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News of a pick-up in China's factory activity suggests the world's second-largest economy is regaining its momentum, analysts told CNBC.
Singapore stocks are trading at their highest in almost a year and having lagged regional peers, analysts say the market could gain the upper hand.
China has launched a security operation to stop anyone commemorating the jubilee of an event that has been wiped from the memory of the nation.
Central bank decisions and a barrage of economic reports in China and Australia will be in focus for Asian markets this week.
China's factory activity picked up in May, a government survey showed, adding to signs of stabilization in the world's second-largest economy.
Thailand's military government has readied thousands of troops and police to stop any protests on Sunday against its seizure of power.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Saturday warned China against aggression in the South China Seas.
China's military on Sunday defended the country's territorial claims in the South China Sea, but acknowledged the need for rules to avoid conflict.
The head of the military junta that took over Thailand in a coup said that elections may take over a year as peace and reforms must come first.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called for his country to take a "greater and more proactive role" in regional security.
Protesters will test Thai coup leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha this weekend after he said there would be no elections in for more than a year.
India's economy grew by 4.6 percent in the first three months of the year, coming in below the 4.8 percent expected by a Reuters consensus.
Thai anti-coup protesters have tacked the golden arches on signs and McDonald's could take action if they don't stop. NBC News reports.
The Philippines posted weaker-than-expected first quarter growth, but Southeast Asia's 'rising star' economy is still rising, analysts say.
It's about time the yuan started to head back up against the dollar. After all, things don't look that bad for China's economy, some analysts say.
Anywhere but Thailand, a military coup combined with an economic contraction would spur a stock selloff, but shares there are surprisingly resilient.
The Thai army will send officials to Singapore and Japan to seek censorship from Facebook, Google and instant messenger service Line, a delegate said.
Significant monetary easing from China's central bank may be just around the corner, according to Barclays.
Japan's core consumer prices rose 3.2 percent in April, rising by their fastest pace in 23 years after a rise in the sales tax lifted prices.
India's newly appointed Finance Minister, Arjun Jaitley, has drawn a mixed response from investors.
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