Australia has proposed a prisoner swap to her Indonesia in an 11th hour effort to save the lives of two Australian drug smugglers.
Sri Lanka will take legal action against a Chinese firm for not halting work on a luxury real estate project, a government minister said.
Toyota Motor promoted more foreigners to senior posts, including the first woman and first African-American to hold executive titles.
Jakarta property prices have surged, but the new infrastructure push may mean the boom is only getting started, analysts said.
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Chinese premier Li Keqiang's work report indicates that Beijing wants more than just "unsustainable, raw growth," says Kerry Brown, director, China Studies Centre at University of Sydney.
China's real estate boom hasn't had a positive impact on everyone in the country. CNBC's Eunice Yoon speaks to a land protester in the city of Shenzhen.
David Greene, head of Sales at AFEX, outlines his expectations for Thursday's European Central Bank meeting. He adds that the euro could see some stabilization after being hammered overnight.