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Chinese stocks listed in the U.S. fell during Monday trading in reaction to the weekend's poor economic data from China.
Piracy is exploding in the world’s most heavily trafficked commercial waterway, and organized crime is the force behind it.
Sources told CNBC that there would definitely not be a seven in the Alibaba share price at the time of the IPO.
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe said on Sunday he remained "neutral" on whether to proceed with a hike in Japan's sales tax to 10 percent.
Alibaba's acquisition of Citic 21CN is an example of how China's political elite benefits from the private sector. The New York Times reports.
Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts remains committed to luxury despite growing concerns about weak fundamentals in the Chinese hotel market.
Economists expect Beijing to turn on the stimulus taps to prop up the economy following a sharp deceleration in activity growth in August.
Three central bank meetings will likely top the agenda for Asian markets this week, with particular focus on the U.S. Federal Reserve.
A disappointing first year for Shanghai's free-trade zone raises questions about China's commitment to opening up its markets.
Simon Xie is the only individual besides Executive Chairman Jack Ma who owns the domestic Chinese companies.
Sinopec is selling a $17.4 billion stake in its retail unit as the country reforms its sprawling state-owned enterprises. The Financial Times reports.
India has eased restrictions on building roads and military facilities along its disputed border with China, as it takes a stronger stance on Beijing.
China's factory output grew at the lowest pace in nearly six years in August while growth in retail sales and investment also cooled, adding to signs of fragility in the economy that may prod Beijing into fresh policy measures to prevent a sharper slowdown.
A Malaysian Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Hyderabad was turned back on Saturday due to a defect with the plane's auto-pilot system, the airline said in a statement.
The Philippines is investigating the involvement of Filipino Islamists in the three-year civil war in Syria after two locals were reported killed fighting for Islamic State militant group.
Australia became the first country to detail troop numbers and aircraft for a U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants in Iraq, as Washington drums up support for global action to counter the terrorist threat.
North Korea sentenced U.S. citizen Matthew Todd Miller to six years hard labour for committing "hostile acts" as a tourist to the isolated country, a statement carried by state media said on Sunday.
Britain stepped up its bid to become a leading trading partner with China with the launch of the first offshore renminbi government bond.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has raised the country's terror threat level to "high," a level which indicates that the government believes a militant attack on home soil is likely.
Chinese people are the most upbeat in the world about their domestic economy, a poll by Pew Research Center showed this week.
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Prinn Panitchpakdi, Thailand Country Head at CLSA, says Thai markets offer opportunities for long-term investors based on historical price-to-earnings and price-to-book valuations.
Sim Moh Siong, FX strategist at Bank of Singapore, expects the Fed to raise rates in September, which will help the U.S. dollar to resume its strength after a brief consolidation in this quarter.
Rob Subbaraman, chief economist, Asia ex-Japan at Nomura, says the Bank of Thailand is "overburdened" and more measures to help the economy must come from the fiscal policy and reforms.