As China’s construction boom slows, steel mills across the country are scrambling to find ways to bolster profits, and one has hit on an unusual strategy: raising pigs. The FT reports.
Indonesian Trade Minister Gita Wirjawan told CNBC on Tuesday that Southeast Asia's largest economy was not adopting protectionist policies and was only following in the footsteps of other developed countries.
Hong Kong has unseated London as the world’s most expensive place to take up office space, highlighting the growing appetite from banks to increase their presence in Asia, the FT reports.
HSBC is expected to report the West's biggest banking profit for last year, fuelled by the East, while its rivals are struggling with faltering European and U.S. growth.
AIA Group, Asia's No.3 insurer, reported a 40 percent rise in value of new business (VONB) in the year ended Nov. 30, 2011, helped by strong growth in Singapore, China and Malaysia.
Losing mainland shoppers could spell trouble for Hong Kong’s retail and real estate sectors, which over the past five years have become increasingly reliant on it.
Increasing numbers of foreigners calling Hong Kong home are lifting rental prices in the city's already expensive real estate market, pushing the city to become the most expensive place to rent high-end property.
China's Sany Heavy Industry will revive its $3.3 billion Hong Kong share offering in the second quarter, the South China Morning Post reported on Friday, citing sources close to the deal.
Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba may take its Hong Kong-listed unit Alibaba.com private at about the price of its 2007 initial public offering for about HK$18 billion ($2.3 billion), the Hong Kong Economic Times reported on Thursday, citing sources.
Mainland Chinese who have a second child in Hong Kong will be fined for breaching China's one-child policy, Chinese media quoted a family planning official as saying, as mainland Chinese women flock to the former British colony to give birth.
Australia beat out the United States and Singapore to take top place among expatriates as an ideal residence for quality of life and career prospects, according to an international survey released on Thursday.
Hutchison 3G, a unit of Hong Kong conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa, has agreed to buy Orange Austria from France Telecom and a private equity firm in a deal valued at 1.3 billion euros ($1.7 billion) including debt.
Even as Hong Kong on Wednesday unveiled $10.3 billion worth of measures to support its struggling economy, ranging from tax rebates to property levy waivers, analysts say the territory needs more than a financial boost to make it more livable.
Global PC shipments declined 1.4 percent in the last quarter of 2011 mainly due to weak demand in Western Europe and the United States, according to research firm Gartner.
Multi-billion dollar corruption in India and a whopping 36 percent cut in the salary for Singapore's prime minister have once again raised the question: How much should politicians be paid?
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Alex Wong, Director of Asset Management at Ample Capital talks about the sectors in Hong Kong that will remain under pressure in the coming months.
China Construction Bank is in talks to buy a bank in Brazil amid plans to open a subsidiary in Latin America’s biggest economy, according to officials and people familiar with the matter. The FT reports.
Asia’s image-conscious rich are spending big money on adding frills to their million-dollar yachts.
Canadian inflation rose, the U.K. budget narrowed, but it's all about Europe - time for your FX Fix.