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As China's economy looks to be slowing, countries in the region are loading up on prophylactics.
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib spent as much as $15 million on luxury items, according to bank-transfer data from a Malaysian probe, The WSJ reported.
Japanese PM Abe insists a sales tax hike due next year will go ahead as planned, barring external shocks. But analysts seem less than convinced.
About 1 billion people could be severely short of water by 2050 if global growth continues without water use planning, a study found.
Sony is launching a 4K Ultra High-Definition movie-streaming service next week but it's not cheap.
Samsung Electronics is facing a lawsuit after the football legend claimed the group used a lookalike to promote TVs, the FT reports.
Taiwan's Foxconn Wednesday agreed to acquire Sharp at a big discount to its original offer after a month of wrangling.
Private investors should steer clear of China's mammoth banks, whose precarious state pose a risk to the world economy, an asset manager specializing in Asia told CNBC on Wednesday.
Two Chinese banks fell on their first trading day in Hong Kong on Wednesday, reflecting investor fears about non-performing loans and bad debt.
India on Tuesday approved 100 percent foreign investment in e-commerce companies, formalizing rules for the multi-billion dollar sector.
Some Japanese trust banks will start to put negative interest rates, passing on the cost of the central bank's negative rates, sources said.
Air New Zealand, the biggest shareholder in Virgin Australia Holdings, said on Wednesday it is considering selling its 25.9 percent holding.
Global emerging markets cinched foreign portfolio inflows of $36.8 billion in March, the strongest month since June 2014, according to the IIF.
A new proposal seeks to restrict access to foreign websites by blocking access to domains registered outside China, the Financial Times reports.
The British steel industry suffered a blow as Tata confirmed fears that it was about to put its UK business up for sale, reports the Financial Times.
Japan's industrial output fell 6.2 percent in February, underscoring fragile factory activity due to sluggish demand both at home and abroad.
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The blocking of the CETA calls into question the negotiation ability of the EU, says Jeremy Kinsman, distinguished visiting diplomat at Ryerson University.
Most Japanese equities have not been driven by fundamentals but by the strength in the Japanese yen, says StanChart WM's Manpreet Gill.
The new San Francisco service is only the beginning, with plans to add New York and Los Angeles non-stop flights too.