Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto reacts during a ceremony to sign into law a new-anti corruption legislation, at the National Palace in Mexico City May 4, 2015. REUTERS/HENRY ROMERO

Mexican president misrepresented finances

VALLE DE BRAVO, Mexico - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto misrepresented to authorities the circumstances under which he acquired one of his properties, a discrepancy that could add to the controversy surrounding his personal finances.  Full Article 

Former U.S. House Speaker Hastert indicted on federal charges 6:49pm EDT

- Former U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Dennis Hastert was indicted on Thursday on federal charges, including for lying to the FBI, relating to an alleged effort to hide $3.5 million in payments to a person to conceal past misconduct.

A worker paints a scaffolding for an upcoming MRT station along a street at the Bundaran Hotel Indonesia area in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 6, 2015. REUTERS/Beawiharta

Where is Southeast Asia's fiscal firepower?

JAKARTA - A slide in the Philippines' economic growth to its weakest in three years wraps up a slew of dismal data from Southeast Asia and adds pressure on governments to unleash some of their fiscal spending firepower.  Full Article 

A man passes Broadcom's Asia operations headquarters office at an industrial park in Singapore September 16, 2014. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Avago to buy Broadcom for $37 billion

Avago Technologies agreed to buy Broadcom for $37 billion in the largest chip industry deal ever, turning a lesser-known company run by a ferocious dealmaker into a rival to the biggest in the field.  Full Article 

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Australia's troubled search for MH370

Nearly a year after embarking on a multi-million dollar quest to solve one of aviation's greatest unsolved mysteries, authorities and search teams are being criticized over their approach to finding Flight MH370 in the remote southern Indian Ocean.

People rest at the Modern Moma commercial and residential complex in Beijing, July 2, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee

China's property-bond saga

The saga of China’s first offshore property default has taken another turn.  Full Article