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  • 'Japan Is Back': Abe Tells Americans Saturday, 23 Feb 2013 | 4:18 AM ET
    Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Americans on Friday "I am back and so is Japan" and vowed to get the world's third biggest economy growing again and to do more to bolster security and the rule of law in a Asia.

  • Youth Turning Their Backs on 'Singapore Dream' Sunday, 17 Feb 2013 | 11:20 PM ET

    Ong Hui Juan spent nearly four years working in a bank, but decided to leave last year to pursue her passion of working with youth - an unusual and surprising decision in achievement-oriented Singapore.

  • Renault Recalling Over 60,000 Cars in China: Report Sunday, 10 Feb 2013 | 3:45 AM ET

    French carmaker Renault has started recalling over 60,000 cars exported to China due to problems with their fuel level sensors, state news agency Xinhua reported.

  • Love Across the DMZ: Matchmaking, North Korea-Style Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 8:05 PM ET

    Seoul is full of untapped customers eager to tie the knot with northern beauties. The GlobalPost reports.

  • Brr! Low Temperatures in China Are Wreaking Havoc Saturday, 5 Jan 2013 | 10:30 AM ET

    China's lowest temperatures in nearly three decades are wreaking havoc on shipping, air, and road transportation.

  • China Galaxy Securities Files for $1.5 Billion IPO Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 6:42 AM ET
    Investors watch the electronic board at a stock exchange hall in Huaibei, China.

    China Galaxy Securities has filed applications to regulators for a planned $1.5 billion initial public offering in Hong Kong and Shanghai, IFR reported on Friday.

  • Japanese Stocks Soar on First Trading Day of 2013 Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 4:17 AM ET

    Japan's Nikkei share average climbed to a 22-month high on its first trading day of 2013, as a deal in Washington to avert the "fiscal cliff" buoyed investor risk appetite and the weaker yen lifted exporters such as Toyota Motor Corp.

  • Yale Under Fire for New Campus in Singapore Sunday, 30 Dec 2012 | 12:20 AM ET

    Yale University plans to open in Singapore, but critics feel it is impossible to build an elite college dedicated to free inquiry in a nation with heavy restrictions on public speech and assembly.

  • Weak Japan Data Bolster Abe's Hand on Stimulus Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 12:32 AM ET

    Poor Japanese manufacturing data on Friday gave new Prime Minister Shinzo Abe more ammunition to push for big spending and easy money to salvage the world's third largest economy from decades of deflation and its fourth recession since 2000.

  • Toshiba to Sell 16% Stake in Westinghouse: Report Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 8:29 AM ET

    Japan's Toshiba is in talks with three parties to sell a portion of its stake in its nuclear power unit Westinghouse, according to media reports.

  • China Eyes Modest Recovery, Rising Risks: Vice FinMin Wednesday, 26 Dec 2012 | 2:24 AM ET

    China faces rising risks in its banking sector and pressure on government revenue in 2013 while economic recovery could be hampered by weak external demand and domestic constraints, says Vice Finance Minister Li Yong.

  • Is Bank of Japan Already Dancing to Abe's Tune? Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 3:28 AM ET
    Shinzo Abe

    Japan's incoming Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is slated to take office next week, but the country's central bank, which concluded its two-day policy meeting on Thursday, already appears to be dancing to the leader's dovish tune, analysts told CNBC.

  • Food safety authorities have shut down two chicken farms in eastern China, including one that supplied Yum Brands' KFC and McDonald's.

  • Having Trouble With China, Southeast Asia Looks to India Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 3:13 AM ET

    The dozens of vehicles that roared into northeast India this week on a rally from Indonesia symbolize deeper ties between the South Asian giant and Southeast Asia, but the dreadful roads along several parts of the 8,000 km journey also show how much remains to be done.

  • Fast food giant KFC's Chinese subsidiary pledged on Tuesday to work with authorities in investigating claims by state television that its chicken suppliers had injected anti-viral drugs and growth hormones in its poultry.

  • What Will It Take for India to Cut Rates? Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 1:11 AM ET

    India's central bank kept its powder dry at its latest monetary policy meeting, prompting the question - what will it take for policymakers to move on interest rates?

  • How to Trade the Japanese Election Result Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 4:48 AM ET

    The Japanese people have handed Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party the chance to kick-start the country's moribund economy – but which companies could benefit from the LDP's plans?

  • Just How Much More Can the Yen Fall? Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 1:08 AM ET

    The safe-haven yen tumbled to a 20-month low on Monday after a sweeping victory for Japan's opposition Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), and strategists expect the currency to continue its slide.

  • President Ma Ying-jeou says Taiwan is now on the road to recovery, helped by a broadening of the country's trade and investment partnerships.

  • Business Confidence in Japan Is Deteriorating Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 | 8:23 PM ET

    Japanese business sentiment worsened for a second straight quarter in the three months to December and will barely improve early next year, as the global slowdown and a territorial row with China hit the export-reliant economy.

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