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Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters have blockaded key shopping areas, and analysts are keeping a running toll on how badly the economy will be hit.
Hundreds of flights were cancelled and thousands of people advised to evacuate as a powerful typhoon lashed Japan on Monday.
Economic growth in the East Asia Pacific region will outpace growth in developed nations, according to a World Bank economic update.
Western companies have traditionally stuck to their backyards when it comes to recruiting board members, but this is changing.
BHP Billiton aims to cut its iron ore production costs by more than 25 percent and squeeze more tons from its mines as it aims to overtake Rio Tinto.
Three central bank meetings will take the spotlight in Asia-Pacific during this holiday-shortened week.
The Australian dollar had managed to keep diehard fans among currency traders and analysts, but now some of them are throwing in the towel.
Protests in Hong Kong could hit the sales of luxury goods makers as mainland Chinese tourists shun the region and buy their items elsewhere.
As protesters demanding for universal suffrage continue to occupy streets in Hong Kong, some in Taiwan are keeping a close eye on the event.
Despite handwringing over how badly protests will hit Hong Kong tourism, it isn't clear whether the turmoil is keeping mainland tourists away.
Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong pushed FireChat into the spotlight on Sunday, when the messaging app added 100,000 users in 24 hours.
Australian special forces troops will be deployed in Iraq to assist in the fight against Islamic State militants, PM Tony Abbott said on Friday.
The U.S. lifted an arms embargo against its old enemy. But that doesn't mean U.S.-made weapons will sell there.
Indonesian markets have priced in bright prospects for reforms, but a new law eliminating local elections has spurred concerns of political gridlock.
New plans to clean up China's long-feared local government debt will bring near-term pain, but a longer-term fix may be in sight, analysts say.
A commodity fraud at China's Qingdao port has sparked a surprise jump in nickel exports and pushed back expectations of a global supply shortage.
Japan's new trade and industry minister, Yuko Obuchi, may have what it takes to become the country's first female prime minister.
Singaporeans spend the second most amount of time on the Internet, after Indians, a study by Tata Communications has found.
Monday will be the key test for Hong Kong's pro-democracy demonstrations and will determine whether it will be a lasting movement, say analysts.
China's recent push to tighten control over Hong Kong's political process could turn out to be a very costly move for Beijing.
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Mark South, Beneficiary Communications Delegate at British Red Cross, says access to rural areas of Nepal remain difficult following a serious earthquake over the weekend.
Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst at Intelligent Investor, says iron ore prices remain tied to the supply-demand response, so investors shouldn't get too carried away by recent gains.
Erwin Sanft, Head of China Strategy at Macquarie, says disappointment on credit easing and economic reforms are two factors that can stop China's stock market rally.