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
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi isn't a household name just yet, but it could soon become a "disruptive force" in the global smartphone arena.
With the latest iPhone launch lacking its traditional éclat, it's time to treat Apple's Asian suppliers with caution, Goldman Sachs said.
All four men convicted of raping and murdering a 23-year-old woman in Delhi were sentenced to death on Friday.
Japan's government upgraded its assessment of the economy in September for the seventh time this year because of rising capital expenditure.
Bank Indonesia raised its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points, surprising investors who widely expected the bank to keep rates on hold.
Recent market volatility spurred an exodus from Asia's high-yield bonds, but the region's growth story is intact and the segment still offers good value.
The recent crash in emerging market currencies could hit global oil demand if it continues, the International Energy Agency warned on Thursday, as it forecast an improvement in oil supply.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is ready to pull the trigger on reserve funds for any emerging economy that faces a current account crisis, the organization's deputy managing director said at the World Economic Forum in Dalian, China.
Singapore stepped up efforts to contain a rapid increase in household debt by tightening rules around unsecured credit late Wednesday.
Despite a deceleration in China's economic growth, the country is minting billionaires at an astonishing pace.
The New Zealand dollar rose to a one-month high against the greenback on Thursday after the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) said it is ready to raise interest rates next year, in what some analysts are calling the most hawkish comments from a major central bank.
Australia suffered a surprising drop in employment in August that pushed the jobless rate up to a four-year high of 5.8 percent.
HK's property developers are locked in a price war as measures to cool its expensive real estate markets force them to impose discounts to hit sales targets.
Satellite imagery suggests that N.Korea has restarted a research reactor capable of producing plutonium for weapons at its Yongbyon nuclear complex.
India's developers are holding on to a growing inventory of unsold apartments because of worries that discounts could cause a market rout. The New York Times reports.
Hello Kitty has engaged in a decidedly adults-only undertaking – brewing her own beer.
Government bonds are the priciest assets in the world, with Japanese debt topping the overpriced league, according to a report from Deutsche Bank.
A new document shows that Apple has been granted a license for the new iPhone to run on the largest of China's mobile networks.
China bears could be in for a big letdown this year, if the latest growth upgrades for the world's second-largest economy are anything to go by.
Controversial plans to raise Japan's consumption tax may be edging closer to fruition, but some doubts persist, noting it could damage the economy.
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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.