Colleen McCullough is likely Australia's best-known writer, but one Australian daily thought her weight was more important than her work.
Alibaba's magic carpet ride came to a standstill on Thursday, but experts say the world's largest e-commerce firm remains a compelling investment.
Sunac plans to buy a 49.3 percent stake in troubled developer Kaisa, which recently missed bond coupon payments, Caixin reported.
Gmail has become difficult to use in China, and in recent weeks the authorities have gummed up Astrill, which circumvents the Internet restrictions. The NYT reports.
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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."
Marc Mcallister, Vice President and Managing Director, Asia Pacific at Harley Davidson, says the Street 750 motorcycle fits the urban environments in Asia and discusses the region's growth potential.