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A top Japanese government official said Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should delay a planned sales-tax increase.
Japan's economy is in the spotlight in Asia's business calendar this week as investors look to a suite of economic indicators for signs of recovery following a sales tax hike earlier this year.
China's top leaders wrapped up their four-day Fourth Plenum on Thursday, promising to enhance the rule of law in the world's second largest economy.
Protesters have created a self-sustaining village within a month of taking their call for democracy to the streets, as they ready for the long haul.
China new home prices fell 1.3 percent in September from the year-ago period, marking the first annual drop in almost two years.
Vietnamese property may finally be shaking off its years-long bear market to rise from the flames, with analysts pointing to rising sales and investment.
China is asserting control over local government financing by filling the gap with a huge expansion of the fledgling municipal bond market.
A Chinese smartphone maker is having a one-hour flash sale for customers to buy its $299 smartphone, which is normally available by invite.
Japan's new trade minister called his support group's spending at a racy bar "inappropriate".
China's property market looks to be on shaky ground, but Goldman Sachs isn't fretting about a sharp downturn in the sector.
China will launch a new $50B Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank on Friday as it steps up its challenge to World Bank. The Financial Times reports.
Chinese manufacturing activity picked up pace to a three-month high in October, a private survey showed on Thursday.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo failed to finalize his cabinet after the country's anti-corruption agency rejected eight candidates.
As the political struggle continues, Hong Kong's tycoons have maintained a studied silence on the outcome. The New York Times reports.
According to a fresh report from Euromonitor International, the top-five fastest growing consumer markets aren't the usual suspects.
Japan's Nikkei index has taken a rollercoaster ride so far this week, and some analysts believe traders should strap in for more turbulence.
Gold investors can at least count on one factor lending some support to prices this year—a stronger appetite for the metal in India during Diwali.
As fears grew over a widening Ebola outbreak, it was an unlikely company to which the world turned for help: Fujifilm. The Financial Times reports.
North Korea has freed Jeffrey Fowle, and he is being flown home to his family in Ohio, the White House said on Tuesday.
Australia's consumer prices cooled in the third quarter, giving the central bank room to hold interest rates low for longer.
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Prinn Panitchpakdi, Thailand Country Head at CLSA, says Thai markets offer opportunities for long-term investors based on historical price-to-earnings and price-to-book valuations.
Sim Moh Siong, FX strategist at Bank of Singapore, expects the Fed to raise rates in September, which will help the U.S. dollar to resume its strength after a brief consolidation in this quarter.
Rob Subbaraman, chief economist, Asia ex-Japan at Nomura, says the Bank of Thailand is "overburdened" and more measures to help the economy must come from the fiscal policy and reforms.