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Some dissidents and opponents of Lee Kuan Yew believe that with his passing the political restrictions he imposed in the name of security will begin to ease.
Opposition and warnings from the U.S. and senior U.K. diplomats have not stopped China's alternative to the World Bank from gaining global support.
Tokyo stock prices are at fifteen-year highs, but Japanese corporations remain pessimistic about the country’s growth potential.
A $50 portable media player is providing many North Koreans a window to the world despite the government's efforts to keep its people isolated.
It takes a lot of time, effort and money for them to get there, which has some American firms seeing big opportunities to cash in.
Showcases full of life-like food have tempted Japanese diners for decades. A company is giving the tradition a modern twist: fake food on smartphones.
India’s IPO market is firing up as companies look to cash in on exuberant investor sentiment, says Bombay Stock Exchange chief Ashish Chauhan.
Japan's consumer inflation eased in February for a seventh straight month increasing expectations that the Bank of Japan (BOJ) will have to undertake further stimulus measures to achieve its price target.
Narendra Modi has asked for a drastic cutback of an ambitious health care plan after cost estimates came in at $18.5 billion over five years.
Backed by cheap funding and a huge home market, mostly state-owned Chinese firms are snapping up overseas assets in a $391 billion shopping spree.
Uncertainty over government-led reforms remains an overhang for India despite its promising growth outlook and surging stock market, but India's former central bank governor says the factors for change are in place.
Comments by the Thai PM that journalists who do not report the truth will probably be executed should not be taken too seriously, the deputy PM said.
Australia is "well and truly" disposed to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday.
Profit-taking saw Chinese equities snap a ten-day winning streak on Wednesday, but analysts say it's just a small hiccup in what could be another stellar year for mainland stocks.
Overseas institutional investors have pumped billions of dollars into Indian equities over the past year, but signs suggest that foreign interest may be peaking, according to analysts.
A rescue plan for India's Sahara was thrown into disarray on Wednesday, when Spanish bank BBVA SA denied offering a credit line to the bank.
Three of China's biggest domestic cargo freighters likely skirted the losses that plagued international peers last year thanks to a five-fold jump in state subsidies.
Indian PM Modi has teamed with Twitter to launch a service allowing government officials to send tweets via SMS in a move to boost e-governance.
Hong Kong's perennial housing problems may finally be tamed as the government pursues its first long-term strategic plan since 1998, said Hong Kong's chief executive.
Japan is recovering from the consumption tax hike, but growth remains slow as the impact of ‘Abenomics’ is limited, says ex-Bank of Japan economist.
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CNBC's Julia Chatterly speaks with Mario Centano, Portugal's Finance Minister, about the new government and the euro area finance ministers meeting.
Simon Warner, head of fixed income at AMP Capital, explains why contingent convertible (CoCo) bonds are very risky.
China's market is likely to follow the trend but to a lesser degree, says Daniel So, strategist at CMB International Securities.