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Pork prices in China may soar more than 70% by next year as hog populations plunge. And high prices won't stay limited to China.
European stocks edged higher as investors attempted to looked past weak euro zone data.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo appeared set for a second term as "quick count" results from Wednesday's election rolled in.
Investors have been watching the health of the Chinese economy amid Beijing's ongoing trade dispute with Washington.
The Korean carmaker is signaling a shift in direction with the concept vehicle debuting at this week's New York International Auto Show, which opens to the public Friday.
Malaysia's relationship with China is under scrutiny ahead of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's working visit to Beijing in April.
"I think most of the gains for this year in Chinese as well as Asian equity markets are already behind us," said Mixo Das, Asia equity strategist at J.P. Morgan.
Economic nationalism and issues of religious identity are at the forefront of Indonesia's upcoming elections as the world's largest Muslim-majority country goes to the polls on Wednesday.
The South Korean city of Gwangju has seen a steady exodus of manufacturing jobs move to low-cost countries. Many job seekers say they would work for the plant in a heartbeat.
China's economy increasingly appears set to avoid a dreaded "hard landing" and that could help push the country's stock markets higher the rest of this year, an investment strategist said.
On April 17, some 193 million Indonesians will vote for five levels of political office — an exercise described by some analysts as the world's largest single-day elections.
North Korea's cyber capabilities and financial networks pose a threat to Southeast Asia's growing, yet vulnerable, cryptocurrency sector, according to British defense and security think tank Royal United Services Institute.
"Not only will Jewel augment Singapore Changi Airport's offerings," said Jewel CEO Hung Jean during a preview of the space, "it will also strengthen Singapore as an attractive tourist destination."
The risk of higher inflation could become a looming concern for India, experts say, as surging oil prices and monsoon fears come into play.
China's exports for the month of March came in much higher than expected, while its imports came in much lower than expected, according to customs data released on Friday.
The central bank's shift to a more dovish stance has contributed to greater volatility in financial markets, according to Allianz's El-Erian.