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  • FB's 'Internet.org' a tough sell Monday, 26 Oct 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    FB's 'Internet.org' a tough sell

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's vision to bring the Internet to India is proving to be a challenge.

  • IKEA sees strong growth around the globe Wednesday, 14 Oct 2015 | 3:30 AM ET
    IKEA sees strong growth around the globe

    Peter Agnefjäll, CEO of IKEA, says the furniture company has seen positive results from global expansion, with growth in Eastern Europe, Russia and China.

  • Fast Retailing stock hurt by weak forecast: Analyst Thursday, 8 Oct 2015 | 11:31 PM ET
    Fast Retailing stock hurt by weak forecast: Analyst

    Consensus for Fast Retailing earnings was more than 15 percent above the company's own forecast for the FY 2016, says Mikihiko Yamamoto, consumer senior analyst at BNP Paribas Securities.

  • Apple Music launches in China Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Apple Music launches in China

    Apple Music is now available in China for 10 yuan a month, but the tech giant may face several challenges selling the service to Chinese customers.

  • Jessica Alba's new Honest brand Wednesday, 9 Sep 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Jessica Alba's new Honest brand

    Actress Jessica Alba launches Honest Beauty selling skincare and makeup.

  • Netflix's international expansion Wednesday, 9 Sep 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Netflix's international expansion

    Netflix increases expansion into Asia.

  • Uber expanding in China Tuesday, 8 Sep 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Uber expanding in China

    Uber is looking to expand to another 100 cities in China by the end of the year.

  • IAG: 'We like China for the long term' Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 11:51 PM ET
    IAG: 'We like China for the long term'

    Mike Wilkins, managing director of Insurance Australia Group (IAG), says the insurance sector in the mainland is showing "good dynamics."

  • iflix CEO: We love the 'next generation of EMs' Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 11:47 PM ET
    iflix CEO: We love the 'next generation of EMs'

    Mark Britt, co-founder and group CEO of iflix, explains why the video-on-demand service focuses on "the next generation of emerging markets" such as Indonesia and Vietnam.

  • Singapore F&B group Crystal Jade goes global Friday, 7 Aug 2015 | 12:45 AM ET
    Singapore F&B group Crystal Jade goes global

    James Quek, COO of Singapore-based Crystal Jade, discusses the food and beverage group's expansion plans.

  • New Chicago-China program launches Monday, 13 Jul 2015 | 6:24 PM ET
    New Chicago-China program launches

    Steve Koch, Deputy Mayor of Chicago, discusses a new business accelerator program between Chicago and China that aims to expand trade and boost economic development.

  • Dell to expand sales force in Asia-Pacific Monday, 22 Jun 2015 | 8:39 PM ET
    Dell to expand sales force in Asia-Pacific, Japan

    Amit Midha, Asia-Pac and Japan President at Dell, discusses news that the company will be hiring around 300 sales representatives for its Commercial Sales and Enterprise Solutions (CSES) business across Asia-Pacific and Japan.

  • Surbana Jurong: Eyeing growth opportunities in Asia Sunday, 21 Jun 2015 | 11:38 PM ET
    Surbana Jurong: Eyeing growth opportunities in Asia

    Liew Mun Leong, chairman of Surbana-Jurong, says the firm is planning to expand its international footprint and capitalize on opportunities in Asia's growing infrastructure sector.

  • PropertyGuru: Aim for growth in Southeast Asia Sunday, 14 Jun 2015 | 6:48 PM ET
    PropertyGuru: Aim for growth in Southeast Asia

    Steve Melhuish, CEO of PropertyGuru, says the portal plans to deepen its presence in key Southeast Asian markets with the $129 million raised from investors including U.S. private equity firm TPG.

  • Why US airlines are in for a positive quarter Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 11:34 PM ET
    Why US airlines are in for a positive quarter

    Jonathan Galaviz, partner at Global Market Advisors, explains why he's not worried that U.S. carriers are grabbing market share at the expense of profits.

  • Faber Report: Syngenta rejects Monsanto offer Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 9:42 AM ET
    Faber Report: Syngenta rejects Monsanto offer

    Syngenta rejects second takeover approach from Monsanto, reports CNBC's David Faber.

  • Alibaba's push into cloud makes sense: Pro Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 12:34 AM ET
    Alibaba's push into cloud makes sense: Pro

    Brad Gastwirth, CEO of ABR Investment Strategy, says it makes sense for Alibaba to forge partnerships instead of investing into new data services abroad.

  • Tracking Alibaba's push into the cloud Sunday, 7 Jun 2015 | 11:50 PM ET
    Tracking Alibaba's push into the cloud

    Jeffrey Yao, associate vice president, Enterprise System, Software and Services Research at IDC China, discusses the competitiveness of Aliyun - Alibaba's cloud division.

  • Why Alibaba is moving further into the cloud Sunday, 7 Jun 2015 | 9:04 PM ET
    Why Alibaba is moving further into the cloud

    Cynthia Meng, MD of China and Hong Kong Telecoms, Media and Technology Equity Research at Jefferies, discusses Alibaba's decision to bolster its global cloud offerings.

  • COMO Hotels: We offer exclusive experiences Thursday, 4 Jun 2015 | 9:47 PM ET
    COMO Hotels: We offer exclusive experiences

    Hans Jorg Meier, chief operating officer of COMO Hotels and Resorts, explains the type of "exclusive experience" that the hotel aims to offer.