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The Thai army will send officials to Singapore and Japan to seek censorship from Facebook, Google and instant messenger service Line, a delegate said.
Significant monetary easing from China's central bank may be just around the corner, according to Barclays.
Japan's core consumer prices rose 3.2 percent in April, rising by their fastest pace in 23 years after a rise in the sales tax lifted prices.
India's newly appointed Finance Minister, Arjun Jaitley, has drawn a mixed response from investors.
Rather than blaming China's slowing economy on the usual property and debt suspects, some analysts are pointing the finger at the war on pollution.
Australian officials said they had searched where four signals thought to be by MH370 had been heard, and had now discounted it as its final location.
Thai Facebook users were alarmed when the ICT Ministry blocked Facebook access at military request, but the junta blamed a technical problem.
Japan will be able to pursue a military export deal when its defense and foreign ministers meet their Australian counterparts in Tokyo next month.
Sixty-three percent of Australians are overweight, a study published Thursday showed, highlighting the country's growing obesity problem.
China and India won't be making it to the soccer World Cup finals in the next 20 years, according to Goldman Sachs.
Alibaba’s money market fund, Yu’e Bao, has pulled in $90 billion in 10 months. Institutional Investor reports.
Japan's retail sales tumbled 4.4 percent on year in April as a rise in the country's consumption tax weighed on spending, data on Thursday showed.
China's millionaire machine has slowed, suggesting that the country's economic weakness is reaching the top of the economy.
The outlook in Asia for exports, one of the key swing factors for the region's broader economy, remains uncertain, economists say.
Profits by Chinese industrial firms rose 9.6 percent in April to 468.6 billion yuan ($75 billion) from last year, down from 10.7 percent in March.
China will overtake the U.S. as the world's largest mobile phone market this year for the first-time ever, according to research out on Wednesday.
Asian buyers are joining a number of high-profile investors hoping to find riches in the Spanish property market.
China's slowing property market poses the most substantial macro risk to China's economy in the coming quarters, analysts at JP Morgan said.
Asia's young adults face an "integrity crisis" amid corruption in many of the region's developing countries, says Transparency International.
Reports this week that Chinese fishing boats rammed and sank a Vietnamese fishing boat in the South China Sea has fueled concerns about geopolitical risk in Asia.
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The key risk for Chinese stocks is when the government decides to pull the plug on policy support, says Eric Robertsen, head of Global Macro Strategy at Standard Chartered.
Until a clearer picture emerges in the case of Greece, the euro will likely continue to stumble, says David Greene, head of Dealing at AFEX Australia.
For oil markets right now, a return of Iranian supply is a bigger worry than geopolitical risks, says Victor Shum, VP at IHS Energy Insight.