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The selection of Shanghai as the headquarters for the BRICS bank could hurt Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's domestic ratings, according to one expert.
Many trash pickers in China are elderly people, unable to support themselves on meager government pensions. Global Post reports.
China posted better-than-expected GDP figures, but economists say there's little evidence of progress in rebalancing its economic growth model.
Rio Tinto said it was on track to produce 295 million tons of the steel-making material in 2014, up from 266 million last year.
China's economy grew 7.5 percent in the second quarter from the year-ago period, beating a broad consensus estimate of 7.4 percent and coming after the 7.4 percent expansion in the first quarter.
Commercial real estate volumes in Asia-Pacific are set to spike in the second half of this year, said Jones Lang LaSalle.
A typhoon killed at least 10 people across the Philippines and hit the capital, prompting the evacuation of almost more than 370,000 people.
In negotiations to create the new BRICS development bank, the main challenge was not a lack of resources or commitment, but fellow partner China.
Flags from Argentina, Germany and other World Cup countries line the streets of Manado, the capital city of the North Sulawesi province of Indonesia.
China's shadow banking firms slashed lending to property developers, potentially spelling trouble for the sector and the economy.
Dabbawalas are the bikers who take tiffins to hungry eaters in Mumbai, and their system is so efficient FedEx has studied it. GP reports.
June's headline 73 percent plunge in Singapore's new home sales may look worrying, but some analysts are pointing the blame at the World Cup.
China's foreign direct investment inflows rose at an annual pace of 2.2 percent in the first six months and were up only modestly for June.
The Bank of Japan on Tuesday stuck to its stimulus program and projections that inflation will reach its 2 percent target next year, but bit trimmed its 2014 growth target.
Messaging app operator Line applied for an IPO valued at over 1 trillion yen ($9.85 billion) around two weeks ago at the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Samsung has suspended business with a Chinese supplier accused of hiring child workers, after finding evidence that suggested accurate allegations.
Some industry watchers warn that challenges remain for Hollywood in China, despite the success of the latest Transformers movie.
As China flexes its muscles over territorial claims in the South and East China Seas, there are concerns that friction may lead to military conflict.
Australia is set to lose 50,000 to 75,000 jobs over the next few years as slowing mining investment hinders growth, Australia New Zealand Banking warned.
The child character in Singapore's anti-gambling ad was mocked for worrying his father bet the piggybank on Germany. But the followup tips no payout.
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Benedetto Della Vedova, Undersecretary of State at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Italy, says tougher sanctions on Russia won't affect the Italian economy.
Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac Bank, says expectations for a raft of positive U.S. data, along with the steady decline of the euro, will take the greenback higher.
David Ellis, Head of Australian Banking Research at Morningstar Australasia, discusses the bank's decision to offload a $1.2 billion portfolio of distressed British loans.