Tens of thousands of farmers from India’s western state of Maharashtra marched to the state capital Mumbai on Thursday to demand loan waivers and the transfer of forest lands to villagers who have farmed there for decades.
Indian farmers back in Mumbai to demand land rights, loan waivers
Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) is cutting the price of its Model X and Model S cars in China, the U.S. firm said on Thursday, in a shift in strategy that will see it take more of a hit from tariffs linked to a biting trade war between China and the United States.
Tesla cuts China car prices to absorb hit from trade war tariffs
Tens of thousands of workers launched a half-day strike across South Korea on Wednesday, accusing the government of rolling back pro-labor policies in the face of deepening economic woes.
South Korean workers in nationwide strike over labor policies
You wouldn't think that an airport regularly named as the world's best would need any extra magic to help attract air passengers, but Singapore Changi is turning to young wizard Harry Potter for help.
Harry Potter casts a spell on Singapore Airport
Gone are the days when polite travelers would avoid walking in front of people so as not to get in their vacation snap — now, it's all about not walking behind people to ruin their selfies.
Hanoi's 'train street' becomes selfie central
China’s Babytree Group, a parenting website operator, has priced its Hong Kong IPO at the bottom of a marketing range, people close to the deal said, reducing its valuation and implying a ‘down round’ for investor Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
Sources: Alibaba suffers rare 'down round' investment as Babytree's HK IPO prices low
A group of up to 100 Papua New Guinea (PNG) security personnel have forced their way into parliament to demand unpaid wages, just days after world leaders attended a regional summit in the impoverished island nation.
Security forces storm PNG parliament over wages
Pakistan has summoned the US chargé d’affaires to protest the “baseless” accusations leveled against Islamabad by President Donald Trump, who has criticized the Asian country’s role in fighting terrorism as well as the capture of former al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.
Pakistan summons US envoy to protest Trump’s bin Laden emarks
Amid competition between Beijing and Washington for supremacy in the strategic Pacific region, Chinese President Xi Jinping has said he just had a "milestone" visit to the Philippines, a long-time ally of the United States.
China president arrives in Philippines in attempt to cozy up to US ally
A suicide bomber blew himself up in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, killing more than 50 people, three government officials said.
More than 50 killed by suicide bomber in Afghan capital

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