Ong Kian Ming, Malaysian member of parliament from the opposition Democratic Action Party, discusses the chances for a no-confidence motion to oust Malaysian leader Najib Razak.» Read More
Ravi Thakran, chairman & managing partner of L Capital Asia, discusses the rebranding and renovation of the dining and nightlife destination at Singapore's Marina Bay Sands.
Catherine Yeung, investment director, Asian Equities at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, says the halting of all margin financing by a Chinese brokerage house on Thursday helps to ensure that China's rally is underpinned.
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is likely to keep its output target unchange when it meets on Friday. CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports from Vienna.
Louisa Lim, Journalism professor at University of Michigan, says the sense of localism this year is a "new departure" for Hong Kong's annual commemoration of the Tiananmen Square crackdown.
Adil Abd al-Mahdi, Oil Minister of Iraq, says the fight against ISIS is far away from the Iraqi capital Baghdad and major oil fields in the country are well-secured.
Alan Gayle, director of Asset Allocation at RidgeWorth Investments, discusses news that U.S. nonfarm productivity fell more sharply than initially thought in the first quarter.
Eric Schneider, Group head for APAC at MasterCard Advisors, says Bangkok's tourism sector is seeing rapid recovery and will reclaim its title as the world's most visited city "very shortly."
Claudia Mo, Legislator from Hong Kong's Civic Party, says it is not right for some young people to feel that Hong Kongers should focus on democratic rights in the city rather than on the mainland.
The official death toll for the Chinese ferry disaster has increased to 65. CNBC's Eunice Yoon has more from Hubei, China.
Sam Le Cornu, senior portfolio manager with Macquarie Asset Management, discusses news that China's central bank has recently provided "Pledged Supplementary Lending" to selected banks.
Despite its global expansion plans, Guy Heywood, COO of Alila Hotels and Resorts, says it is important for the boutique hotel group to stay "smallish and intimate."
Jouko Ahvenainen, co-founder and executive chairman of Grow VC Group, explains how it stands out from other crowdfunding websites like Kickstarter.
Apart from keeping the central bank on hold, the surprisingly upbeat first-quarter GDP print will do little to boost domestic consumption, says David Solusky, head of investment strategy at UBS Wealth Management Australia.
At the European Central Bank's meeting, President Mario Draghi reiterated the need to "look through" periods of high volatility and "retain a steady monetary policy stance." CNBC's Annette Weisbach reports.
Antonio Neri, senior vice president and general manager at HP Enterprise Group, explains how the company is coping with a strengthening greenback.
Antonio Neri, senior vice president and general manager at HP Enterprise Group, discusses the announcement that HP will formally divide into two publicly-traded companies by November 1.
Greece and its creditors are hastening the progress of talks as the cash-strapped nation faces a string of loan repayments, alongside the expiry of its current bailout program this month, says DBS economist Radhika Rao.
Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of Netherlands, told CNBC it was "hard to say" whether a deal between Greece and its creditors could be reached, while adding that nobody wants a "Grexit" to occur.
As the rescue operation for a capsized cruise ship on the Yangtze river enters the third day, hopes of finding more survivors are fading. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports from Hubei, China.
Anthony Valeri, senior vice president of fixed income research at LPL Financial, says the rise in bond yields is largely driven by weakness in Europe.
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