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The Chinese government says its debt problem is under control, but the people of Pianpo village have cause to disagree.
Japan's government opened on Monday a week-long hearing that may help determine Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's decision on how to proceed with a planned increase in sales tax.
India's economic growth likely languished at a decade-low of around 4.6 percent in the April-June quarter, with the deepening slowdown sparing few sectors in Asia's number three economy.
With its currency in meltdown and growth at the lowest in the past decade, India's government on Monday passed a $19.8 billion-a-year food subsidy bill.
Equities in south east Asia are over-valued despite the ongoing emerging market rout and investors should get out while they still can, a senior portfolio manager from Macquarie told CNBC on Monday.
The current market rout in emerging Asia isn't another late 1990's-style financial crisis, but analysts have concerns that the region may not be able to "catch-up" with the developed world.
Even as India continues to suffer from a crisis of confidence among investors, policymakers haven't fared as badly as many industry watchers have suggested.
Thailand may have been 'ground zero' during the Asian financial crisis in the late 1990s, but the country isn't seen at risk this time around.
South Korea is ready to tackle the potential fallout from a winding down of U.S. monetary stimulus and would embrace tightening measures if necessary, the nation's deputy prime minister told CNBC.
Tanks were bolted together as makeshift repository for the cascade of water being pumped through the reactors of Fukushima, but at least one of the tanks has already failed.
Chinese prosecutors demanded a heavy sentence for Bo, saying his "whimsical" challenge to bribery and abuse of power charges flew in the face of the evidence.
The beleaguered rupee, which has pared back losses after breaching the 65 mark against the U.S. dollar last week, will head back to 60 in the coming months.
China has detained a well-known Chinese-American microblogger and angel investor as Beijing rolls out a new campaign to "purify" the country's social media, writes Kathrin Hille.
Aspiring PM Clive Palmer, has lashed out at Kevin Rudd and Tony Abbott, claiming neither of them understand the concept of business or how to get the country’s economy back on track.
Economic growth data from India and the Philippines, as well as trade data from Thailand, are to be in focus this week as investors assess outlook for Asia's emerging markets.
According to a report released this week, the world's second-largest economy will be the globe's largest importer of oil by 2017.
Ousted senior Chinese politician Bo Xilai angrily ripped into his former police chief on Sunday on the fourth day of his trial, calling him a "vile character" who faked testimony accusing Bo of covering up a murder committed by his wife.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to promote the advanced medical technology industry as part of a plan to breathe new life into the economy- but the country's doctors' lobby is opposing what they say is risky surgery.
Emerging markets are in a better position than they were in the 1990s, even with the recent plunge in places like India and Indonesia, Pimco CEO Mohamed El-Erian said on Friday.
Tesla Motors's plans to enter the China auto market have stalled after a Chinese businessman claimed trademark rights to the name, Reuters reported.
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