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  • Single malt from Taiwan shakes up industry Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 6:18 PM ET

    Budding Taiwanese whiskey maker Kavalan is making a big splash in the world of single malt, delighting the taste buds of connoisseurs globally.

  • Guess which smartphone maker is back in China? Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 7:38 PM ET
    Motorola's Moto X

    Motorola is returning to Chinese smartphone market to take on Xiaomi and Huawei, as the venerable mobile maker's recovery gains momentum. The Financial Times reports.

  • As Myanmar opens, miners weigh potential versus risk Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 6:22 PM ET
    Chinese gold miners carry buckets of gold-laden heavy silt to be processed at a different facility from a gold mining site near Laiza, Kachin State, Myanmar.

    With abundant mineral wealth, Myanmar ought to be looking forward to a mining boom, but long-running insurgencies and a murky regulatory framework are holding back all but the intrepid.

  • Are Chinese shares at the cusp of a bull run? Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 5:47 PM ET
    Share holders observe the stock market at a stock exchange corporation on December 17, 2014 in Nantong, Jiangsu province of China.

    After a more than seven-year mire, China stocks may finally be on the cusp of a long-term bull run, shrugging off an economic slowdown, analysts said.

  • Third strike for McDonald's Japan Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 5:47 PM ET
    An employee serves french fries to a customer at a McDonald's restaurant in Tokyo.

    Following the China chicken scandal and rationing french fries, this week bits of vinyl were found in McDonald's Japan chicken nuggets.

  • AirAsia aircraft tail located, search team says Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 1:28 AM ET
    Indonesia Military Commander Moeldoko speaks during a press conference after a check up with the Indonesia military doing search and rescue for the AirAsia flight QZ8501 crash.

    Search teams looking for underwater AirAsia wreckage located the tail of the aircraft, the section where the crucial black box is housed.

  • Sony's 'Walkman' is back, and it's not cheap Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 12:35 PM ET
    Sony Walkman NW-ZX2

    All things old eventually become new again, and apparently obsolete consumer tech brands are no exception.

  • Sony chief hits at ‘vicious’ cyberattack Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 1:27 AM ET
    A sign outside Sony Pictures Entertainment in Culver City, Calif., December 19, 2014.

    Sony's chief executive says employees at its movie studio were victims of "one of the most vicious and malicious cyberattacks that we have known." The FT reports.

  • China's first web-only bank: Is the hype justified? Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 12:10 AM ET

    Tencent's new private bank is expected to bring in a host of reforms for China's financial system, but several challenges could soon derail optimism, experts say.

  • India's Modi puts free-market stamp on policy panel Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 10:36 PM ET

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi named right-leaning economist Arvind Panagariya to run his new Policy Commission, putting an end to socialist planning.

  • Investors pin hopes on big Nikkei rally Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 10:51 PM ET
    A man is reflected on an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, November 17, 2014.

    Despite the lackluster performance of Japanese stocks in 2014, investors have high hopes for the market, forecasting gains of 17 percent by year-end.

  • China's services activity at 3-month high Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 10:15 PM ET

    China's services sector grew at its fastest pace as orders remained strong, a sign of strength even as manufacturing activity and property market slows.

  • Samsung hopes for reboot with new TVs Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 8:29 PM ET

    Samsung Electronics launched a lineup of high-tech premium TVs, calling on its original mainstay devices to help avert a second year of profit decline.

  • Black box of AirAsia jet possibly located Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 6:27 PM ET
    Indonesian Navy personnel show recovered parts of the aircraft AirAsia QZ8501 on board the KRI Bung Tomo ship on January 5, 2015

    An Indonesian vessel has found what could be the crashed plane's tail, the section where the black box voice and flight data recorders are located.

  • Is Philippine property getting bubbly? Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 5:40 PM ET

    Property prices in the Philippines have surged over the past few years, but it isn't clear puffed up valuations stack up to a bubble.

  • These are the hotspots to watch out for in 2015 Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM ET

    With U.S.-Russia relations in shambles and increasing friction among euro zone members, brace for an even shakier year in geopolitics in 2015.

  • What a catch: Man pays $37,500 for huge tuna Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 5:21 AM ET

    A single Bluefin tuna has sold for $37,500 in the first fish auction of the year this weekend in Toyko, Japan, according to media reports.

  • Airline crackdown follows AirAsia crash Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 6:57 AM ET
    Officers arrive via helicopter on the Indonesian Navy vessel KRI Bung Tomo as it takes part in search operations on January 1, 2015 for victims and debris from AirAsia flight QZ8501.

    Transportation ministry announces harsh measures against everyone who allowed AirAsia Flight 8501 to take off without proper permits.

  • Xiaomi sales: Too fast, too soon? Sunday, 4 Jan 2015 | 11:16 PM ET

    China's Xiaomi rung in the New Year with a triple-digit percent revenue increase, but investors shouldn't pop champagne corks yet, analysts say.

  • China megadeals sway Asia bank rankings Sunday, 4 Jan 2015 | 9:54 PM ET
    Bank of America

    China's $26B trainmaker merger made Bank of America Merrill Lynch first in Asia's 2014 dealmaking rankings, showing the importance of SoEs for banks.

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