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Japan's core consumer prices rose 3.4 percent in May from a year earlier, data on Friday showed, rising at their fastest pace since April 1982.
The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will shift south along a narrow arc identified as the most likely resting place of the plane.
China's Alibaba plans to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange, under the ticker symbol "BABA," dealing a blow to rival Nasdaq.
Singaporean companies went on a record-setting M&A spree in the first half, with deal volume surging to $40 billion, according to Dealogic.
Shares of three Chinese firms soared in their Shenzhen stock exchange debuts on Thursday, the first mainland listings in over four months.
The Singapore Exchange said it will launch a physically deliverable gold contract to meet demand in Asia, the top consumer of the precious metal.
A swift rise in competition from China threatens an important pillar of Taiwan's economy, according to Barclays: the tech hardware industry.
An oversupply of residential property and market slowdown have left Chinese developers with a bad cash crunch, revealing China's real estate downturn.
It’s not too difficult to see similarities between Modinomics and Abenomics but the economic policies of the Indian and Japanese leaders are also very different, analysts say.
China shadow banks have lower lending rates than traditional banks, China Beige Book data show, but it may not signal a hiccup in efforts to curb the sector.
N. Korea is threatening retaliation if the U.S. does not stop the release of the comedy movie, "The Interview."
Chinese billionaire Chen Guangbiao promises free lunch at Boathouse in Central Park and 300 dollars to 250 of NY's homeless.
Japan's government and top carmakers are betting big that they can speed up the arrival of the fuel cell era: a technology that uses hydrogen as fuel.
Japan PM Abe's revamped growth strategy fell short of its hype, failing to provide critical details on how the proposed reforms would be employed.
KL taxi drivers are known for their reluctance to use the meter. But now the app GrabTaxi allows users to check drivers' backgrounds and gauge fares.
As a pro-democracy movement gains steam in Hong Kong, some worry the campaign could hurt the city's competitiveness and rattle its financial market.
When bosses of U.S. video messaging app Tango were on the lookout for a strategic partner, they turned in the direction of Hangzhou.
In a sluggish year for Asian exporters, Taiwan's economy and stock market are in a "sweet spot" thanks to Taiwan's position in the tech supply chain.
Japan's prime minister unveils package of measures aimed to boost long-term growth -- from corporate tax cuts to a bigger role for women.
A Japanese lawmaker apologized for telling a female member of the Tokyo city assembly to "hurry up and get married", which embarrassed the government.
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