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02:30 pm

Issues over racial division lie in wait for Mahathir's government

02:00 pm

Hong Kong shares fall on renewed uncertainty over Sino-US trade

01:50 pm

In China, private companies walk a fine line

01:49 pm

How China's state-backed companies fell behind

01:15 pm

Turning Japan's cultural barriers into a startup gold mine

12:35 pm

Japanese couple are bread-making heroes in Germany

12:30 pm

Japan's megabanks study shared ATMs and more self-services

12:10 pm

Meet the 5 brains behind Malaysia's Mahathir-nomics

11:55 am

SoftBank says selling its entire Flipkart stake to Walmart

11:20 am

China hits back as Australia alleges domestic meddling

11:00 am

North Korea allows South Korea reporters to visit nuclear site

10:20 am

Taiwan's Yageo to buy US electronic components firm for $740mn

07:27 am

Alibaba to bulk up shopping list of Japanese products

07:00 am
Vandana Hari:

Iran sanctions -- dreaded deja vu for Asia

06:27 am

Trump says June summit with Kim Jong Un may be postponed

06:21 am

Abe pushes back as suspicion deepens over vet school

06:10 am

Half of Japan's eateries plan price hikes this year

05:53 am

Sony's new boss abandons profit targets to focus on long game

05:52 am

Trump floats ZTE compromise but faces opposition in Congress

05:43 am

Japanese agency to scout Indians for Mideast and Africa jobs

05:09 am

Car-sharing drives up profit for Japan market leader Park24

04:57 am

Takashimaya to make all overseas locations profitable in 5 years

04:39 am

Mitsui Sumitomo to buy 40% of Chinese life insurer

03:41 am

Japan urges more of Latin America to join TPP

03:06 am

Border town thrives as China eases up on North Korea trade

02:16 am

Once Singapore's star company, Hyflux seeks court protection

01:48 am

China slashes auto tariffs to 15% in a nod to Trump