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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe moved closer to easing constitutional curbs that have kept Japan's military from fighting abroad since World War Two.
A slew of data from China on Friday provided fresh signs that the economy is stabilizing, aided by targeted stimulus measures from Beijing.
Hitachi said it hopes to join Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Siemens AG in their joint bid for Alstom SA's energy assets.
Japan's central bank left its monetary policy steady by a unanimous vote on Friday.
Japan's government is planning to cut the country's corporate tax rate -- a move that could prove as controversial as the recent consumption tax hike.
India's monsoon season is expected to yield the lowest rainfall in four years, exacerbating the country's inflation battle through higher food prices.
An investigation into metals financing in a northeastern Chinese port city has cast a chill in Singapore.
If China's consumers slow their retail purchases, U.S. companies with Chinese market ties may take hits to sales.
Japan stocks have disappointed this year, but some funds are betting companies will finally put their piles of cash to work for shareholders.
South Korea's central bank held interest rates steady for a 13th consecutive month on Thursday.
Despite the major time difference with host country Brazil, Asian fans and businesses alike are scheming up ways to get in on the football fever.
Australian employment unexpectedly fell for the first time in five months in May, but jobless rate remained steady.
Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group unveiled its first direct-to-consumer online shop in the United States on Wednesday.
New Zealand's central bank delivered its third consecutive rate hike on Thursday and could make that four in a row, some analysts say.
India's new government has made fighting inflation its top priority, easing concern about the potential for conflict with the country's central bank.
Japan's core machinery orders fell 9.1 percent on month in April retreating from March's record 19.1 percent rise.
Korea and Taiwan may look developed, but MSCI won't consider including them in developed market indexes, sticking them with emerging market status.
New Zealand's central bank raised rates for a third consecutive review on Thursday, and said further rises would be needed to contain inflation.
Japanese airbag maker Takata's safety crisis deepened after Toyota recalled more vehicles in Japan and Takata warned more fixes may come.
A surge in business loans to the slowing mainland Chinese economy has prompted Hong Kong regulators to impose strict financial rules.
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