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Thailand's ruling junta said it had lifted martial law imposed 10 months ago, but it invoked a clause meaning the military retains broad powers.
When Abe addresses Japan's wartime past at the WW2 anniversary, Washington's reaction will likely be on his mind more than that of Asian nations.
Samsung and LG have agreed to drop all their legal disputes, bringing peace to a bitter feud that included a spat over broken washing machines.
Prosecutors have settled with companies buying luxury cars in the United States and reselling them overseas, reports the New York Times.
Japan's Sony Corp halved its stake in camera and endoscope maker Olympus Corp to raise funds for a restructuring drive.
The Japanese are hoarding over $300 billion under their mattresses that will likely stay there, barring a crisis of epic proportions.
China's factory activity surprisingly expanded in March, government data showed on Wednesday, but analysts are still betting on more easing measures to come, to prevent growth from slipping further.
Sentiment among Japan's big manufacturers held steady in the first quarter as companies remained pessimistic about the economy, the Bank of Japan's Tankan survey showed on Wednesday.
Japanese leaders indicated the nation would not become a founding member of the AIIB but remain loyal to the U.S., which has urged allies not to join, NYT reports.
Japan is starting to make inroads into Islamic finance, a move that could help strengthen regional economic ties and give its lenders an edge.
Mexico is trying to get Chinese state-run companies in on the construction of a new airport as it seeks to make up for a tainted rail tender.
Police have arrested three editors from a Malaysian news portal on suspicion of sedition, their lawyers and authorities said on Tuesday.
Asian equities are off to a winning start, with China emerging as the region's best performing market in the first quarter, followed by Japan.
China’s most recent effort to prop up its real estate market is not enough, and interest rate cuts are the best remedy, analysts say.
Armed with fresh data, Indonesia's taxman is banking on a huge revenue jump after years of tax collection shortfalls, but analysts aren't convinced.
China courted home buyers with a bigger tax break as it cut downpayment requirements for the second time, stepping up against sliding house prices.
Japan is likely to join the AIIB, according to its ambassador to Beijing, a move that would see leave the US as the only big holdout, the Financial Times reports.
China to delay implementing new bank technology restrictions that Washington has complained represent unfair regulatory pressure on foreign firms.
Takahide Kiuchi is often the only dissenting voice on the BOJ board as his proposals are voted down, but two years in, he is looking prescient.
A weaker yen isn't driving up prices in Japan, Goldman Sachs says, because cheaper oil undercuts price pressure.
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Jeffrey Halley, senior manager, FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets, says markets are expecting a positive nonfarm payrolls report and advises investors to sell the Aussie and New Zealand dollar.
With U.S. valuations "fairly valued", opportunities abound in overseas markets amid a stronger greenback, says Jeff Carbone, founder & senior partner at Cornerstone Financial Partners.
Su Sian Lim, ASEAN economist at HSBC, says the lifting of martial law in Thailand could help the country's tourism sector, but the overall economic outlook remains weak.