Hong Kong media baron denies CIA links

Jimmy Lai hits back at anti-graft raid on his home

China’s misleading economic indicators

Contrary to popular beliefs, existing distortions may be giving a more negative impression than the reality

Former Thai leaders’ murder trial scrapped

Judges dismiss case begun under ousted government

Samsung faces China labour allegations

Supplier accused of employing children has come under scrutiny before

HK anti-graft agents raid tycoon’s home

Investigation launched into staunch critic of Beijing

Pakistan PM rejects resignation call

Sharif’s defiance increases likelihood of military intervention

Tainted grub: China battles food scandals

Latest involves poisoned dog meat and chicken feet

Taiwan accuses China of breaching airspace

Fighter jets scrambled to shadow Chinese spy planes

Poverty eradicated at statistical stroke

Different calculations tell widely different stories – the numbers go up and down like a yo-yo

Thai junta woos foreign investors

Transport and communications improvements planned

Renewables debate rages in Australia

Green groups fear review will torpedo investments

UK’s top judge: HK independence not eroded

Lord Neuberger defends China’s white paper published in June

Chinese developers slash home prices

Discounts signal desperation to shift stock

China and India balk at state sell-off

Beijing lacks urgency and Delhi fears losing family silver

First class downgraded in China’s austerity era

Luxury cabin renamed business class to win back government officials

Age no longer key as Abe plans reshuffle

Japan PM faces challenge to keep old-timers satisfied

Thames clean-up inspires Modi’s Ganges plans

London’s once filthy waterway may hold lessons for sacred river

Thailand revives rubber sell-off plan

Move could pile fresh pressure on depressed market

S Korea alarm by prospect of extinction

Apocalyptic report points to dwindling birth rate

Macau cracks down on democracy activists

Five people involved in online referendum detained