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Families that do business together may not necessarily stay together, as these high-profile fights demonstrate.
2016 was billed as the year emerging markets (EM) would make a comeback, but some analysts say the years of stunning growth in developing economies are over.
The specter of bankruptcy is hanging over a major part of South Korea's economy, further threatening the country's stagnant growth.
Data releases from China, Australia and Japan this week will provide a snapshot of economic health in Asia Pacific.
Singapore's prosecutors have declared the investigation the largest money-laundering probe the country has undertaken, the WSJ reports.
Should a developed nation such as Japan, the third-largest economy in the world, be doing more when it comes to learning English?
"It's natural and understandable that the Prime Minister will be off from any activities when [he] is actually operated on by the doctors."
A Chinese laundry detergent maker apologized for the harm caused by the spread of an ad in which a black man "washed" by its product.
Ruling party members expressed concerns that such a move would signal a failure of the Japanese PM's policies to reflate the economy.
Sueichi Kido, who survived the atomic bomb attack in Nagasaki in 1945, says a commitment to a nuclear-free world will be more important.
As Vietnam guzzles more beer than ever, Vietnam Brewery Limited (VBL) wants to ensure the pint glasses don't stay empty.
Profits of China's industrial firms in April rose 4.2% from the same period last year to 502 billion yuan, the statistics bureau said on Friday.
Customers walk into a Timo cafe and hear the espresso machines humming. They can listen to a sales pitch as they sip a free cup of coffee.
Shinzo Abe is considering delaying a sales tax hike, originally planned in April 2017, by around two years, Japanese media reported on Friday.
Growing pressure for the west to block Beijing’s bid for “market economy status” and greater access to world markets, the FT reports.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's claim that a Lehman-esque crisis loomed was nothing more than political maneuvering, analysts told CNBC.
The regulator has asked about the unaudited numbers Alibaba publishes on its sales of the shopping bonanza, the FT reports.
Japan's core consumer prices fell 0.3% in April on-year, keeping the BOJ under pressure to deploy new stimulus to hit its 2% inflation target.
Malaysia's probes into troubled state fund 1MDB didn't examine key evidence or interview Prime Minister Najib, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Fighting the fakes would mean job losses in places like "Counterfeit Central," undermining China's willingness to fix the problem, experts warn.
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David Roche, president and global strategist at Independent Strategy, attributes his bullish forecast to a strong jobs market that will induce more consumer spending.
As Microsoft and Apple focuses on India, Ram Gorlamandala of Tat Capital says the nation's thriving software industry and abundance of local talent make it an attractive destination for foreign investment.
Governments are cracking down hard on e-cigarettes through more regulation, which could benefit traditional tobacco companies.