Emerging markets: The great unravelling

Developing economies are suffering their biggest capital outflows since the financial crisis

Thailand’s ruling junta lifts martial law

Generals seek to retain significant powers for military

Round two in US bid for Asian influence

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is just as likely to annoy America’s allies in region as reassure them

Pakistan nears deal to buy 8 Chinese subs

Sale would be China’s biggest arms export contract

World’s oldest person dies at 117 in Japan

Death highlights country’s ageing population

Japan Inc reins in spending plans

Tankan survey shows companies expect conditions to deteriorate

Reserves in emerging markets shrink

Concerns over US policy trigger first fall in two decades

The political risks in Malaysia are growing

Its reputation as a thriving Muslim democracy is under threat

Man-made islands add to Asian sea spats

Mushrooming of man-made islands is latest flashpoint

The nightmare of a Korean cold war thaw

Everyone in the region has reason to be wary of the process by which unification might come about

Malaysian rights groups condemn arrests

Fears of slide into authoritarianism raised amid opposition conflict over sharia law

China to launch deposit insurance in May

Doubts remain that government would allow bank failure

Taiwan applies to join China-led AIIB

Latest country to break ranks with US on new development bank

Tech start-ups stir as Australia shifts

Sector flourishes as exports of tech services overtake iron ore

Uzbek strongman re-elected in landslide

Uzbekistan poll criticised by international observers

Beijing urged to halt cyber security move

US fears missing out on lucrative financial services market

China acts to stimulate housing market

Policy makers in U-turn to unlock investment demand

The unwritten rules of life in China

Mould your own way rather than use kindergarten morality

Extremists kill blogger in Bangladesh

Murder reinforces fears about rise of violent Islamist groups

Japan set to join Asian investment bank

Ambassador to Beijing sees Tokyo breaking ranks with US by June