China's workforce is growing more restive as it shrinks.» Read More
The ongoing tussle between Muddy Waters and Singapore commodities firm Olam International further heated up after the short-seller published a much-awaited 133-page report on Tuesday detailing “shocking” accounting gaffes at the trading firm, prompting Olam to respond with a 45-page rebuttal on Wednesday.
Southeast Asia’s top diplomat has warned that the South China Sea disputes risk becoming “Asia’s Palestine”, deteriorating into a violent conflict that draws sharp dividing lines between nations and destabilises the whole region. The FT reports.
The world's largest democracy gave birth to a new political party today, this one focused on fighting corruption. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
The Korea Times thinks the North Korean leader really IS the sexiest man alive. The GlobalPost reports.
Calls for government officials to disclose personal and family assets are growing louder, as a large number of corruption cases are uncovered every year. Caixin reports.
Johanna Chua, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific, Citi says Asia's growth will pick up to 6.6% next year from 6.%, with cyclical economies like Taiwan and South Korea leading the charge.
Arjuna Mahendran, MD & Head of Investment Strategy Asia, HSBC Private Bank says regardless of the outcome of the fiscal cliff negotiations, growth in spending by American consumers is going to slow for the next 3 to 4 years, and that has significant implications for Asia.
China’s neighbors are seething with anger over new Beijing-issued passports that they see as the latest, underhand, Chinese jab in an ongoing regional row about maritime territory. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
Short-seller Muddy Waters published a long-awaited report on Olam International with detailed attacks on acquisitions and accounting at the Singapore commodities firm it has said may fail, but Olam dismissed the latest salvo as lacking substance.
Seoul believes North Korea is preparing to launch a ballistic missile, posing a possible new threat to stability on the peninsula ahead of South Korea’s presidential election in December. The FT reports.
Juerg Kiener, MD & CIO, Swiss Asia Capital, says that huge derivatives positions are currently capping gold prices but explains why the bullion will soon break to the upside.
The U.S. Treasury on Tuesday said China's currency remained undervalued, but stopped short of labeling the world's second-biggest economy a currency manipulator.
Joe Tanious, JPMorgan Funds, explains why he is "not yet quite comfortable" investing in Europe, despite seeing a value opportunity there. He also says he believes that in the end, rationality will prevail.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including
The international art auction world has long been dominated by Sotheby’s and Christie’s which have more than 500 years of history between them. But recent Hong Kong auctions have heralded the emergence of two new rivals – from China. The FT reports.
Australian mining magnate Gina Rinehart, one of the world's wealthiest people, has displayed a trait rarely revealed publicly among the super-rich: insecurity.
Japan's environment ministry expects about 33,000 tons of tsunami debris to reach the western coast of North America by next June. The GlobalPost reports.
A cloud of uncertainty has been lifted as Greece’s lenders agree on new debt targets, paving the way for the country to receive another tranche of aid, but one expert says Greece needs growth.
China's second-biggest insurance company has threatened to take legal action against the New York Times for reports that Premier Wen Jiabao's relatives had accumulated massive wealth, largely through holdings in the firm.
Samsung Electronics has admitted breaches of labor regulations at its plants in China, as well as at those of outside suppliers. The FT reports.
Get the best of CNBC in your inbox
Ahead of Weibo Thursday's debut on the Nasdaq, CNBC's Julia Wood discusses how the microblogging site may fare following a recent pullback in tech stocks.
According to a HSBC survey, 51 percent of parents polled around the world ranked the U.S. as one of the top university destinations. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.
Rett Wallace, Co-Founder & CEO at Triton Research, says Weibo is a "very robust" company in terms of price despite market concerns about competition with Tencent.