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China does not feel threatened by countries in Southeast Asia and is optimistic about the situation in the South China Sea, the Foreign Ministry said.
The Indian state of Rajasthan has barred foreign direct investment in supermarkets, an ominous sign for global retailers.
Thailand went to the polls under heavy security on Sunday in an election that could push the divided country deeper into political turmoil.
The IMF has responded to the volatility in emerging markets by stressing the need for coherent policies and urgent action.
Growth in China's factory sector slowed in January, a government survey showed, reinforcing the view the economy started the year on a softer note.
In China, cultural traditions are under threat as village life, the bedrock of Chinese culture, disappears amid rapid urbanization, the NY Times reports.
A "hard landing" for China, the world's second-largest economy would have global repercussions. What are the risks and who's most vulnerable?
Protesters in Thailand gathered in Bangkok's busy tourist area of Chinatown for the third and final day of marches before Sunday's general election.
Toyota has told U.S. safety officials that seat material in several vehicles has failed to meet fire retardation standards and could face recall.
As the world's second-biggest economy rings in the Year of the Horse, global financial group REORIENT says China remains safe from a hard landing.
The markets will continue to grapple with emerging market fallout, due to lower liquidity stemming from the Federal Reserve's tapering policy.
Bitcoin received some good news on Friday with a prominent exchange resuming trading after a clampdown by the People's Bank of China.
Better than expected inflation data out of Japan has put its central bank’s 2 percent inflation target well within sight, analysts told CNBC.
Extreme weather poses one of the biggest risks to the global economy, experts warn, with some of world's largest cities in danger of being caught off-guard.
Emerging markets may be coming under the cosh, but there are five reasons to be positive on the Philippines, according to Capital Economics.
Anti-corruption crusader Arvind Kejriwal is scrambling to dispel fears that his populism and rabble rousing could be a liability for India.
When China averted a default in its shadow banking industry last week in the midst of an emerging market meltdown, investors heaved a sigh of relief.
The Beijing city government is trying to rein in fireworks if they contribute to severe smog during the forthcoming lunar new year. The FT reports.
Japan reported a 1.3 percent on-year rise in nationwide core CPI for December, a sign the economy is making progress on ending deflation.
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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.