra could lead to more political unrest, prompting some to review their Thai growth forecasts.
China's exports and imports rose in April from the year-ago period, government data showed on Thursday, defying expectations for a dip on both figures.
Japanese stocks seem to have lost their luster, but according to global research house Capital Economics the Nikkei is set for a dramatic turnaround.
National Australia Bank on Thursday highlighted rising pressure on margins as it posted an 8.5 percent rise in cash earnings.
Calling China's property market a popping bubble might make for catchy headlines, but it isn't clear analysts really expect a massive downturn.
Tensions rise as Vietnam said on Wednesday a Chinese vessel intentionally rammed two of its ships in a part of the disputed South China Sea.
Vietnam said on Wednesday a Chinese vessel intentionally rammed two of its ships in a part of the disputed South China Sea where Beijing has deployed a giant oil rig.
While Japanese carmakers have fallen behind in the race to win over Chinese consumers, they are shifting into high gear to regain lost market share.
The once dominant Nintendo has taken a backseat in the gaming world, but the company is hoping that new launches will help it get back in the game.
A Thai court found Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra guilty on Wednesday of violating the constitution and said she could no longer serve as caretaker premier, a decision likely to increase tensions in the bitterly divided nation.
The IPO could open the gates to other Chinese companies listing on US exchanges and ultimately, competing against US companies eye-to-eye.
China's plans to establish a shale industry to rival the U.S.'s could be a blow for some of the world's poorest gas exporters.
Thai stocks hit their lowest level in almost one month Wednesday on renewed concerns about political turmoil.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is relatively unknown in the U.S. But that's about to change.
All Japan's economy needs to take off is a small shift in consumption, according to Jeremy Bennett, chief executive of Nomura International.
Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific's "too sexy" uniforms for female flight attendants have made sexual harassment concerns a sky-high issue.
As the cracks in China's housing market deepen, the country's major property developers are scouring the world for new opportunities.
Alibaba has filed for a U.S. initial public offering which will see it become the largest Chinese firm to list in New York.
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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.