The contraband included 1,764 pounds of raw ivory and related products, 25 pounds of rhino horn and 35 bear paws, the China Daily says.» Read More
Australian economic data and reports of Chinese factory activity will likely influence the mood in Asian markets this week.
Japan's industrial output rose 0.5 percent on month in May, below expectations in a Reuters poll for a 0.9 percent rise but up from April's 2.5 percent decline.
Tencent Holdings, founder of the messaging app WeChat, will buy a 20 percent stake in online classifieds company 58.com for $736 million.
Japanese housewives, who typically control the family purse strings, are doling out more money to their working husbands amid rising prices.
Few outside China likely know about this device maker, but some analysts call the company a threat to dominant players like Apple and Samsung.
Indonesia's next leader has to be open to foreign investment to achieve job creation and poverty reduction, said Finance Minister Chatib Basri.
A fraud at China's third-largest port has forced banks and trading houses to consider new controls in China's massive commodity financing business.
Passengers and crew of the missing MH370 likely died from suffocation and coasted lifelessly into the ocean on autopilot, Australian officials said.
Power has been fully restored at the Sydney Airport after an outage early Friday delayed flights for thousands of travelers at the country's largest airport.
Despite a plethora of headwinds, Australia shares may be poised for a rally, as analysts expect more companies to pursue acquisitions.
Singapore, an Asian hub for banking and finance, is ramping up its bid to become a center for gold trading that may one day rival London.
Japan's core consumer prices rose 3.4 percent in May from a year earlier, data on Friday showed, rising at their fastest pace since April 1982.
The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will shift south along a narrow arc identified as the most likely resting place of the plane.
China's Alibaba plans to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange, under the ticker symbol "BABA," dealing a blow to rival Nasdaq.
Singaporean companies went on a record-setting M&A spree in the first half, with deal volume surging to $40 billion, according to Dealogic.
Shares of three Chinese firms soared in their Shenzhen stock exchange debuts on Thursday, the first mainland listings in over four months.
The Singapore Exchange said it will launch a physically deliverable gold contract to meet demand in Asia, the top consumer of the precious metal.
A swift rise in competition from China threatens an important pillar of Taiwan's economy, according to Barclays: the tech hardware industry.
An oversupply of residential property and market slowdown have left Chinese developers with a bad cash crunch, revealing China's real estate downturn.
It’s not too difficult to see similarities between Modinomics and Abenomics but the economic policies of the Indian and Japanese leaders are also very different, analysts say.
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