China's top leadership fear that the country's expelled politician Bo Xilai could make a political comeback sometime in the future if he doesn't gets a harsh punishment for abusing his position when in power.
Bo has been facing trials in several counts of corruption, embezzlement as well as abusing his power to cover up a murder committed by his wife Gu Kailai.
Dutch insurance giant ING Group on Monday announced its decision to sell its South Korean life insurance subsidiary to private equity group MBK Partners.
The deal, which is a part of ING Group's plan to divest its Asian insurance & investment management activities, will generate $1.65 billion (1.84 trillion won) for the Dutch insurer.
The Dutch insurer will use the money to repay the loan that Dutch government pumped into the company to bail it out at the peak of economic slump in 2008.
No terror can impact India's strong determination to assist Afghanistan in its reconstruction & development efforts, Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh reportedly conveyed message to the Afghan leadership.
Sujatha Singh on Sunday returned from an official visit to Afghanistan, where she held meetings with Afghanistan's top leadership, including President Hamid Karzai.
Malaysia's Opposition party has expressed deep discontent over a court's decision of overturning the convictions of two police officers who allegedly murdered a young Mongolian woman in 2006.
The two police officers, viz. Azilah Hadri and Sirul Azhar Umar, were convicted of the 2006 murder of Altantuya Shaariibuu, a 28-year-old Mongolian model & interpreter, who was linked to a senior political aide.
Altantuya was at the centre of accusations of massive kickbacks in a French submarines deal hit by the Malaysian government.
North Korean government is reportedly pushing ahead with its plans to discourage the raising of pigs and poultry that eat badly needed grain, as part of its efforts to tackle the problem of food shortages in the country.
Local sources said that the government wants to end the country's dependence on grain-fed animals for food by encouraging business of grass-eating animals like goats and rabbits.
Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC Private Ltd has reportedly agreed to acquire Blackstone Group's stake in London's Broadgate office complex.
A person with direct knowledge of the development revealed that GIC would acquire half of Broadgate, a massive office & retail complex in London, for in a deal worth around £1.7 billion.
China's ruling Communist Party believes that "Western constitutional democracy" and many other revolutionary currents are posing threat to the regime of the world's most-populous country.
A leaked internal memo, referred to as Document No. 9, reportedly cautioned the Communist Party cadres that power could escape their grip unless seven dissident currents passing through the Chinese society are stamped out.
As had been expected by analysts, Singapore's non-oil exports suffered a slight decrease, while total trade increased 5.8 per cent in July 2013 month-on-month.
Trade agency International Enterprises Singapore said its exports excluding oil products slipped 0.7 per cent month-on-month in July this year, as against 3.3 per cent gain in June.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday sent an aide to Yasukuni Shrine and avoided going there in person, apparently as part of his efforts to repair the country's relationships with it neighbours.
Tree-lined Yasukuni Shrine in downtown Tokyo is a religious site that was created in honor of Japan's war dead. The country's prime minister normally go in person to the shrine to deliver a tree branch as a ritual offering in honor of the World War II dead.
The U. S. Government will consider various different options to secure the release of an American tour operator who has been imprisoned by North Korea's authoritarian country, U. S. State Department spokesperson Marie Harf said.
Kenneth Bae, a 45-year-old tour operator from Washington, had been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in May for allegedly involving hostile Christian missionary activities against the North Korean government.