BEIJING— For years, Alibaba faced complaints it failed to stamp out sales of counterfeit goods on its e-commerce websites. Given the company's expanding role in China's state-dominated economy, "It's not a surprise that Alibaba finds itself under the spotlight in much the same way that many foreign firms have," said analyst Ben Cavender of the China Market...» Read More
Reports continue to predict more devastating storms ahead like Typhoon Haiyan, but the world might not be prepared to blunt their deadly impact.
The Filipino economy is heavily dependent on money sent by family members living abroad, and those remittances will play an even bigger role now.
Investors will be positively surprised by the results of the China plenum, said Stephen Roach, senior fellow at Yale University.
More than 800,000 came to the U.S. for higher education in 2012, a record high fueled largely by an influx of Chinese students, U.S. data showed.
With China expected to unveil some of its biggest economic reforms for 35 years, analysts have speculated that the price of gold could benefit.
The Communist Party get-together in China could alter the picture for commodities, with Beijing is trying to shift the economy towards consumption.
Growth in one-time Asian tiger Indonesia may have slowed to 2009 levels in the third quarter, but economists aren't pushing the panic button.
Reports indicate the Chinese central bank has raised the country's interbank lending rate. A similar move last summer caused a market swoon.
While some show frustration at the US shutdown, others argue that the ordeal is simply a good representation of democracy.
Five years after Lehman Brothers collapsed, families in major countries around the world are still too spooked to take chances with their money.
Singaporean corporations are more naive in their approach to anti-fraud and corruption practices in comparison to the rest of Asia, a survey found.
Sunday's takeoff of Shanghai's free trade zone, if it proves to be a success, could accelerate reforms across China.
Plans for Shanghai's free trade zone were unveiled over the weekend, but some analysts were unconvinced there is cause for celebration yet.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe looks set to rule in favor of a controversial rise in the country's sales-tax.
Singapore's initial public offering (IPO) market became the second largest in the world in the third quarter of this year.
The prospect of the Federal Reserve's much-anticipated taper is hurting Asian bond markets, a report from Asian Development Bank has found.
A decision last week by the International Energy Agency (IEA) to release an additional 60 million barrels of oil into the market should be considered quantitative “teasing” than easing, because the move is short-lived, says one analyst.
China's manufacturing sector picked up further steam in September, a preliminary survey of factory managers showed on Monday.
Though a number of recent Olympics have disappointed host cities, some experts say Tokyo is poised to benefit from the 2020 games.
China's imports of crude oil, iron ore, copper and soybeans fell in August from July's record highs, but shipments stayed at elevated levels.
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