Thai coup leader anointed as PM

MPs unanimously confirm Gen Prayuth as their choice

Indonesia election challenge dismissed

Court decision paves way for Widodo to be president

Horse breeders bridle at mine plans

Australian stud farms oppose Anglo American’s project

Asia’s strategic choices: subtle or stark?

The region’s successful nations hold strong security ties with the US and robust commercial relations with China

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US may be a gamble too far for SoftBank

Japanese company faces tough fight to turn Sprint into a serious US telecoms challenger

Asia poorer than data suggest, says ADB

Development lender calls for rethink of how poverty is measured

Australia city-building plan under threat

End of mining boom could turn flagship Pilbara initiative to dust

Japan trade deficit falls as exports rise

July shortfall of Y964bn slightly larger than expected

Protesters enter Islamabad’s ‘red zone’

Khan and Qadri reach Pakistan capital in search of PM’s resignation

Australia and Indonesia to end spy rift

Deal to restore intelligence and security co-operation

Microcapitalists lurking in China’s midst

Gone are the bad old days in China when “landlord” was a dirty word

China reveals media shake-up plan

HK political battle claims fresh scalp

Law Society forces resignation of pro-Beijing president

Palmer stirs up Sino-Australian relations

Mining tycoon turned lawmaker lobs insults at Chinese

Climate change to slash south Asian GDP

Warning of 8.8% loss to economy if no action is taken

India cancels peace talks with Pakistan

Delhi angered by ‘consultations’ with Kashmiri separatists

Dubai and S Korea sign investments deal

Emirate expands commercial hub role as Asian state eyes Africa

HK rally draws fake crowd allegations

Police attendance figures contrast with university estimate

Thailand cuts top-end growth forecast

GDP up 0.4% in second quarter

China maritime feud ensnares fishermen

Freedom of navigation behind dispute between China and Vietnam