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Asia markets tumble following Boston blasts

Stock indexes across Asia have fallen after two explosions at the Boston Marathon finish line on Monday unnerved investors, adding to the negative tone in Asian trade.

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South Korea plans 17.3tln won stimulus package

South Korea has unveiled a 17.3 trillion won stimulus plan designed to boost its economy and growth prospects, its Finance Ministry said on Tuesday.

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Alonso wins Chinese GP

Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso won a drama-packed Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday, with Lotus’ Kimi Raikkonen and Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton finishing second and third.

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China’s economic growth slows

China’s economy, the world’s second largest, has slowed and performed worse than expected in the first three months of the year.

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North Korea celebrates Kim Il-sung birthday

North Korea has marked the birthday of its founder Kim Il-sung – the grandfather of current leader Kim Jong-un.

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South Africa’s MTN prequalified for Myanmar telecoms licence

South Africa-based multinational mobile telecommunications group MTN on Friday said its subsidiary MTN Dubai was one of 12 operators to be prequalified by the Myanmar Telecommunications Ministry for two telecommunications licences in the country.

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Infosys shares slide as revenue forecast disappoints

Shares in India’s second-largest software firm Infosys have plunged after its growth forecast for the current financial year fell short of market expectations.

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Captains charged with 39 counts of manslaughter following 2012 Hong Kong ferry crash

Hong Kong police have charged the captains of two vessels that collided off Hong Kong's Lamma Island last year with several counts of manslaughter.

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Japanese auto giants recall 3.4m cars

Japan’s top four carmakers – Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Mazda – are recalling almost 3.4 million cars globally over fears of a defect in passenger airbags, it has emerged.

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OtterBox expands into Vietnam

Handheld device protective case manufacturer OtterBox has announced plans to expand into the Vietnam retail market through distribution partner Petrosetco Distribution Joint Stock Company (PSD).

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