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  • China's second-richest man attacked near home Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | 10:41 AM ET
    Zong Qinghou, chairman of Hangzhou Wahaha Group Co.

    China's second richest tycoon, Zong Qinghou, was attacked near his home in Zhejiang, Xinhua and suffered serious injuries to his hand.

  • Radiation readings at Japan plant spike Sunday, 1 Sep 2013 | 3:12 AM ET
    Officials at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in northern Japan

    Radiation near a tank holding highly contaminated water at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has spiked 18-fold, the plant's operator said on Sunday.

  • China probes state assets regulator for corruption Sunday, 1 Sep 2013 | 2:52 AM ET

    China is investigating the head of its state assets regulator for "serious discipline violations", the government said on Sunday.

  • China official PMI hits 16-month high in August Sunday, 1 Sep 2013 | 2:40 AM ET

    China's factory activity expanded at the fastest pace in more than a year in August with a jump in new orders, official data showed on Sunday.

  • Indonesia hikes benchmark rate by 50 bps to 7% Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 3:58 AM ET

    Indonesia's central bank raised its benchmark reference rate 50 basis points to 7.0 percent on Thursday in a bid to stabilize the wilting rupiah and economy.

  • The next US alcohol craze may come from China Sunday, 18 Aug 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    Workers  package baijiu liquor in China.

    Baijiu, the most popular alcoholic drink you've probably never heard of, could make its way to a liquor store near you soon.

  • Twitter counters Murdoch in heated Aussie election Sunday, 11 Aug 2013 | 7:13 AM ET

    Rupert Murdoch's crusade to oust Kevin Rudd in Australia's general election has given rise to a heated social media campaign inside a campaign, as Twitter, Facebook and other digital platforms become the weapons used by some to try to outflank Murdoch's "old media".

  • Fitch Upgrades India Outlook, Stuns Investors Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 9:00 PM ET
    Mumbai, India

    Fitch Ratings returned India's sovereign outlook back to "stable" from "negative" a year after its initial downgrade, surprising markets with a validation of the government efforts.

  • Europeans Learn Chinese but Firms Say Don’t Bother Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 2:12 AM ET

    Europeans are increasingly learning Chinese to boost their career prospects, but recruitment firms warn difficulties mastering the language, plus the insularity of European business, means those efforts may be misdirected.

  • China's May Factory Activity Stronger Than Expected Saturday, 1 Jun 2013 | 12:01 AM ET

    China's official PMI rose to 50.8 in May from 50.6 in April, data showed on Saturday, beating market expectations and raising optimism for the world's second-largest economy.

  • Dubai Police Adds $1.4 Million Supercar to Its Fleet Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 9:58 AM ET

    Dubai Police appear to have secured a rare Bugatti Veyron to add to its supercar fleet, making headlines over the last few weeks. Police Chief Dhahi Khalfan Tamim tweeted a picture of the 1001 horsepower car on his verified account.

  • India's April trade deficit leapt to $17.8 billion on a massive surge in imports of cheaper gold that will increase concerns about the current account deficit in Asia's third largest economy.

  • Detained American Tourist to Face Trial in North Korea Saturday, 27 Apr 2013 | 5:44 AM ET
    North Korean soldiers.

    North Korea said on Saturday a Korean-American tourist, jailed by the reclusive state since late last year, will face trial for "committing crimes" against the North, a move that could further stoke tensions with the United States.

  • Ahead of Earnings, Suppliers Sour on Apple Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 9:55 AM ET

    "The market is not being irrational with Apple today," one money manager says. "The market was being irrational with Apple last year, when they kept taking the stock price higher."

  • 6.3 Magnitude Quake Rocks Western Japan Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 5:17 PM ET
    A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit western Japan early on Saturday.

    A 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit western Japan early on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

  • US to Take 'All Necessary Steps' With North Korea Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 4:51 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    The president said Thursday that the U.S. would work to reduce tensions with North Korea, but he warned that Washington would take "all necessary steps" to protect itself and its allies.

  • New Bird Flu Cases Rise in China, Three Deaths Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 8:21 PM ET

    China has found two more cases of a new strain of bird flu and one of the victims has died, bringing to nine the number of confirmed human infections from the previously unknown flu type.

  • 'Pay Your Fair Share,' Australia Tells Google, Apple Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 6:39 AM ET

    Australia will force corporate giants to disclose their tax arrangements to curb alleged tax avoidance by multinational corporations.

  • China's Latest Data Show Uneven Economic Recovery Saturday, 9 Mar 2013 | 5:49 AM ET

    China's uneven economic recovery signals a looming dilemma for policymakers as data released at the weekend showed inflation at a 10-month high while factory output and consumer spending were weaker than forecast.

  • Three Reasons to Doubt China's Export Numbers Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 1:46 AM ET

    China's export numbers, which came in more than double of what was forecast, are raising questions over the reliability of the data.

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