The Japanese spent more than they saved in the 12 months ended March 2014, the first time that's happened since the data set began in 1955.» Read More
The US has offered a $5 million bounty and filed new charges against a Chinese businessman.
The Bank of Japan is expected to keep monetary policy steady on Wednesday and lay out projections suggesting no additional stimulus in the near-term.
Income inequality has been rising rapidly in China and may be far more severe than originally thought, according to a new study.
China's WH Group has cancelled its planned Hong Kong IPO as a downturn in equity markets weighed further on demand.
Samsung's second consecutive profit decline has failed to dent investor optimism over the company's outlook.
Industrial output in Japan rose 0.3 percent in March on-month, below analyst forecasts in a Reuters poll for a 0.5 percent increase, data on Wednesday showed.
U.K. gym chain Fitness First is further muscling into Asia with plans to open 50 new clubs over the next five years, the firm announced Monday.
The Philippines could be next in line to join the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), according to the country's Secretary of Trade & Industry.
China's banking regulator has urged authorities and banks to step up an investigation into iron ore financing deals to minimize default risks.
Samsung on Tuesday unveiled a 3.3 percent fall in first-quarter operating-profit to 8.5 trillion won ($8.2 billion), just above its guidance.
Singapore has overtaken London as the largest clearing center for China's domestic currency outside of China and Hong Kong, according to SWIFT.
A sharper-than-expected slowdown in China coupled with a less effective Abenomics are two main risks to Asia's economic outlook, the IMF said.
Bitcoin's price lost 14 percent over the weekend as BTC China confirmed that transactions have been affected by a clampdown from the Chinese government.
Australia's Prime Minister said on Monday it was now highly unlikely that debris from the missing Malaysian jet would be found on the ocean surface.
The last time a top American official visited Malaysia in 1998, Vice President Al Gore rebuked its leaders for suppressing freedom.
After a number of violent outbreaks for Hello Kitty products in the past, Singapore's obsession with the doll may have finally come down a notch.
Goodman Fielder said it has received a A$1.3 billion ($1.2 billion) bid from Wilmar International but that the offer undervalues the company.
Japan retail sales jumped 11 percent in March on-year, the fastest pace since 1997 amid a shopping spree before an April sales tax hike.
Shares in Japan Display slid to their lowest after the smartphone screens maker slashed its full-year operating profit forecast by 11 percent.
The focus in Asia this week will fall on Japan, with the country's central bank due to hold its first policy meeting since the consumption tax hike.
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