Chinese stocks posted their worst weekly performance since August on Friday, with major indices tumbling in excess of 5 percent.» Read More
Ships searching for the wreck of an AirAsia passenger jet that crashed with 162 people on board have pinpointed two "big objects" on the sea floor.
North Korea has never before demonstrated any advanced hacking capabilities, says Scott Borg of the U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit.
"Tolkien-mania" tourism is boosting New Zealand's economy and helping to offset a price slump of its biggest export, milk. The Financial Times reports.
An organic food craze is emerging among Chinese urbanites as safety woes spur the younger generation toward alternative ways to buy produce and meat.
Macau's gambling revenue fell for the first time since casinos were liberalized in 2001, as Beijing's anti-graft campaign spooks wealthy players.
Property developer Kaisa had failed to repay a HK$400 million loan and may default on more debt, amid a downturn in the real estate sector.
Search teams have been hunting for the wreck of an Indonesia AirAsia passenger jet but bad weather is again hindering the search.
With South Korea's youth unemployment at a 14-year high and hiring sluggish, thousands of students due to graduate are likely to instead stay on campus.
Capacity constraints and a weak market recovery set up Hyundai Motor and affiliate Kia Motors for their slowest sales expansion in 12 years.
Singapore's economic growth disappointed in the fourth quarter, as manufacturing contracted and tourism slumped.
Japan's Nikkei 225 index is set to climb further next year, despite already rising more than 70 percent over the past two years, analysts say.
Japan's shrinking workforce is helping spur acceptance of women into male-dominated industries such as haulage and construction. The Financial Times reports.
China's factory activity sputtered in December, underlining challenges facing the country's manufacturers amid rising costs and softening demand.
South Korea's top tech-heavyweights, LG Electronics and Samsung, are going after PC gamers' hearts with new super-wide curved monitors.
A stampede killed at least 35 people at Shanghai New Year's celebrations, officials said, possibly due to a rush to grab fake money thrown from a building.
The bulk of the missing AirAsia jet may be on the floor of the Java Sea, which could indicate the aircraft hit the sea bed intact.
Taxi firms including Uber, which was banned in New Delhi, will have to install panic buttons after allegations that an Uber driver raped a passenger.
Breaking out of a multi-year slump, Chinese equities stormed ahead to become the top performing Asian market of 2014, trumping Indian stocks.
Bad weather hampered the search for the wreckage and black boxes of flight AirAsia QZ8501 after Indonesian rescuers found bodies and debris near Borneo.
In a fresh sign China's economy is slowing, the final China HSBC PMI for December indicated manufacturing contracted for the first time in seven months.
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Chris Watling, CEO of Longview Economics, explains why the U.S. corporate sector will cause the country a shallow recession.
OPEC should keep output steady and wait to see if its supply policy will reap rewards, says Alejandro Barbajosa, Middle East and APAC vice president for crude at Argus Media.
Japanese markets have done well because of expansive monetary policy, says Beat Wittmann, co-founder, partner and chairman at Porta Investors.