Indonesia wants to swap rubber, palm oil for Russian fighter jets

$1.1bn deal is aimed at boosting military capabilities and agricultural exports

China's largest developer ups sales goal amid property curbs

Country Garden expects overseas ventures to go smoothly despite capital control

  • Bank Indonesia lowers policy rate to 4.5%

    Surprise cut -- the first in 10 months -- is driven by 'alleviated' Fed risks

  • China's Alipay targets Singapore's food stalls

    Small merchants seen as key to tapping local mobile payment market

  • Chinese lose taste for Want Want snacks as profit falls 14.5%

    Taiwan food company says second half also weak, causing shares to plunge

  • Japan Tobacco to buy Philippines' Mighty for $936m

    Deal follows recent acquisition of Indonesian tobacco maker

  • Anhui Conch Cement shares jump as net profit doubles

    Rise in prices pushed up results, Nomura maintains negative outlook

  • Household spending on children in Vietnam surges

    Rising incomes prompt parents to fork out for goods, extracurricular activities

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