[SYDNEY] China's financial largesse in the Pacific carries "clear risks" for stability if left unchecked, a Sydney think tank warned, while saying allegations of "debt-trap" diplomacy are so far...

[HANOI] Vietnam's gross domestic product (GDP) growth is expected to exceed 6.8 per cent this year, backed by robust exports and foreign investment, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on Monday...

[BEIJING] Many privately held firms in Shandong, China's third-biggest province by economic output, are struggling to repay short-term debt due to declining industry fundamentals, entangled cross...

[BEIJING] China's defence minister, Wei Fenghe, said on Monday that resolving the "Taiwan question" is his country's "greatest national interest", and that no force could prevent China's "...

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday his exports-reliant country could be hit with trade sanctions amid rising protectionism highlighted by the US-China tariff...

[HONG KONG] Paralysed by seething protesters and intransigent bosses in Beijing, Hong Kong's government lacks the power and experience to end the unprecedented political crisis in the city,...

SINGAPOREANS believe overall or headline inflation will rise slightly to 3.2 per cent over the next 12 months.

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong's businesses will likely foot the bill for vandalism inflicted over the past four months during the territory's most violent protests in living memory as few of them bought...

[TOKYO] Japan's exports fell 5.2 per cent in September from a year earlier, down for a 10th straight month, Ministry of Finance data showed on Monday.

[WASHINGTON] Huge global capital flows and prolonged ultra-low interest rate policies of advanced nations have made it harder for emerging economies to protect their financial system, Bank of...