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A Japanese lawmaker apologized for telling a female member of the Tokyo city assembly to "hurry up and get married", which embarrassed the government.
The pilot of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet used his personal flight simulator to practice journeys to the Indian Ocean, reports NBC News.
Malaysia could be more vulnerable to capital outflows than its emerging market peers like Indonesia when the Fed hikes rates, warn market watchers.
The unprecedented quantitative easing program the Bank of Japan launched last year could be at risk of failure, Oxford Economics says.
Indonesia's presidential election is two weeks away and a narrowing lead for frontrunner Joko "Jokowi" Widodo spells uncertainty for local markets.
Users of a betting site could not gamble on World Cup games amid a spat over an online payments engine outage between China's two internet groups.
Apple's suppliers will begin producing larger versions of the iPhone in China next month, Bloomberg reported citing sources.
China shares are stuck between hopes low valuations may spur bargain buying and fears of a potential credit crisis, but some see trading opportunities.
A rise in oil prices to nine-month highs amid turmoil in Iraq has raised worries about the outlook for some Asian economies like India and South Korea.
As Australia grapples with a mining sector downturn, economists warn that a new headwind may hit business sentiment: waning consumer confidence.
This week is expected to be relatively quiet for Asian markets, with Chinese factory activity and a barrage of Japanese data the likely focal points.
Household debt in Asia is growing quickly, spurring concerns consumers may struggle to pay their bills as interest rates start to tick higher.
China's manufacturing activity expanded for the first time in six months in June, a private survey showed on Monday, adding to signs that the world's second-biggest economy is stabilizing.
After an investigation banks and trading houses are aware of the risks of storing commodities in China's warehouse sector.
In a country where owning a car has long been a symbol of luxury and success, around 85 percent of Chinese car buyers still buy cars with cash.
A record 14 shareholder proposals for higher returns will be made at annual general meetings this month, according to IR Japan, a research firm.
China has sent four oil rigs into the South China Sea in a sign that Beijing is stepping up its exploration for oil and gas in the tense region.
One of the two hopefuls in Indonesia's presidential election has been accused of being a closet Christian, the other of being a foreigner and unfit to lead the nation.
China's National Audit Office has found irregularities at 11 state-owned conglomerates.
The United States downgraded Thailand, Malaysia and Venezuela to its list of the world's worst centers of human trafficking on Friday, opening up the countries to possible sanctions and dumping them in the same category as North Korea and Syria.
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