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Pakistan’s moment of political truth is fast approaching. On May 11, some 40-50 million voters will elect a new national assembly – and the result, preceded by a spike in extremist violence, is likely to reverberate far and wide.

In apparent response to rising discontent over food safety, China’s public security ministry has praised results of crackdown on fake meat vendors

Weeks into Japan's paradigm shift in economic policy, optimism that the country may end a quarter-century of economic stagnation is balanced by fears that the authorities' new approach may make things worse. And, while debate naturally focuses on Japan…

A group of prominent writers led by Salman Rushdie presses for the release of dozens of imprisoned authors and for freedom of speech in the country

CHINA'S service activity cooled in April due to less demand amid a slowing economy, a survey showed today.

THE price of oil rose more than 3 percent yesterday as the European Central Bank cut its key interest rate to a new low and US unemployment claims dropped.

THE US stock market is all about jobs this week.

Linux system developer Canonical launched the new UbuntuKylin operating system, targeting the Chinese market. Meanwhile, Canonical launched its Ubuntu 13.04 version operating system, which is the base for the development of UbuntuKylin. Apart from supp…

HOUSE prices rallied for another month in April but at a slightly slower pace.

THE first Chinese-owned vehicle manufacturer in the United States has unveiled ambitious plans to eventually build as many as 1,000 plug-in electric buses a year at a refurbished RV manufacturing plant in a wind-swept, sage-dotted corner of the Mojave Desert.

CHINA'S manufacturing activity in private and export-oriented firms grew more slowly in April, in line with that of state-owned enterprises and indicating a weaker-than-expected recovery in the world's second-largest economy.

ALIBABA Group Holding Ltd, China's biggest e-commerce company, has agreed to borrow US$8 billion from nine banks partly to refinance debt at a lower cost, according to a person familiar with the matter.

CHINA'S banking regulator has moved to tighten its regulation over banks' wealth management products to dissolve risks in the shadow banking system that may jeopardize the country's financial stability.

THE US trade deficit narrowed in March for a second month as the daily flow of imported crude oil dropped to the lowest level in 17 years. The deficit with China hit a three-year low.

THE number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week to seasonally adjusted 324,000, the lowest since January 2008. The drop signals fewer layoffs and more hiring.

STARBUCKS Corp yesterday announced a raft of management changes, including a beefing up of its team for the fast-growing China and Asia-Pacific region, where it plans to add about 600 new cafes this year.

STRONG exports fueled growth in some of China's coastal areas in the first three months of this year while the inland regions weakened as they relied more on infrastructure investment, local government data have showed.

INTEL Corp said yesterday that it has chosen its Chief Operating Officer Brian Krzanich as its new CEO. He will steer the world's largest chipmaker in a world where PC sales are cratering while smartphones and tablets thrive.