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 NYT reports.
Shangri-La 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.
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Mark Hung, Research VP, Wireless at Gartner, explains why the Apple Pay service comes at an opportune time for Apple and the industry.
Gerry Wang, CEO of Seaspan, describes how the shipping industry has fared amid the global economic recovery.
Larry Hu, Head of China Economics at Macquarie, says authorities will launch more mini-stimulus measures in infrastructure, housing and environmental projects.