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Japan's exports and imports tumbled in May, raising concern about the outlook for the country as it weathers a rise in consumption tax.
Indonesia's twin budget and current account deficits are threatening to "go wild" once again, and soon, warns Société Générale.
China's army is relaxing standards to allow shorter, fatter and more myopic soldiers to recruit the brainpower needed to man its high-tech weapons.
Rival suitors GE and Siemens were told by the French government to come up with better offers for engineering group Alstom on Tuesday.
Singapore's May exports fell on weak shipments of electronics and pharmaceuticals, hinting it isn't benefiting from developed economies' recovery.
The islands have all that one could ask of a tropical resort destination: white sand, turquoise waters and sea winds.
Sentiment towards Japanese stocks may start to improve again now the government has started acting on its promise to deliver long-term economic reform.
An obscure smartphone maker has done what some feared was impossible: created a successful European challenger to tech giants Samsung and Apple.
Samsung is buying more local bonds with its $60 billion cash pile as domestic banks grow reluctant to overload on deposits from the giant.
Alibaba's revenue growth slipped in the first quarter, but the real question is how much money it can make in mobile transactions.
Britain says Chinese tourists can use the same website to apply for a British and a Schengen visa, which allows travel to almost all EU countries.
Corporate debt in Asia-Pacific will exceed that of North America and Europe combined by 2016 as the center of gravity shifts to the region, says S&P.
Economic data from China and commentary from central banks across the region will set the tone of trade in Asia-Pacific this week.
Competition to acquire Alstom has intensified, as Siemens and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries are expected to make a joint offer, the NYT reports.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will arrive in London on Monday evening for talks on billion-dollar trade deals.
The number of private homes sold by developers in Singapore in May was the highest monthly figure in almost a year, government data showed on Monday.
China's gradual monetary policy loosening may be discreet, but the cumulative effect is proving just as powerful as an outright cut in bank reserves.
The yuan, which saw its biggest weekly jump in 2½ years last week, is set to continue on its appreciation path, say strategists.
China will hit its 7.5 percent growth target, Chinese Premier Li said, adding the government was ready to adjust policy to make sure it does.
As tensions between China and Hong Kong swell, more mainlanders are choosing to vacation in Taiwan.
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Paul Haswell, Partner of Pinsent Masons, explains why more Asian technology players are seeking merger and acquisition opportunities in Europe.
Kim Eng Tan, Senior Director, Sovereign & International Public Finance Ratings, says the ongoing rout in oil markets will boost Thailand, South Korea and India, but weigh on oil exporter Malaysia.
Jim O'Donnell, Chief Investment Officer of Forward Management, attributes the disappointment over Alibaba's revenues to "expectations getting ahead of themselves."