Worried that a shortage of male teachers is feminizing boys, Chinese educators are reinforcing traditional gender roles and values, the NYT reports.» Read More
Here's a look at the top business hubs in the world, based on research by global real estate firm CB Richard Ellis.
The Chinese rating agency best known for downgrading US sovereign debt last year, has come under fire domestically for giving the country’s embattled railway ministry a higher rating than the government. The FT reports.
Traffic at the Port of Long Beach in California fell 2.5 percent July, the first non-seasonal slowdown at the nation's second-busiest seaport since November 2009, according to figures released Monday.
China has a $120 billion trade going with Africa and the way it has tapped into the potential of this once dark continent is a lesson for investors looking to enter frontier markets.
Now is not the right time to buy Hong Kong stocks, says one expert, who predicts the benchmark Hang Seng Index will fall below 18,000 in the near future, given global economic uncertainties.
Alvin Chong, Head of Research at Sun Hung Kai Financial and George Boubouras, Head of Investment Strategy & Consulting at UBS Wealth Management believe financials and property developers will benefit from China's shift to a neutral monetary stance.
Mark Matthews, Head of Research Asia at Bank Julius Baer expects China's A-share market to outperform H-shares in the near term. He explains more.
Pakistan allowed Chinese military engineers to photograph and take samples from the top secret stealth helicopter that U.S. special forces left behind when they killed Osama bin Laden, the Financial Times has learnt.
Here's a day-by-day look at the earnings reports, economic data and political events Cramer plans to monitor.
Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, says the woes of this week haven't gone away, they have simply gone underground for a couple of days. They will resurface next week for certain.
Think safe haven and gold, yen and the swiss franc come to mind. But one strategist thinks investors who want low volatility and a sure bet for the next few years, should bet on Chinese stocks.
Aaron Boesky, Chief Executive Officer of Marco Polo Pure Asset Management explains why he thinks investors should start paying attention to China.
China’s official news agency blasted the U.S. for its “debt addiction” following the S&P downgrade. The implicit assertion behind this outburst was that China understood “the commonsense principle that one should live within its means”. But the Chinese government is not quite the frugal, prudent borrower it portrays itself to be. The FT reports.
So what countries make up the BRICS ? How did they come about? What impact do they have? CNBC explains.
Oil prices fell on Thursday as investors grew increasingly concerned that the European debt crisis could hit France next and hit growth, but demand for oil from China and other emerging markets will continue to underpin oil prices in the long term, analysts told CNBC on Thursday.
One strategist is warning investors not to increase exposure to stocks until the “real selling capitulation takes place" and gold and Swiss Franc begin to decline.
After the downgrade of American debt, many Chinese asked whether their government had invested wisely. The NYT reports.
With the military jealously guarding its control of the airspace, wealthy Chinese hobbyists fly clandestinely. The NYT reports.
The downgrade of U.S. credit rating and recent financial markets volatility all threaten to deepen the economic soft patch. How will Asia cope?
Great Britain and other parts of the world are experiencing unrest at a time of global economic uncertainty and stock market volatility. Here's a look at what's happened recently around the world.