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South Korea cut its 2014 economic growth estimate, but reiterated its economy is firmly on its way to recovery despite the U.S. fiscal impasse.
North Korean state media has confirmed that the nation's hard-line military chief was replaced only a few months after his appointment.
Japan took another step forward to solidifying a durable economic recovery.
Raghuram Rajan has helped restore calm to volatile markets and a battered rupee.
The price war for China's instant noodle market that sparked last year has been called to a truce by Uni-President as margins have been affected.
While market watchers assign a low probability to a U.S. debt default, if this scenario were to play out, what's the risk of China bailing on Treasurys?
Wal-Mart has called off its joint venture with India's Bharti Enterprises in a deal which will see it go solo in Asia's third-largest economy.
An education company co-founded by Goldman Sachs is at the center of a corruption probe that has ensnared the head of a state-owned corporation.
Samsung launched a variant of the popular Galaxy Note with a curved display, moving closer to introducing wearable devices with flexible screens.
Yum Brands warned that it will take longer for its China restaurant sales to rebound, which accounts for more than half of the company's profit.
Indian manufacturing and service sector activity fell for a third successive month in September, according to a HSBC report published on Wednesday.
India's rupee was the best performing global currency last month, a surprising bounce back for a currency that hit record lows in August.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) sliced its growth expectations for emerging countries on Tuesday, but maintained them for advanced economies.
India's current account deficit is under control and the outlook remains positive, the country's central banker told CNBC.
Singaporean demand for London properties is heating up as a host of factors drive locals out of the local market and into the thriving U.K. capital.
The shutdown of the U.S. government could be bad news for Japan's economy and its efforts to revive its economy, an IMF official said on Tuesday.
Emerging market central banks could become as a new force that underpins the euro rally, according to Goldman Sachs.
North Korea said on Tuesday its military would be put on high alert and be ready to launch operations, stepping up tension.
In China, a country that values tradition and respect for its elders, a new law now allows seniors to take their children to court for neglect.
Holiday-makers are heading to Indonesia in droves, drawn by the nation's weakening currency, which has fallen 19 percent against the dollar this year.
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