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Japan is eager to build its cultural brand overseas in a nod to the years when Nintendo and Sony were cutting-edge brands in consumer electronics.
India's new central bank governor is likely to be less outspoken than outgoing chief Raghuram Rajan, but no more inclined to easing.
The Philippines outshone larger peers to emerge as Asia's fastest-growing economy in the second quarter. Sustaining that pace may prove difficult.
A multi-billion corruption scandal and international criticism have failed to topple the PM. Fresh political opposition may not work either.
Those looking for proof of China's economic rebalancing act should stay clear of macro data and focus on micro evidence, Goldman Sachs says.
Joseph Schooling, winner of Singapore's first Olympic gold medal, will not be required to undergo mandatory National Service until after the 2020 Games.
This month alone, Duterte's threatened the mining sector, vowed to "destroy oligarchs," and insulted a U.S. diplomat.
Thailand is set to begin surveillance on foreigners as an anti-crime tool, but it's unclear just how effective the program will be.