Shares in Japan trade sharply higher on Monday as investors continue to cheer Friday’s surprise move by the central bank to cut its rates.
China arrests 21 people involved in an online finance scam alleged to have robbed some 50bn yuan ($7.6bn) from around 900,000 investors.
TAIPEI (Reuters) – Chinese passengers will be able to transit Taiwan and fly to a third destination starting Monday, signalling a step toward greater transportation links between the two political rivals.
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – A special mission sent by the Organization of American States met Haiti’s President Michel Martelly on Sunday as part of intensifying efforts to resolve an electoral crisis that threatens stability in the Caribbean nation.
BEIJING (Reuters) – The different ethnic groups who live in China’s violence-prone far western region of Xinjiang should make friends with each other to improve trust between them, the Chinese government’s top official there was quoted as saying on Monday.
Activity in China’s manufacturing sector contracts for the sixth month in a row in January, hitting its lowest level since 2012.
Analysis of official pay data suggests that black workers earn less than similarly qualified white workers, at all levels of education.
Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta, is seeing a growing number of transport services catering exclusively to women.
US regulators are set to fine UK-based Barclays Bank $70m (£49m) for misleading investors about its US “dark pool” trading operations.