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Labor leaders in Cambodia knew they had a strong case for higher wages: they had already compared notes with activists in neighboring countries.
Tens of thousands gather to protest against a pro-democracy campaign that has threatened to shut down the city's financial district.
Pope denounces the growing gap between the haves and have-nots, urging people to listen to 'the cry of the poor'.
Malaysia's economy expanded at a faster than expected pace in the second quarter, data showed on Friday, boosted by strong exports and robust consumption.
China's recent anti-monopoly law enforcement may be less about targeting foreign companies than combating another potential threat: income inequality.
Alibaba Pictures said it had found possible non-compliant accounting and had requested that trading of its Hong Kong-listed shares be suspended.
Chinese metals traders have opened offices in Singapore, aiming to capture opportunities created by the exit of a string of Western banks.
More wealthy Chinese are moving their money out of China to invest in Australia's property market as a corruption crackdown in China gathers momentum.
Buyers' resistance against entering China's real estate market reflects wider fears of a looming housing bust, which many analysts have singled out as the biggest macro risk the economy currently faces.
North Korea fired three short-range rockets off its east coast on Thursday, shortly before Pope Francis arrived in Seoul on his first visit to Asia.
Lenovo is preparing an "aggressive" smartphone push into emerging countries as it looks to extend its influence.
Reports of Singapore's first case of Ebola have been confirmed as false, the Straits Times reported on Thursday.
Indonesia's central bank on Thursday reported a larger than expected second quarter current account deficit, but kept key policy rates steady.
India's WPI eased to a five-month low in July, helped by a moderation in fuel costs, but soaring prices fuel inflationary pressures.
Lenovo said net income jumped 23 percent in the first quarter as it consolidated its position in the PC market while boosting smartphone shipments.
Singapore Telecommunications reported a 17 percent fall in its first-quarter profit, hurt by one-off items and adverse currency movements.
China's sharp credit growth slowdown in July may signal rising default risks in some parts of the economy, analysts said.
Rapidly expanding car-on-demand service Uber told CNBC Hong Kong was proving its fastest growing market so far, outside of the U.S.
More than 70 Chinese smaller cities and counties have dropped gross domestic product as a performance metric for government officials.
Telstra said it would buy back A$1 billion ($930 million) in shares and also hiked its dividend as full-year profits came in above forecasts.
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Prinn Panitchpakdi, Thailand Country Head at CLSA, says Thai markets offer opportunities for long-term investors based on historical price-to-earnings and price-to-book valuations.
Sim Moh Siong, FX strategist at Bank of Singapore, expects the Fed to raise rates in September, which will help the U.S. dollar to resume its strength after a brief consolidation in this quarter.
Rob Subbaraman, chief economist, Asia ex-Japan at Nomura, says the Bank of Thailand is "overburdened" and more measures to help the economy must come from the fiscal policy and reforms.