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For Asian markets this week, the direction of the Chinese economy and the Federal Reserve's monetary policy are likely to remain the key focal points.
China's highly anticipated second quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data allayed some fears over a sharp growth deceleration, yet cheer was limited in Asian markets on Monday.
Doctors in India work to calm the convulsions and keep the children hydrated, but then have to watch helplessly as their young patients die. The New York Times reports.
British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline used travel agencies and consultancies to bribe officials and doctors and illegally boosted the sales prices of its drugs sold in China.
A slowdown in China's job market is a major risk factor for policymakers, and economists say this could lead them to boost growth if there are further signs of deterioration.
"Abenomics" hinges on a pick-up in consumer spending, but eight months after its launch, it has yet to convince many Japanese to part with their thrifty ways.
China's vast market for foreign goods and services, once seen by global companies as a modern-day El Dorado, is becoming a weight around their necks as its growth slows.
Singapore has seen soaring household debt levels in recent years as low interest rates have led to a borrowing spree, prompting the government to step in to curb demand.
Don't be tempted by cheap emerging market valuations just yet, say strategists: The short term is still fraught with danger.
Nissan Motor takes the veil off the first car in its resurrected Datsun brand in New Delhi on Monday, part of a foray by the Japanese auto maker into cheap cars for emerging markets.
China's central bank pledged on Sunday to use a mix of policy tools to adjust banking liquidity to ensure steady credit growth,to soothe market fears about tighter monetary conditions.
A Chinese girl died in a San Francisco hospital on Friday, becoming the third fatality in the crash of an Asiana Airlines jet at the city's airport last Saturday, doctors and Chinese officials said.
China has cancelled plans to build a uranium processing plant in a southern Chinese city a day after hundreds of protesters took to the streets demanding the project be scrapped.
Chinese cellphone chip designer Spreadtrum Communications will be acquired by a unit of government-owned Tsinghua Holdings for a raised offer price of about $1.78 billion.
Indonesia surprised with a rate hike twice the size of what the market expected, which the central bank says will bring capital back to the country and support its flagging currency.
China's slowing economy has led to talk of whether the central bank should encourage the yuan to weaken, helping struggling exports. Analysts say such a move would be the wrong medicine.
The Bank of Japan's hefty monetary stimulus should compensate for any unwinding of the U.S. Federal Reserve's ultra-easy monetary policy and that should support markets, analysts say.
China's finance minister, Lou Jiwei, said he expects the country's economic growth for 2013 to come in at 7 percent, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday.
Swiss National Bank begins operations in Singapore, seeking to better manage its portfolio of assets denominated in the region's currencies. The Financial Times reports.
Senior U.S. and Chinese officials sharply disagreed on Thursday over China's handling of fugitive Edward Snowden, who was allowed to leave Hong Kong last month.
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Adithep Vanabriksha, Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Aberdeen Asset Management, explains why Thailand's outlook has improved. He also names the Thai stocks which offer attractive valuations.
Nicholas Smith, Japan Strategist at CLSA, says Japan's consumer price index for June remains "decent" after stripping out the volatility in food and energy prices.
Werner Husmann, President for Asia Pacific at Steinway & Sons, highlights the rise of wealthy individuals in China as one of the factors fueling its business in the mainland.