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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.
The perception of the price and quality of Australian education is deteriorating, according to an HSBC report published Wednesday.
China's economy is set to suffer a further slowdown in 2015 as rebalancing pains become more acute.
Amid a revival in sales of Japanese goods in China and talk of renewed investment, a dusty industrial park near Nanjing offers a cold reality check.
Spot iron ore prices are at their lowest level since September 2009 and experts say small mine closures may be the only catalyst for higher prices.
China is home to a deep pool of human capital, but an intensifying war for talent between multinationals could threaten their growth potential.
Travelers journeying to Tokyo this September might be a little shocked to find out what is on offer.
Consumers in China will not be able to buy the new iPhone 6 as part of the first wave of buyers around the world this month.
China's anti-monopoly regulators fine Volkswagen and Chrysler total of $46 million.
China's consumer inflation eased in August while wholesale deflation intensified, clouding the outlook for an economy struggling to stage a convincing recovery.
The Australian economy added a 121,000 jobs in August, much higher than expectations of 12,000 jobs in a Reuters poll.
The Bank of Japan drove a short-term interest rate below zero, a dramatic step in its already unprecedented effort to stoke inflation.
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