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  • Nervousness Grows as Japan Battles Nuclear Crisis Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011 | 7:12 PM ET

    This is a transcript of top stories presented by China's CCTV Business Channel as produced by CNBC Asia Pacific.

  • Uranium Stocks Hit Hard by Japan Nuclear Crisis Wednesday, 16 Mar 2011 | 2:02 PM ET

    Shares of uranium mining companies are down significantly because of the Japanese nuclear emergency, sparked by last week's earthquake and tsunami.

  • In Asia, Property Boom—Not Bust—Is the Worry Tuesday, 15 Mar 2011 | 7:04 PM ET
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    When it comes to real estate, Asia has a very different set of problems from the West.  China, Singapore and Hong Kong have all introduced a slew of measures to combat housing markets that threaten to get out of control.

  • This is a transcript of top stories presented by China's CCTV Business Channel as produced by CNBC Asia Pacific.

  • The Most Costly Earthquakes of All Time Tuesday, 15 Mar 2011 | 3:07 PM ET
    The March 2011 earthquake off the coast of Japan has rocked international markets as the world tries to gauge the reality of the human and economic devastation in the country. Japan's 9.0 magnitude earthquake is a rare event, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). Globally we experience an average of only one earthquake above an 8.0 magnitude each year. This, of course, varies from year to year, with the most recent examples being four 8.0+ magnitude earthquakes in 2007 and zero in 2008.

    The March 2011 earthquake off the coast of Japan has rocked international markets as the world tries to gauge the reality of the human and economic devastation in the country.

  • Nikkei, Topix Hit 2-Year Lows on Kan's Warning Tuesday, 15 Mar 2011 | 5:54 AM ET

    Japanese shares plunged on Tuesday as fresh explosions rocked a damaged nuclear plant and triggered a rise in radiation levels, sending investors fleeing from riskier assets such as equities and commodities across Asia.

  • Japan Counts Cost of Devastation Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 7:11 PM ET

    This is a transcript of top stories presented by China's CCTV Business Channel as produced by CNBC Asia Pacific.

  • Greenberg: Another Chinese Stock Blow-up Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 4:33 PM ET
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    The latest in a string of Chinese reverse mergers that trade in the U.S. to take a hit is ChinaMedia Express holdings.

  • What Do You Know About Property? Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 8:57 AM ET
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    how much do you know about home ownership and real estate. Take our quiz.

  • Nikkei Plunges 6.2% After Deadly Quake Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 5:25 AM ET

    Asian stocks outside Japan edged up on Monday, with demand for commodity-related shares offsetting the steep drop in Japanese markets following a massive earthquake and tsunami.

  • China Noses Ahead as Top Goods Producer Monday, 14 Mar 2011 | 12:48 AM ET
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    China has become the world’s top manufacturing country by output, returning the country to the position it occupied in the early 19th century and ending the US’s 110-year run as the largest goods producer.  The FT reports.

  • How Recent Disasters Affected Markets and Economies Friday, 11 Mar 2011 | 9:02 AM ET
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    The biggest earthquake on record to hit Japan in 140 years sent stock markets across the globe sharply lower, while the yen and oil prices also fell.

  • Asia Stocks Lower, Nikkei Futures Drop on Quake Friday, 11 Mar 2011 | 5:21 AM ET

    Nikkei futures tumbled on Friday after a massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit northeast Japan, causing many injuries.

  • Poll: Have The Recent Disasters Put You Off Travelling to Australia?

  • Forbes Rich List: BRICs Churning Out Billionaires Thursday, 10 Mar 2011 | 6:41 PM ET

    This is a transcript of top stories presented by China's CCTV Business Channel as produced by CNBC Asia Pacific.

  • Dalai Lama Plans to Quit as Tibet Political Leader Thursday, 10 Mar 2011 | 5:22 AM ET
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    The Dalai Lama said on Thursday he would step down as Tibet's political leader, a move seen as transforming the government-in-exile into a more assertive and democratic body in the face of Chinese pressure.

  • Asian Stocks Lower, Hurt by Oil Surge Thursday, 10 Mar 2011 | 5:11 AM ET

    Asian shares opened lower on Thursday following declines in the overnight U.S. session. A sell-off in chip stocks hurt tech counters in South Korea, while a decline in commodities weighed on Australia's commodity heavy index.

  • Toyota Look to Recover with Two New Hybrid Models Wednesday, 9 Mar 2011 | 5:53 PM ET

    This is a transcript of top stories presented by China's CCTV Business Channel as produced by CNBC Asia Pacific.

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    A lengthy "special report" by Reuters today warns that Berkshire Hathaway's high-profile investment in BYD, a Chinese electric car maker, could "backfire" on Warren Buffett and his company.  BYD is criticized for "stealing designs from rivals, using those savings to undercut competitors on price and scrimping on safety."

  • Asian Stocks Mixed After Oil Prices Ease Wednesday, 9 Mar 2011 | 5:58 AM ET

    Stocks in Japan and South Korea opened higher on Wednesday, helped by an overnight rally on Wall Street.