LG Electronics said its profit rose 26.5 percent from a year earlier, beating estimates, as its mobile business profited for the first time in a year.» Read More
Four people were reported killed, schools closed, hundreds of flights canceled and thousands were advised to evacuate as Typhoon Wipha pummeled Tokyo.
Hong Kong is looking into suspected price manipulation in the $5.3 trillion-a-day global foreign exchange market, becoming the first authority in Asia to join the investigation.
Hong Kong has one of the world's best subway systems, but the trams, perhaps surprisingly, are holding their own. The New York Times reports.
China's foreign exchange reserves saw their biggest quarterly increase since the second quarter of 2011 on Monday.
An increasing number of Chinese parents no longer think suffering is a necessary condition of academic success. The FT reports.
Japanese tech group SoftBank is paying $1.53 billion for a 51 percent stake in Finnish mobile game maker Supercell, valuing Supercell at $3 billion.
Concerns the Federal Reserve may taper asset purchases may have spurred emerging market volatility, but rising labor costs may offer bigger headwinds.
The pet resort is testament to changing times in Vietnam, where love for dogs goes beyond the soups and barbecues.
With a price tag of $55 million, the world's most valuable necklace is expected to test demand for ultra-high-end jewelry in Asia.
At least 28 people were killed after an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 hit the Philippines on Tuesday, local authorities said.
RBA left the door open to further interest rate cuts but signaled no urgency to act as there was a substantial amount of policy stimulus in place.
China's central bank appears to have underlined its commitment to currency reform by allowing the yuan to rise to a record high against the dollar.
Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey told CNBC the U.S. government shutdown has taught his country a lesson on how not to handle their domestic problems.
Despite the rise in China's consumer prices to a seven-month high in September, economists say that inflation doesn't pose a risk for the economy.
While some show frustration at the US shutdown, others argue that the ordeal is simply a good representation of democracy.
Heavy Chinese investment in the US prompted Beijing to air its frustrations with the shutdown, calling for a "de-Americanized" world order.
Perhaps the only people who have managed to find a silver lining in the ongoing U.S. government shutdown are Chinese intellectuals. The GP reports.
China's consumer inflation crept up to a seven-month high of 3.1 percent in September, limiting the scope for the central bank to support the economy.
Economic data out of China this week are to be scrutinized after weak export numbers cast a cloud over recent signs of a recovery for the country.
Swings in Singapore's growth data are likely to continue in the coming quarters due to its reliance on international trade and financial services.
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Dominic Schnider, Head Commodities & APAC Forex at UBS Wealth Management, outlines factors that will weigh on gold prices in the coming months.
Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy at Westpac Bank, says the Reserve Bank of New Zealand is trying to "re-connect" its currency with the country's key commodity exports.
Shen Jian Guang, Greater China Chief Economist at Mizuho, says China will likely hit its growth target with stronger stimulus fueling economic activity in the second half of 2014.