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Forecasters have slashed their growth expectations for SEAsia's key financial hub just a week before the government presents the 2016 budget.
Foodpanda has tested delivering meals in Singapore via drones, or unmanned aircrafts, marking an escalation in the nation's delivery wars.
A South Korean tele-drama is proving too hot for China to handle, prompting Beijing to warn of the social ills of too much viewing.
Premier Li Keqiang expressed confidence in the outlook for the world's second-largest economy on Wednesday.
There are signs the commodities rout is bottoming out, but iron ore prices still face downside risk, BHP Billiton's CEO told CNBC.
Myanmar's parliament elected a close friend and confidant of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi as president on Tuesday.
The hydrocarbon exploration and licensing policy and a liberalized gas price regime would reduce India's energy imports, the Financial Times reports.
Reports that China is to introduce a new Tobin tax on foreign currency transactions is raising questions among investors.
The global economy appears to be trapped in Japan-style stagnation, HSBC's high-profile senior economic adviser said on Tuesday, adding his voice to the chorus of economist warnings.
As polls open, the political elite in Tokyo is slowly confronting the idea of Donald Trump as US president, reports the Financial Times.
Japan's central bank kept its powder dry at its March policy review on Tuesday, with economists now only expecting further stimulus in July.
Kim Jong Un said his country would conduct a nuclear warhead test and a test launch of ballistic missiles, the KCNA news agency reported.
Chinese authorities are seeking to crack down on a surge of unregulated lending that is pushing up property prices, reports the Financial Times.
Central banks are hoping negative rates will boost lending, but the policies may have an unintended effect, according to BlackRock.
Industrial giant General Electric is committed to weathering China's economic restructuring despite the uncertainty, John Rice says.
Mobile consumers in this market hold 30 percent of the world's share of smartphones. Now they are reshaping the face of the retail industry.
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U.K. GDP figures benefited from the global financial rebound and higher tourism expenditure, says Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International's Brendan Brown.
Saudi Arabia is committed to bringing OPEC together but a 4 percent output cut seems unrealistic, says Credit Suisse's David Hewitt.
Rob Enderle, principal analyst at Enderle Group, talks about how Alphabet's revenues are still largely from search.