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Vietnam and Southeast Asia to rebound in 2021 after muted first half of 2020

Most Southeast Asian economies were in the doldrums in the first half due to COVID-19 but are expected to spring back in 2021 by ICAEW.

Asia stocks find relief as China set to return seized U.S. drone

 Asian shares steadied near four-week lows on Monday after China agreed to return the U.S. drone it had seized, easing worries for now about possible deterioration in diplomatic relations.

Asian shares set for best week in 5 months, await US jobs data

 Asian shares looked set on Friday to post their strongest week in five months as global investors returned to riskier assets after a string of positive U.S. economic data and a bounce in oil and commodity prices.

Mozilla plans '$25 smartphone' for emerging markets

 Mozilla has shown off a prototype for a $25 (£15) smartphone that is aimed at the developing world.