The majority investor in Malaysia Airlines said on Friday it planned to cut its workforce by 30 percent, or 6,000 workers, in an effort to make the group profitable by 2017.» Read More
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.
The Toronto Star sent reporter Raveena Aulakh to work undercover at a Bangladesh garment factory and found a nine-year-old girl working there.
Hundreds of thousands of people flooded the streets of Hanoi the Vietnamese capital on Sunday to bid a final farewell to a legendary war hero.
One of largest storms India has ever seen makes landfall later on Saturday.
With China vowing a new era of humble austerity, they may have met their most exotic adversary yet: an 2,300-ton, 295-foot-long puffer fish.
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Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB, discusses his expectations for the euro zone inflation data due late Friday and how that will affect the European Central Bank's easing timeline.
Mohshin Aziz, Aviation Analyst at Maybank Investment Bank, hopes that Malaysia Airlines can provide details on its staff and capacity reduction at the announcement of restructuring plans late Friday.
Scott Phillips, Advisor at The Motley Fool Australia, says Virgin Australia's anaemic growth in full-year revenue is expected amid a tough aviation industry.