Efforts by Japan and Jordan to secure the release of two of their nationals held captive by Islamic State militants remain "deadlocked" and the situation remains highly unpredictable, Japanese officials said.» Read More
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.
Rather than blaming China's slowing economy on the usual property and debt suspects, some analysts are pointing the finger at the war on pollution.
Australian officials said they had searched where four signals thought to be by MH370 had been heard, and had now discounted it as its final location.
Thai Facebook users were alarmed when the ICT Ministry blocked Facebook access at military request, but the junta blamed a technical problem.
Japan will be able to pursue a military export deal when its defense and foreign ministers meet their Australian counterparts in Tokyo next month.
Sixty-three percent of Australians are overweight, a study published Thursday showed, highlighting the country's growing obesity problem.
China and India won't be making it to the soccer World Cup finals in the next 20 years, according to Goldman Sachs.
Alibaba’s money market fund, Yu’e Bao, has pulled in $90 billion in 10 months. Institutional Investor reports.
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