[BANGKOK] Thailand produced its fastest economic growth in five years in the first quarter, boosted by strong exports and tourism plus a slight firming in long-weak private consumption.

[SHANGHAI] China's economy will likely expand around 6.7 per cent in the second quarter this year, the State Information Center (SIC) said in an article in the state-owned China Securities...

[MANILA] The Philippines economy grew 6.8 per cent in the first quarter from a year earlier, matching expectations and supporting optimism the government is on track to meet its full-year target.

[WASHINGTON] The US economy grew significantly faster at the end of 2017 than previously reported, as consumer spending hit a three-year high and business investment rose, the government reported...

[SEOUL] South Korea's economy marked its worst quarterly performance since 2008 in October-December as weakness in car exports and construction overshadowed strength in consumption and public...

[TOKYO] Japan's economy expanded more than initially estimated in October-December due to an upward revision of capital expenditure and inventory data, confirming an eighth consecutive quarter...

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia's economy expanded 5.9 per cent in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, central bank data showed on Wednesday, growing more strongly than expected and capping a year...

[MANILA] The Philippines retained its position as one of the world's fastest-growing economies after expansion exceeded 6 per cent for a sixth consecutive year...

[BEIJING] China's final 2016 gross domestic product stood at 74.36 trillion yuan (S$15.22 trillion), the National Bureau of Statistics said in a statement on Friday, down 54.2 billion yuan from...

[WELLINGTON] New Zealand's economy grew 0.6 per cent in the July-September quarter thanks to a rebound in construction, official data released on Thursday showed...