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China's November retail sales rose 13.7 percent from a year earlier, above expectations for a 13.3 percent rise, while factory output rose a firm 10 percent, data on Tuesday showed.
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Tuesday she would not resign ahead of national elections set for February 2.
China’s yuan hit a fresh record high on Tuesday and unprecedented demand has made it stand out as one of the world’s most attractive currencies.
Japan stocks, already up nearly 51 percent this year, may get another leg up after lawmakers last week submitted a long-awaited bill to legalize casinos.
Foreign banks in China have warned that they will suffer severe from new rules aimed at limiting lending by domestic banks. The FT reports.
Chinese hackers eavesdropped on the computers of five European foreign ministries before the G20 Summit, which was dominated by the Syrian crisis.
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Lang Lang says that winning competitions is seen as hugely important in China and this had proved detrimental for his early career.
Pop star Katy Perry will soon have a permanent home on Singapore's Sentosa Island in the city's new Madame Tussauds museum due to open in 2014.
As residents say the building boom is a throwback to Japan's troubled 1990s, they worry that, like previous attempts, this growth will not last.
Twenty seven people have been arrested following the worst case of civil unrest that Singapore has seen in over four decades, local press reported.
Indian stocks jumped on Monday amid euphoria over the opposition party's success in state elections, but experts say enthusiasm should be tempered.
Thailand's prime minister dissolved parliament, calling snap elections, but analysts say it may be too late to stop anti-government protests crippling Bangkok.
There is a very powerful growth impulse coming from China's export sector that could boost its economy over the coming quarters, say economists.
Thai Prime Minister said she would dissolve parliament and hold an election "as soon as possible" following a wave of anti-government protests.
China's consumer price index rose a less-than-expected 3 percent in November from a year earlier, compared with a 3.2 percent rise in October.
The week ahead is likely to see focus return to the outlook for China's economy, with a slew of economic data lined up for release.
Concerns Hong Kong's home prices face a hit from any moves by the Federal Reserve to begin tapering its asset purchases may not pan out, analysts say.
Japan's economy grew 0.3 percent in the third quarter from the previous one, revised down from am initial estimate of 0.5 percent, data showed.
India's Congress party was headed for a defeat in state elections, underlining the struggle it will face to cling to power in May's national election.
Despite EU finance ministers failing to reach a banking deal, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, President of the Eurogroup, explains why he still thought the meeting was a success.
David Mann, Regional Head of Research, Asia at Standard Chartered Bank, warns that North Asian markets will fare better than their Southeast Asian peers next year.
Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific at Standard & Poor's speaks about the key risk scenarios and growth opportunities for Asia in 2014.