Indonesia plans ‘big bang’ liberalisation

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo during a press conference at the presidential palace in Jakarta on September 1, 2015
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A total of 35 industries removed from negative investment list

Rio Tinto warns miners of long downturn

Group tears up dividend policy as it falls to net loss of $866m

India central bank warns of ‘deep surgery’

Governor stresses need to repair damaged banking system

Chinese tree thieves add to HK grievances 

Gangs strip territory of incense wood worth almost as much as gold

Palmer probed over alleged use of aliases

Watchdog looks into Australian magnate’s role in miner’s collapse

US seeks tougher sanctions on North Korea

Senate bill passed amid acceptance ‘strategic patience’ has failed

Australia eyes education superpower status

Plan to double foreign student intake as part of economic shift

Wind turbines in operation at China's largest wind farm just outside Urumqi, Xinjiang on Thursday, September 14, 2006.

China breezes past EU as top wind power

Country accounts for third of global capacity — twice US share

Seoul closes inter-Korean industrial park

Kaesong project halted in reprisal for Pyongyang missile launch

Serco targets £1bn Australian contract

Deal to run 2 offshore immigration detention centres for 5 years  

Australia looks to allow medical cannabis

Government hails move to help patients and create export industry

Booklovers seek peace in chaotic Karachi

Literature festival blooms in Pakistani city better known for violence

Outflows from China top $110bn in January

Companies and residents look to evade tightening capital controls

Hong Kong clashes leave scores injured

Radical groups among protesters in running battles with police

Advantages of living in a decent time zone

What matters for flight is hardly anyone dwells south of equator

10-year Japanese bond yield below zero

Japan enters new JGB era as yen rises and banking stocks swoon

US hails military exercise in Thailand

Washington scales down war games but keeps army ties with junta

Hong Kong clashes leave scores injured

Radical groups among protesters in running battles with police

US steps up pressure against N Korea

Seoul and Washington accelerate Beijing-opposed missile shield plan

India keeps top GDP place with 7.3% rise

Oil price fall aids economy but analysts question data reliability

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