South Korea's Kim Ki-hoon estimates he made about $14 million last year from his online language lessons and educational publishing company.
Promising startup hubs are springing up in Asia and it's only a matter of time before the local tech scene comes of age, one entrepreneur tells CNBC.
For 89-year-old Raj Kalaan, her caregiver's bi-weekly visits are cherished. A young lady companion spends three hours per week with her.
The founder of major Indonesian conglomerate Lippo Group tells CNBC he is eyeing the U.S. property market for the firm's next investment.
A celebration of failure: The phrase means not being afraid to fail and may be just what Asia needs to cultivate an entrepreneurial spirit.
The wealth of Asia's 10 richest businessmen jumped 52 percent in the past year to $169.9 billion, according to Wealth-X. Here's the full list of the wealthiest self-made billionaires in the region.
The corporate suite isn't a typical entrepreneurial breeding ground, but some executives find reasons to strike out on their own after climbing the ladder.
When Singaporean sisters Hani and Aisah Dalduri decided to scale up their business Fictive Fingers, they opted to seek out strangers instead.
Start-ups often find it tough to protect their ideas, especially when faced with so-called "clone factories." But most are unfazed.
More members of the Chinese elite are eschewing flashy logos and big brands for more personal designs and subtly exquisite craft.
A number of trailing spouses in Singapore are turning their hands to business, eschewing a common image of expat wives having coffee.
From his perch on the 57th floor of Ho Chi Minh City's tallest and most stylish office tower, Henry Nguyen is at the top of his game.
Running a business in Southeast Asia has thrown Maximilian Bittner, founder and CEO of e-commerce site Lazada, several curve balls over the past year.
India's online retailers have seen renewed interest with big names like Flipkart and Myntra attracting hundreds of millions of dollars in funding.
Go inside the new technologies, evolving markets and tricky geopolitics influencing the world's growing energy needs.
CNBC presents a special report on how architecture, innovation and infrastructure are providing solutions to urban problems.
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Here are some of the potentially game-changing robots on display this week at Hannover Messe - the world's biggest industrial technology fair.