Efforts by Japan and Jordan to secure the release of two of their nationals held captive by IS militants remain "deadlocked", Japanese officials said.
China Minsheng Banking's president has resigned for personal reasons hours after several Chinese media outlets reported he was being investigated.
The captain of the AirAsia jet that crashed in December was out of his seat conducting an unorthodox procedure when his co-pilot lost control.
China's education minister has vowed that "western values" will never be allowed into the country's classrooms.
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Paul Haswell, Partner of Pinsent Masons, explains why more Asian technology players are seeking merger and acquisition opportunities in Europe.
Kim Eng Tan, Senior Director, Sovereign & International Public Finance Ratings, says the ongoing rout in oil markets will boost Thailand, South Korea and India, but weigh on oil exporter Malaysia.
Jim O'Donnell, Chief Investment Officer of Forward Management, attributes the disappointment over Alibaba's revenues to "expectations getting ahead of themselves."