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  • iPhone 5

    The China release of its iPhone 5 on Friday should win Apple some traction in the world's biggest smartphone market, but its longer-term hopes may depend on new technology being tested by China's top telecoms carrier.

  • Taiwan Would Be Worse-Off Without China

    Taiwan's reliance on exports has made it particularly vulnerable to the slowdown in global growth. But, President Ma Ying Jeou tells CNBC, the situation would have been more dire if not for closer economic ties with China.

  • Mad Money, December 13, 2012

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Fear the 'Cliff'

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Tourism in China Is 'Exploding': CEO

    David Scowsill, president and CEO of World Travel and Tourism Council, tells CNBC that most of the future tourism growth is coming out of China, 'a market which is exploding'.

  • Disputed set of islands in East China Sea, referred to as Senkaku or Diaoyu islands.

    Japan protested to China on Thursday after a Chinese government plane entered what Japan considers its airspace over disputed islets in the East China Sea, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said.

  • More middle-class citizens in China are speaking out forcefully against construction projects that threaten their property, health and legal rights. The GlobalPost reports.

  • Time to Add Some Risk: Expert

    Stephen Hogan, Senior Private Client Adviser, Equities/Derivatives, Novus Capital says risk assets should rally in the coming months. He says it's a good time to add some exposure to stocks like BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto.

  • South Korean conservative activists burn anti-North Korean placards during a protest denouncing North Korea's rocket launch, in Seoul on December 12, 2012.

    There was anger and dismay after North Korea launched a long-range rocket into orbit on Wednesday -- plenty of it in South Korea and Japan. There was also surprise.

  • Mad Money, December 12, 2012

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Gold Higher

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Despite pressure from the U.S. and others, several companies are still investing in the Iranian energy sector.

  • Cramer's Mad Dash: China Play Time?

    Jim Cramer explains what to watch ahead of the open, including the play on Cummins Inc.

  • Student in front of an online Taobao shop.

    Millions of Chinese shoppers are turning to the web, fueling a booming $64 billion e-commerce market, as a local player gets set to overtake Amazon as the world's biggest online retailer by 2016.

  • US-patent-application-200.jpg

    China has overtaken the United States to become the world's biggest processor of patent applications, giving an innovative edge to Beijing's economic and industrial clout.

  • For China, the economic slowdown has led to a search for growth opportunities. The country's growth in the future depends on raising productivity. Urbanization, if structured efficiently, could help in that regard.

  • Challenges Facing Asia in 2013

    Rajiv Biswas, Senior Director and Asia Pacific Chief Economist, IHS Global Insight says that prospects for emerging Asia remain bright but investors need to get used to slower growth from China.

  • Mad Money, December 11, 2012

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.

  • Europe Loses Market Share in Tourism

    Eduardo Santander, CEO, European Travel Commission tells CNBC new travel destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean are taking tourists away from Europe

  • Youth Unemployment in Focus

    David Arkless, President, Manpower Group tells CNBC that the employment picture in Europe is particularly bleak and that the region needs China to pick up.