An explosion caused by a gas leak killed 24 people and injured 271 in Taiwan's second city, sending flames shooting 15 stories into the air, setting entire blocks ablaze and reducing small shops to rubble.» Read More
A series of low-intensity bombs exploded in Patna, targeting a rally featuring the opposition leader Narendra Modi. The NYT reports.
Asian markets have plenty this week with Fed, BOJ and RBI due to hold policy meetings and economic data from the region's biggest economies.
China Construction Bank reported its slowest third-quarter earnings growth in more than five years as increased loan-loss provisions eroded profits.
Walt Disney Co. announced plans to open a retail store in central Shanghai in 2015, representing the first move for the company into mainland China.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Japanese troops on Sunday that Japan would not tolerate the use of force to change the region's status quo, comments likely to rile Beijing which is locked in a long and bitter territorial dispute with Tokyo.
Japanese authorities warned of an imminent tsunami just over 3 feet high for the Fukushima region after a major earthquake off the country's coast.
A top Chinese leader has promised "unprecedented" economic and societal reforms at the Communist Party's plenum meeting next month, state media reported on Saturday.
As competition at the top end of the smartphone sector heats up, analysts warn Samsung Electronics could be starting to lose its earnings momentum.
Wal-mart's decision to suspend expansion plans in India is a reminder it has a way to go before it becomes an attractive investment destination.
Samsung could be readying itself to release a product in direct competition to Google's Glass device, according to a patent application posted in October.
Boeing has secured commitments for around 200 of its 737 Max aircraft, the upgraded variant of its short-haul planes, from multiple Chinese customers.
The Philippines' economic "sweet spot" may protect it from the next wave of concerns over when the Fed will begin to taper its asset purchases.
Investors are failing to factor in the very real risk of China scaling back on its U.S. government debt holdings, economist Stephen Roach told CNBC.
China has launched a new benchmark lending rate that guides commercial banks in setting interest rates when lending to their best customers.
A Chinese newspaper that publicly called on police to release a detained reporter has run a second headline demanding his freedom. The FT reports.
A rise in Japan's key inflationary gauge Friday raised hopes its deflationary demons are long gone, but analysts told CNBC there was work to be done.
Singapore's central bank and stock market operator are conducting an extensive review of recent share price volatility in three companies.
While the huge write-off in bad debt by China's top five banks in the first-half is being regarded as a red flag, some experts say it is positive.
Industry competition, currency volatility and labor costs are the biggest bugbears for Singaporean financial executives.
LG Electronics reported its lowest quarterly profit for 2013 as its mobile business slipped due to the cost of marketing its latest smartphone.
Get the best of CNBC in your inbox
Deborah Elm, Executive Director at Asian Trade Centre, describes what's next on the global trade agenda after New Delhi refused to sign off on a trade-facilitation deal.
Erwin Sanft, Head of China & HK Equity Research at Standard Chartered, says credit supply data is crucial for Chinese equity markets. He expects a pick-up in money supply going forward.
Jesper Bargmann, Head of Trading Markets, Singapore at Nordea, says the participation rate in Friday's nonfarm payrolls report will be key.