Australia's deputy prime minister said that discussions are under way between Australia, China and Malaysia as to whether to call off the hunt.
The Chinese central bank's second rate cut in three months is insufficient, and more easing steps are needed, say economists.
Michael Van Cleef Ault, owner of Pangaea nightclub in Sinapore is now betting that Manila's casinos will be able to draw the rich through his doors.
Key highlights this week include a batch of economic data from Australia and an annual meeting of China's parliament.
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Simon Robertson, CFO of Auckland Airport, attributes the boom in Chinese tourists to the unique experience that New Zealand offers, instead of a "currency play."
Chetan Ahya, chief Asia economist at Morgan Stanley, says the People's Bank of China needs to cut interest rates further because real interest rates remain "pretty high."
The new design in Samsung's Galaxy S6 will appeal to its loyal fans, but will not attract users of the iPhone 6, says Marc Einstein, industry principal, ICT Practice at Frost & Sullivan.