Malaysia Airlines staff now face a new ordeal - a quarter of them may lose their jobs at the unprofitable airline, hit by two jet disasters this year.
Tokyo Electric Power will pay nearly half a million dollars as compensation in a lawsuit related to a woman's suicide.
A deluge of Japanese economic data on Friday is set to influence expectations on whether the BOJ will top up its stimulus program.
China Vanke Co is offering discounts of up to $325,000 to home buyers who shop on Alibaba's Taobao, an e-commerce platform.
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