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Singapore's economy grew a much stronger-than-expected annualized 15.2 percent in the second quarter from the first, its strongest showing in more than two years, data showed.
Fireworks are out and frugality is in at China's national games as edicts require officials to tighten their belts as the economy slows. The Financial Times reports.
China plans new restrictions on vehicle sales in eight more cities in hopes it can curtail its worsening smog problems as roads become choked with traffic.
In a recent study, fish oil proved dangerous for men who have high levels of the compounds because it raises the risk of prostate cancer.
Weak trade data has led Lombard Street Research to warn that China could shock markets with a quarter-on-quarter contraction in GDP.
Executives of British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline in China have confessed to charges of bribery and tax law violations, China's security ministry said on Thursday.
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As the world's second largest economy suffers a deepening slowdown, neighboring rival India could be a major benefactor from China's lackluster performance, say economists.
A lack of action from the Bank of Japan may not be what the markets want, but some analysts argue that a consistent central bank is exactly what the markets need right now.
Hedge funds around the world saw negative returns in June to end seven months of straight gains amid a broad pull-back in equity markets, with those in Asia ex-Japan the worst hit.
A report that increasing air pollution in China is cutting short the life span of people is yet another piece of bad news for the country struggling with decade-slow growth.
China's Lenovo overtook U.S. tech giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) to become the No. 1 personal computer (PC) maker in the world, according to two technology research firms Gartner and IDC.
When it comes to investing in the Nikkei stock index, one bank remains unconvinced by Japan's recovery story.
Senators sought answers from Smithfield CEO on whether the its proposed sale to China's largest pork producer could hurt U.S. food safety and raise prices for American consumers.
Flight attendants aboard Asiana Flight 214 that still haven't been interviewed could help explain why the pilots initially told them not to evacuate the plane.
Shares in Hong Kong's Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group jumped as much as 16 percent on Wednesday after the world's largest jewelry retailer by market value reported strong revenue growth due to plummeting gold prices.
Rainstorms in China have sent Chinese traders on a global wheat-buying spree, providing support to global wheat prices. The Financial Times Reports.
U.S. appealed to China's self-interest on Wednesday with calls for deeper economic reforms including changes to the exchange rate policy and a halt to cyber theft of trade secrets.
Chinese plans to buy America's Smithfield Foods has created concern among some U.S. policymakers about the future of the pork industry and food safety.
Commodities have taken a beating lately from fears of a slowdown in China, but one battered metal could actually benefit from a hard landing in the world's second largest economy.
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