Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody anti-drug war and his foul-mouthed outbursts in defense of the campaign have unnerved foreign investors in one of Asia's fastest-growing economies.
Indians have declared almost US$10 billion in hidden wealth under a government amnesty on tax evasion, as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's moves to crack down on huge piles of black money.
Manufacturing activity in China continued its rebound in September on improving production and demand, government data showed Saturday -- a positive sign for the world's second-largest economy.
Oil prices tumbled in Asia Friday as doubts emerged over the long-term success of a surprise OPEC agreement to cut output and stabilize the oversupplied market.
Secretary of State John Kerry urged Congress on Wednesday to adopt a landmark 12-nation Asia-Pacific trade deal, arguing that rejection would badly damage U.S. credibility and national security.
Increased consumer demand helped lift industrial output in August by 7.74 percent from a year ago, the greatest annual increase in more than 12 months, according to a report released Tuesday by the Economics Ministry.
An Indonesian power company said Wednesday it had removed its founders last year and takes seriously allegations of "improper behavior" after revelations U.S. justice officials are probing Standard Chartered over suspected bribery at the firm.
A tough new anti-graft law came into force in South Korea Wednesday with many hailing it as a milestone to help root out widespread low-level corruption.
Taiwan rose one notch to 14th in the World Economic Forum's (WEF) latest Global Competitiveness Report and remained fourth in Asia but fell to fifth among countries in the Asia-Pacific region., 1 Comment
Developing economies in Asia are holding steady and will grow at the earlier forecast rate of 5.7 percent this year and next, buoyed by resilience in the region's two largest economies, China and India, the Asian Development Bank said Tuesday.