Lotte Group described its founder Shin Kyuk-ho as "having difficulties in judgment" as the founding family members clash over control of the conglomerate.» Read More
A new foreign property tax will be imposed in Australia, the latest sign of a gathering international backlash against Chinese property investors. The Financial Times reports.
India's state-run train services stand to receive at least a 25 percent investment boost of over $9 billion, funded by falling fuel costs.
A Chinese government push to promote e-commerce has created online retail rivals for the bigger names, catering to shoppers' fears about product safety.
With a new Sports Hub and world-class events lined up this year, Singapore could claim a bigger slice of the global sports tourism pie.
China is expanding an income-tax break to help more companies and will speed construction of water projects, the cabinet said.
Hong Kong announced measures totaling HK$290 million to help businesses hit by the protests as the government seeks to rebuild confidence in the financial hub.
Singapore is budgeting $3 billion for a fifth airport terminal before the fourth is even completed, but it isn't clear the travelers will come.
The world economy has become credit addicted. China could well be the next victim. The Financial Times reports.
Japan’s Nikkei powered to fresh 15-year highs - the uptrend looks set to continue, but investors should brace for a near-term pull back, analysts say.
China's manufacturing sector expanded for the first time in four months in February, a private survey showed on Wednesday.
Indian police confiscated 60 kilograms of gold in the country's single biggest seizure of smuggled bullion, according to a local media report.
With shrinking prospects at home and the weak yen threat, Japanese companies are rushing to buy overseas and seem willing to pay top dollar.
The amount of land used for new property developments in China fell more than 25 per cent last year, the FT reports.
Hindu nationalists in India have stepped up attacks on the country's beef industry, in a bid to halt the trade in the world's second-biggest exporter.
The Reserve Bank of Australia's claim that the Aussie dollar is overvalued is not only wrong, it's disingenuous, according to National Australia Bank.
Budget consumer electronics firm iBall raised eyebrows this week on a report that it has stolen Samsung's crown as India's number one tablet vendor.
Mobile World Congress is normally dominated by Samsung headlines, but this year, Chinese smartphone makers are angling to steal the limelight.
Singapore's decision to hike taxes on its top earners has raised questions on whether this may erode the city state's longer-term competitiveness.
Traditionally, older and poorer Hong Kong men find mainland Chinese brides. But in recent years, highly educated Hong Kong women go to the mainland to find a husband. The Financial Times reports.
BHP Billiton posted a 31 percent drop in half-year profit as prices for all its main products collapsed, but beat market forecasts.
Get the best of CNBC in your inbox
Greg Medcraft, chairman of Australian Securities and Investment Commission, explains why financial cooperation and digital disruptions are key topics at the Boao Forum for Asia Conference.
Neil Doshi, analyst at Mizuho Securities, explains his positive outlook for Facebook which reported quarterly results that topped analyst estimates on Wednesday.
David Soloff, co-founder of Premise, explains how its mobile software tracks economic indicators by monitoring data recorded by local residents over 40 countries across 4 continents.