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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.
Foreign banks in China have warned that they will suffer severe from new rules aimed at limiting lending by domestic banks. The FT reports.
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.
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.
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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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.
Lang Lang says that winning competitions is seen as hugely important in China and this had proved detrimental for his early career.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
China's exports handily beat forecasts in November, as its leaders embark on an ambitious restructuring plan.
North Korea announced the dismissal of the once powerful uncle of leader Kim Jong Un, for what it described as a string of criminal acts.
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