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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.
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.
Ahead of China's second quarter growth figures on Wednesday, analysts broadly believe growth will pick up in the months ahead.
The first Budget under Prime Minister Narendra Modi widely met expectations, but not all India watchers were satisfied.
India is threatening to block a deal struck by trade ministers from around the world, which could halt efforts to revive multilateral trade talks.
Singapore's economy contracted unexpectedly in the second quarter, hurt by a slide in manufacturing activity, official data showed on Monday.
Japanese investors have been buying France's government debt recently in a record surge spurred by expectations that Europe faces deflation.
When Japan's PM Shinzo Abe came to power, he hoped a weaker yen would give exporters a boost and spur the inflation needed to revive Japan's economy.
A central bank decision in Japan and second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) from China will be the key events in Asia this week.
A former Macau business partner of Las Vegas Sands is suing Sands for at least $5 billion in profits that it says are owed.
Rising Asia corporate debt levels may make investors nervous after missed debt payments by a Portugal conglomerate spurred renewed default fears.
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