As residents say the building boom is a throwback to Japan's troubled 1990s, they worry that, like previous attempts, this growth will not last.
Thailand's prime minister has dissolved parliament, but analysts say the move may be too late to stop anti-government protests.
Twenty seven people have been arrested following the worst case of civil unrest that Singapore has seen in over four decades, local press reported.
There is a very powerful growth impulse coming from China's export sector that could boost its economy over the coming quarters, say economists.
CNBC's latest market sentiment survey showed 53 percent of respondents expect bullion prices to gain this week.
Michael Spencer, chief economist, Asia Pacific and co-head, Global Economics at Deutsche Bank, explains why he's bullish on the Chinese economy.
After Thailand's prime minister dissolved parliament on Monday, Pimpaka Nichgaroon, Head of Research at Tanachart Securities, advises investors not to speculate on the back of that event.