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Shenzhen suspended 14 police officers and put a police chief under investigation on suspicion of feasting on an endangered giant salamander.
Asian airlines are slashing fuel surcharges as oil prices hover at six-year lows, butcarriers are likely to bump up fares to maintain margins.
Investigators probing the AirAsia crash are examining maintenance records of its automated control systems, and how the pilots handle plane failures.
Xiaomi has taken its home market by storm, but domestic rival Huawei has stepped up its game in an attempt to gain against "China's Apple."
Qantas Airways will raise base ticket prices to offset drop of fuel surcharges, a move against calls for the airline industry to lower fares.
The Singapore dollar slumped 5 percent against the U.S. dollar in 2014, and strategist expect more pain ahead, forecasting a decline of up to 5 percent by year-end.
Australia faced a rise in temperature of more than 5 degrees Celsius by the end of the century, an increase that is quicker than global rates.
A Chinese tycoon is suing six local governments for late payments on contracts, in a rare legal action that highlights the risks of debts. The Financial Times reports.
Shanghai has ditched its official economic growth target for 2015, becoming the first major city or province in China to abandon such metrics. The Financial Times reports.
Obama ended a landmark day in India with a $ 4 billion pledge, seeking to release the "untapped potential" of a business and strategic partnership.
The ECB's Japan-style QEis just the trigger needed to put the sputtering Nikkei rally back on track, say Tokyo stock strategists.
Apple can continue to grow in China despite market dominance by Android and other cellphone makers, one analyst said.
Cyber Caliphate, a hacker group that claims affiliation with ISIS, appears to have defaced the website of Malaysia Airlines on Monday morning.
The head of China's sovereign wealth fund says weak growth, divergence and instability are the "new normal" for the global economy.
Japan will be in the spotlight this week, where the release of key data will shed some light on the state of the world's third-largest economy.
Japan's exports grew the most in a year in December, helped by a weak yen and pickup in overseas demand, an encouraging sign for the economy.
Japanese rice is added to Chinese consumers' list of everyday foods bought at luxury-good prices because they fear the local alternatives aren't safe.
Apple expected to report more iPhone sales in China than in the US, highlighting the shifting power balance of the smartphone market, the FT reports.
Barack Obama and Narendra Modi unveiled plans of nuclear trade and to deepen defense ties, in hopes of a strategic partnership.
Jim Yong Kim said at the World Economic Forum on Saturday that India's new prime minister is making "extremely promising" reforms.
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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.