China to cap local government debt

Bold move to control financial risks from regional borrowing

China backs HK leader over tear gas

Beijing accuses protesters of creating ‘chaos’

Hong Kong crisis goes unnoticed in China

Heavy-handed censorship helps achieve successful news blackout

HK value to China goes beyond numbers

Economic data fail to capture territory’s invaluable gateway role

Investors unfazed by Hong Kong unrest

Market more concerned with US rates than the city’s streets

"We want genuine universal suffrage" - on the road near Hong Kong government headquarters
©Demetri Sevastopulo

Hong Kong students vow to escalate protests

Threat to occupy buildings as Beijing condemns ‘illegal acts’

Korea’s rent-free tenancies under strain

Low returns lead to rethink of deposit system

IMF urges shake-up of top bankers’ pay

Fund says bonus packages should include debt as well as equity

Modi faces big hurdles to modernise India

PM will need all his skill to achieve aims on jobs and industry

Hong Kong’s status is being stress-tested

At issue is the result of collusion between local tycoons and their communist friends in Beijing

Thailand set to tap unspent billions

Junta plans to use budget leftovers to create jobs

Hong Kong protests mark National Day

Crowds flock to vicinity of government headquarters

Hong Kong protests grow

Thousands gather to support the pro-democracy movement

Japan corporate confidence fades

Gloom worsens among all sizes of business

Xi embraces old guard as Hong Kong erupts

Chinese president unlikely to get directly involved

IMF warns of global imbalances risk

Foreign liabilities in Spain and US continue to rise

Chinese hit the road for ‘golden week’

Trips to Hong Kong largely unaffected by the pro-democracy protests

Pakistan seeks $2bn from privatisations

Return to global markets marks end of crisis, says Islamabad

Nauru – from bird droppings to bust

US hedge fund has court order to freeze island’s bank accounts

Seven things to know about Nauru

From German colony to fattest country on the planet