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North Korea fired three short-range rockets off its east coast on Thursday, shortly before Pope Francis arrived in Seoul on his first visit to Asia.
Lenovo is preparing an "aggressive" smartphone push into emerging countries as it looks to extend its influence.
Reports of Singapore's first case of Ebola have been confirmed as false, the Straits Times reported on Thursday.
Indonesia's central bank on Thursday reported a larger than expected second quarter current account deficit, but kept key policy rates steady.
India's WPI eased to a five-month low in July, helped by a moderation in fuel costs, but soaring prices fuel inflationary pressures.
Lenovo said net income jumped 23 percent in the first quarter as it consolidated its position in the PC market while boosting smartphone shipments.
Singapore Telecommunications reported a 17 percent fall in its first-quarter profit, hurt by one-off items and adverse currency movements.
China's sharp credit growth slowdown in July may signal rising default risks in some parts of the economy, analysts said.
Rapidly expanding car-on-demand service Uber told CNBC Hong Kong was proving its fastest growing market so far, outside of the U.S.
More than 70 Chinese smaller cities and counties have dropped gross domestic product as a performance metric for government officials.
Telstra said it would buy back A$1 billion ($930 million) in shares and also hiked its dividend as full-year profits came in above forecasts.
The Bank of Korea has cut interest rates for the first time in 15 months on Thursday, in a decision that was widely expected.
Japan's core machinery orders rose 8.8 percent on month in June government data showed on Thursday.
China's economy showed signs of softening, suggesting more policy support may be needed to keep growth on track as a property downturn worsens.
Shares of Malaysia's latex glove makers have had a tough year so far, but some analysts expect panic over Africa's Ebola outbreak may spur gains.
After turning their back on domestic equities for five years, Indian retail investors have finally begun to dip their toes back into the market, a trend that could help sustain the bumper rally seen over the past year, say strategists.
Chinese travelers are the most likely to exaggerate their holiday experience upon returning home, a global survey by Hotels.com found.
Samsung has unveiled its latest smartphone, the Galaxy Alpha, in a warning shot to Apple ahead of the U.S. firm's rumored iPhone 6 launch.
A flurry of economic data on Wednesday showed China's recovery remains patchy despite several rounds of targeted easing by the government in recent months, triggering talk that more support measures may be in the pipeline.
Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways said its net profit rocketed in the first half as it launched new services and operated fuel-efficient jets.
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Karakoram Highway which links China to Pakistan, is one of the most elevated international roads in the world and is set to undergo an infrastructure upgrade costing around $46 billion.
CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports from China's ancient and westernmost city Kashgar, which will be a linchpin along the revived trade route under China's 'One Belt, One Road' initiative.
Bernard Ching, head of Malaysia Research at Alliance DBS, says the relief rally in the Malaysian market is driven by factors such as foreign investors, commodities and the Malaysian ringgit.