The Chinese government is planning for private businesses and market forces to play a larger role in its economy, in a major policy shift to make China an even stronger competitor on the global stage. The NYT reports.» Read More
Singapore's consumer price index rose by a stronger-than-expected 4.9 percent in February from a year earlier, mainly because of a spike in private road transport costs.
Australia's prime minister appointed Gary Gray, a former adviser to the country's largest oil and gas firm Woodside Petroleum, as resources minister on Monday.
India's IT outsourcers are promoting "mini CEOs" capable of running businesses on their own, while trimming down on the entry-level computer coders they normally hire.
Get a front row seat to the historic changes shaping the world's second-largest economy with the new CNBC show Inside China.
Li Ning, which is expected to report a net loss of close to $177 million on Monday, is hoping to turn its fortunes around by taking on endorsement deals with U.S. NBA stars.
Chinese President Xi Jinping warned against foreign interference in other nations' affairs during a speech in Moscow, sending a signal to the West and echoing a message often repeated by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Faculty members at a top Chinese university have collaborated for years on technical research papers with a People's Liberation Army (PLA) unit accused of being at the heart of China's alleged cyber-war against Western commercial targets.
Ford and its Indian advertising agency have apologized for ads showing women in bondage.
Stepping off the aircraft in Moscow with her husband, China's new first lady, Peng Liyuan, stepped into the international limelight and became an instant internet sensation back home.
With US economic optimism rising and the Fed money spigot wide open, turmoil in Cyprus didn't spark a major correction in stocks. Could lackluster earnings do the trick?
With the quarter quickly drawing to a close, Jim Cramer thinks the week ahead could be whopper.
HSBC takes a stab at wacky correlations between the performance of the 28 teams taking part in Hong Kong's most celebrated annual three-day sporting event, the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens, and economic trends.
Don't let fears of a housing bubble stop you from investing in Chinese real estate, one expert tells CNBC, adding that China remains one of the world's most attractive property markets.
Swedish auto maker Volvo has uncovered widespread cheating by its car dealers in China, where retailers inflated sales to win cash rebates from the company.
One of Southeast Asia's fastest growing economies - the Philippines - got a ratings upgrade last year, but its finance secretary Cesar Purisima told CNBC the agencies were still "behind the curve" and the Philippines deserved a higher credit rating.
China's new leader Xi Jinping arrives in Russia on Friday for his first overseas trip, with an elusive gas deal expected to be high on the agenda.
Cyprus' lawmakers geared up to vote on a series of bills put forward in a renewed effort to strike a bailout deal with European partners on Friday after talks with Russia collapsed.
The European Union gave Cyprus till Monday to raise the billions of euros it needs to secure an international bailout or face a collapse of its financial system.
From what the world has seen so far of China's new leaders, Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang have learnt a thing or two from Western spin-doctors. During his first annual press conference as premier last Sunday, Mr Li's words and demeanor were carefully crafted to present him as a peasant boy done good. The Financial Times reports.
The new governor of the Bank of Japan says the central bank is ready to use all means available, including buying longer-term assets, to achieve its 2 percent inflation target.
Rallies have to end sometime for sure, but history suggests the current one doesn't have to end anytime soon.
Hong Kong's Hang Seng stock index may be one of Asia's laggards, but Morgan Stanley reckons the market is poised to more than double to 50,000 by the end of 2015.
The yen's recent weakness is not hindering the luxury carmaker Lexus International's plans to invest overseas.
The silver chart shows that those who are wishing for a rise in the gold price will be disappointed.
The collapse of the Aussie below parity against the U.S. dollar is not the start of a downtrend for this resilient currency.,
This chartist says the recent rally in the Dow Jones Industrial Average is not likely to lose steam any time soon.