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[NEW DELHI] Indian manufacturing growth eased in April as domestic demand softened, despite factories cutting prices for the first time in nearly two years, a business survey showed on Monday.

[JAKARTA] Annual inflation in Indonesia picked up to 6.79 per cent in April due to rising food prices, the statistics bureau said on Monday.

[WASHINGTON] The long-sought rise in American wages is being suppressed by a global labour glut that is undermining policy makers' efforts to wring slack from the US job market...

[BEIJING] Climate change threatens some of China's most important infrastructure projects, China's top meteorologist warned in a state newspaper, adding the country's rate of warming...

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's manufacturing activity shrank for the seventh straight month in April as export orders continued to decline and domestic demand remained weak, an HSBC Markit survey showed...

[SYDNEY] Australian IPOs have virtually dried up after a record year, taking their cue from a subdued stock market as investors fret about the country's commodities bust and China's...

[TAIPEI] Purchasing activity contracts for first time in 20 months April data signalled a renewed deterioration in operating conditions faced by Taiwanese manufacturers, with output and new orders...

[MANILA] The Philippine central bank's monetary policy doesn't necessarily have to move in sympathy with other economies, its governor said, and reiterated that current settings remain...

[BEIJING] China's factories suffered their fastest drop in activity for a year as new orders fell in April, a private business survey showed on Monday, hardening the case for fresh policy...

[SHANGHAI] China's economy is expected to slow further to 6.8 per cent in the second quarter from a six-year low hit in the first, a top government think tank said in a research report that...