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Activity in China's factory sector contracted in January for the first time in more than two years, an official survey showed, a far worse result than expected.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's program to revive the nation's economy is set to meet perhaps its stiffest challenge, the nation's sclerotic farming industry.
Australia's conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott came under renewed leadership pressure on Sunday, following a voter backlash in a state poll and a slump in his personal approval rating.
General Motors and Chinese partner SAIC Motor Corp will soon announce a joint push into Indonesia, using their no-frills Wuling brand to establish a beachhead in Southeast Asia's biggest market and from there tackle other markets in the region.
Islamic State militants said they had beheaded a second Japanese hostage, journalist Kenji Goto.
China Minsheng Banking's president has resigned for personal reasons hours after several Chinese media outlets reported he was being investigated.
The captain of the AirAsia jet that crashed into the sea in December was out of his seat conducting an unorthodox procedure when his co-pilot apparently lost control.
New DNA evidence says significant chunks of humanity may carry genes from a few powerful men, including Genghis Khan.
The NBA has inked a deal with a Chinese internet giant Tencent giving it exclusive rights to stream games in China.
Honda cut its annual profit forecast as it set aside more cash to cover an expanded recall of cars to replace potentially faulty air bags.
Panasonic Corp has stopped making TVs in China and plans to liquidate its joint venture in Shandong due to strong pricing pressure, a company source said on Saturday.
Alibaba's magic carpet ride came to a standstill on Thursday, but experts say the world's largest e-commerce firm remains a compelling investment.
Colleen McCullough is likely Australia's best-known writer, but one Australian daily thought her weight was more important than her work.
Japan's Honda Motor Co sliced 6.5 percent off its core annual profit forecast.
A motley group of Thai civilians frustrated by their government's lackluster response to human trafficking have taken up arms to patrol a smuggling route.
Sunac plans to buy a 49.3 percent stake in troubled Chinese developer Kaisa, which recently missed bond coupon payments, Caixin magazine reported.
Gmail has become difficult to use in China, and in recent weeks the authorities have gummed up Astrill, which circumvents the Internet restrictions. The New York Times reports.
Japan's consumer inflation eased in December for a fifth straight month as oil prices slumped, raising further doubts over the Bank of Japan's ability to meet its ambitious inflation targets.
A new headache lies around the bend for Japan's Honda Motor cheaper U.S. petrol could lure buyers away from its fuel-efficient cars.
The CCP has launched a survey of how many of its members have committed suicide since Xi Jinping unveiled an anti-graft campaign two years ago. The Financial Times reports.
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Sandy Jadeja, chief market strategist at SignalPro, discusses how the cyclical patterns in charts helped him spot the global market downturn before it occurred.
The currency could fall to 4.50 against the dollar, says Adam Reynolds, CEO, Asia Pacific of Saxo Bank Group.
Nicholas Smith, Japan strategist at CLSA, says Japanese wage figures aren't adjusted for the number of hours worked.