Mongolia tightens belt to tackle deficit

Cost-cutting measures launched as dire state of finances revealed

Thai visa fee jump hits Chinese tourists

Some costs double despite China driving visitor surge

French submarine maker hit by data leak

Questions raised over security of Australian defence contract

Afghanistan university attack kills 14

Beleaguered government faces worsening security challenges

Foreign stores face challenge in China

Overseas operators will struggle against first-tier dominance

China P2P loan regulations target risks

New rules mark end of Wild West era for fast growing lenders

Karachi schism a blow to Pakistan’s Sharif

City thrust into uncertainty as exiled leader stripped of his authority

Annan to head new Myanmar Rohingya effort

Ex-head of UN to tackle troubles that fuelled migration crisis

North Korea fires missile from submarine

Most successful such test displays rapid weapons-technology advance

Money wanes for EM-focused private funds

Sector on track to raise least money since 2009 despite bounce

UN official criticises China over rights

Special rapporteur complains of restricted access during visit

Karachi set to be governed from behind bars

Jailed politician poised to be mayor of Pakistani city

Trump puts US Asian pivot in a spin

Asia braced for a redrawing of the geopolitical map that would see China usurp the US

Indian women face OIympian odds

The country has failed to invest in sporting infrastructure

ChemChina clears hurdle in Syngenta deal

Shares in Swiss group jump but deal still subject to final regulatory approval

Death toll soars in Philippine war on drugs

Duterte fends off criticism of campaign in which 1,800 have died

China reforms set to aid migrant pupils

Grants to go where children reside, not where they are registered

‘Seoul Man’ by Frank Ahrens

Having a midlife crisis, with Hyundai and South Korea for company

China fishermen caught in Asian conflict

Local fish stock collapse pushes fleet away from domestic waters

India signals continuity with bank chief

Like his predecessor, he is a globally respected academic