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German luxury carmaker Porsche saw record sales in China last year and the recent clampdown on gift-giving and luxury goods in the country won't have a major impact going forward.

What Are Asian Entrepreneurs Afraid of? Mon, 29 Apr '13 | 1:03 AM ET

Asia is home to some of the world's largest economies and has a stable growth outlook, yet this does not seem to be enough to tickle an entrepreneurial spirit.

Is China on a ‘German-Style’ Growth Plan? Sun, 28 Apr '13 | 10:52 PM ET

China's reform mantra sounds like a German-style plan that looks to combine growth with discipline, says this economist.

As the first online comedy festival kicks off, one stand-up comedian explains its mass appeal.

Brent Snedeker hits his second shot to the eighth hole of the North Course at Torrey Pines during the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament, Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, in San Diego. Snedeker finished at 13-under-par after two rounds, one shot off the lead of Kyle Stanley.  (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

How do you run the world's largest golf club? Just ask Ken Chu, Chairman of the Mission Hills Group.

No other group of consumers has transformed the Bordeaux market quite like China's new rich, a theme explored in a film, "Red Obsession." What now after the bursting of the bubble?

This Currency Is Asia's Best Performer Fri, 26 Apr '13 | 12:26 AM ET

The Thai baht - Asia's strongest performing currency this year - has hit a 16-year high against the U.S. dollar this month and one economist says the baht is the region's last one-way bet.

Chinese Can't Get Enough of 'Super Cities' Thu, 25 Apr '13 | 8:50 PM ET

Chinese investors can't seem to be getting enough of commercial real estate abroad and could spend a whopping $5 billion this year, according property services firm Jones Lang LaSalle.

Hyundai: We're Sorry About That Car Suicide Ad Thu, 25 Apr '13 | 3:46 PM ET
GLENDALE, CA - JANUARY 05: Hyundai cars are on display in the showroom of the Hyundai dealership on January 5, 2011 in Glendale, California. Hyundai Motor Co. market share in the United States climbed just short of 5% in 2010. United States auto sales rose 11% in December. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Car maker Hyundai apologized Thursday for a U.K. advertisement that depicts a man trying to commit suicide in his garage but failing because of his zero-emission car.

Guo Guangchang, chairman of Fosun International

The chairman of China's largest privately-owned conglomerate Fosun Group, also known as the "Warren Buffett of China," says it's more accurate to call him Buffett's "apprentice".

Why I Have Taken a Bet on Myanmar Wed, 24 Apr '13 | 10:08 PM ET

The newest market to open in Southeast Asia is Myanmar and this author talks about the challenges he overcame to give the country's image a makeover

The high cost of living in the wealthy island state of Singapore may be a major bone of contention among its residents, but moves by the government to cool the auto market is having an impact on rising consumer prices.

Are Hong Kong Kids Too Spoilt?     Tue, 23 Apr '13 | 9:55 PM ET

Are Hong Kong parents raising a generation of "spoiled kids" who are too aggressive?

I Do! Bank of Korea Opens Up for Weddings Tue, 23 Apr '13 | 8:57 PM ET
Wedding couple wearing traditional Korean costumes.

Dealing with monetary policy and interest rates is the Bank of Korea's main role, but in May it will start hosting weddings...again.

The famed Italian men's fashion house tells CNBC its plans for expansion in the Aussie market.

Private consumption, the bedrock of India's economy, shows signs of weakening. And that poses a threat to the country's fledgling recovery, economists say.

Hybrid Hypercars Speed Into Action     Mon, 22 Apr '13 | 8:35 PM ET

Once touted as a gimmick, hybrid hypercars are now speeding into action at the Shanghai Auto Show.

8 Wacky Business Ideas Mon, 22 Apr '13 | 11:38 AM ET

We look at bizarre "Made in Asia" innovations that have caught the consumer's imagination.

The 2014 CNBC Disruptor 50 List Tue, 17 Jun '14 | 5:50 AM ET

CNBC launches its ultimate list of "disruptors"—50 companies whose innovations are revolutionizing their industries and the way we live.

China is struggling to get its estimated 100 million religious believers to banish superstitious beliefs.

South Korean construction stocks have lost almost 20 percent of their value this month, falling to levels last seen four years ago.

Tokyo, Japan

Japan's banking titans are hiring Spanish-speaking bankers to win new business in Latin America and handing out loans to junk-grade borrowers in the United States as they probe deeper overseas.

A new kind of "dirty" business is becoming the latest frontier in the bottom-of-the-pyramid market in India, with a number of start-ups seeing a huge opportunity in building and maintaining toilets

Chinese entrepreneurs are taking fewer cues from Silicon valley as they develop their own indigenous businesses.

As the Shanghai Auto Show kicks off this week, is it time for industry bosses to look for greener pastures?

The Chinese city of Guangzhou is home to an expanding community of entrepreneurs from economic rival, India, who have migrated there to share the fruits of China's stupendous growth.

Entrepreneur Asia Fri, 11 Apr '14 | 3:44 PM ET

Find out about the start-ups and risk takers in Asia that are reshaping their industries.

China’s Quake: Counting the Economic Costs Sun, 21 Apr '13 | 2:27 AM ET
Rubble from a collapsed building after a strong earthquake hit Southwest China's Sichuan Province.

Just two days after an earthquake in China, economists have started to weigh up the implications for the world's second largest economy.

The Costa Concordia, whose shipwreck claimed 32 lives when it ran aground in January 2012, has inspired a Bollywood-style musical. The GlobalPost reports.

How China's Rich Are Souping Up Rolls Royces Fri, 19 Apr '13 | 1:01 AM ET

From built-in fridges to partition walls, Rolls Royce owners in China are investing a sizable sum of cash to soup up the interiors of their ultra-luxury vehicles.