Japan's already less-than-sterling credit rating took a hit from Fitch's downgrade, but its bonds and currency are set to stay impervious to the blow.» Read More
The United States downgraded Thailand, Malaysia and Venezuela to its list of the world's worst centers of human trafficking on Friday, opening up the countries to possible sanctions and dumping them in the same category as North Korea and Syria.
Police shot dead 13 attackers in China's restive Xinjiang region after they rammed a car into a police station and detonated explosives, the latest in a series of attacks to worry Beijing.
Nearly 600,000 votes have been cast in three days of an unofficial referendum on democratic reforms in Hong Kong, part of a civil campaign that has been branded illegal by the former British colony and by Communist Party authorities in Beijing.
A Coca-Cola bottling plant has been ordered to close in northern India after local farmers blamed it for using too much water.
China's economy is at a "tipping point" and the property sector will determine how it lands, Credit Agricole warns.
Four mainland Chinese IPOs drew huge demand, with Shanghai Lianming Machinery attracting interest around 515 times the amount on offer.
Luxury retailers in China are suffering amid an anti-corruption drive and uncertain economic outlook and they're unlikely to recover anytime soon.
Some analysts say fears of an imminent collapse in China's housing sector that is similar to that in the United States are overblown.
Asia's markets aren't likely to repeat the taper tantrum selloffs as the Federal Reserve edges closer to eventual policy tightening, analysts said.
China signalled it would buy bonds when Greece issues debt again, in a show of support for a financially-stricken nation.
A month after a landslide election win, India's new government finds itself having to take action to fulfill a pledge to contain inflation.
The failed Tokyo-based bitcoin exchange, Mt.Gox, received court approval on Tuesday to begin Chapter 15 bankruptcy proceedings in the United States.
CTS Technology will face the largest fine in the FCC's history for marketing illegal devices that block phone calls and other radio signals.
Over 100,000 tons of alumina stored at Qingdao port is missing, deepening fears that firms exposed to a metals financing scam could face big losses.
Vietnam will lower the mid-point rate for trading the dong on the interbank market by 1 percent to support exports, the central bank said.
Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday that China's economy would not suffer a hard landing and would continue to grow at a medium to high pace.
China Investment Corporation has been accused by China's top auditor of mismanagement, dereliction of duty and poor due diligence.
New Zealand's economy expanded at its fastest annual rate in over six years during the first quarter on a surge in construction.
As saber-rattling in the South China Sea rises, more trade could help to ease tensions, IHS Senior Consultant for Country Risks Amarjit Singh says.
South Korea's latest hit drama is inspiring new travel hotspots and influencing what people throughout Asia wear, eat and buy.
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George Buckley, chief U.K. economist at Deutsche Bank, outlines his expectations for the U.K.'s first-quarter GDP reading and explains what that means for the Bank of England's monetary policy.
In the absence of tourism income, remittances will be the "lifeline" of Nepal's economy, says Rajrishi Singhal, senior geo-economics Fellow at Gateway House.
ohn Lee, adjunct associate professor, School of Social and Political Sciences at University of Sydney, explains why the Asian region, excluding China, will likely welcome Japan's proactive foreign policy.