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BHP Billiton, the world's biggest mining company, boosted its iron ore output by 3 percent in the December quarter, as it races to supply more of the raw material to Chinese steelmakers despite signs of a softening market.
How close is China to driving financial reform and opening up its markets? Perhaps the answer lies not with the country's new leaders, who are being watched closely for their willingness to bring reforms, but with Beijing technocrats who appear to be pushing ahead with change.
The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday unanimously condemned North Korea's December rocket launch and expanded existing U.N. sanctions, eliciting a vow from Pyongyang to boost the North's military and nuclear capabilities.
'Glorious Mission' is an online combat game designed to impart 'the core values' of the military to Chinese players. The Global Post reports.
Australian consumer price inflation was unexpectedly benign last quarter thanks to falls in food, electronics and drugs, suggesting there was still plenty of scope for further rate cuts even if there was no urgency for a move as early as next month.
Jaguar Land Rover, a subsidiary of India's Tata Motors, announced Tuesday it will manufacture Jaguar brand cars in India. The Global Post reports.
Australia's Port Hedland, which handles about a fifth of the world's seaborne-traded iron ore, will reopen on Wednesday after being spared the brunt of a cyclone that has also shut other major ports in Western Australia.
After pressuring Japan's central bank into overhauling monetary policy, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared the change "epoch making". Next on his to-do list: find a central bank chief more sympathetic to his views than the current governor.
Cui Shengjun has charted the past 100 lottery draws in China. Lines connecting all the numbers snake back and forth on a whiteboard on his wall. The Financial Times reports.
The rally in the Shanghai Composite Index paused near 2,290 before falling down and retesting the 2,250 support level and then developed a good rebound rally towards resistance near 2,340. The retreat in the Shanghai index was a consolidation within the environment of a rising trend. It was not a trend correction and it was not a change of trend direction.
Former Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, who is facing charges over civilian causalities during a military crackdown on anti-government protesters in 2010, said the allegations are "politically motivated," adding he will fight to defend his innocence.
Four of the five state-owned banks have reduced their expectation for this year's profit growth, as banking reform continues and regulators keep a firm grip on credit supplies. CaiXin Online reports.
Thailand's third-richest man is set to take control of Fraser and Neave (F&N) in Southeast Asia's biggest M&A deal after a group led by an Indonesian tycoon bowed out of a two-month bidding war for the $11.4 billion Singapore company.
Yield-chasing investors, whose hunger for income powered a long rally in Asian junk-rated bonds, are finally feeling the first symptoms of indigestion after a year-long binge.
China could be considering relaxing its harsh one-child policy because of women like Hu Yanqin, who lives in a village at the edge of the Gobi desert.
India has raised the import tax on gold by 2 percentage points to 6 percent to curb purchases and rein in a ballooning fiscal deficit but industry officials expect only a moderate drop in demand.
All Nippon Airways said on Monday it cancelled 151 domestic and 26 international flights scheduled for January 23-28 after Boeing's 787 Dreamliner passenger plane was grounded, affecting more than 21,000 passengers.
China's recovery from its longest slowdown in growth since the global financial crisis is being driven by the two forces posing the biggest risks to the economy's increasingly urgent need to rebalance - investment and property.
A DNA investigation of bloodstained clothes and body swabs has linked all five men and a juvenile accused of the gang rape and murder of a woman in New Delhi to the crime, providing evidence the prosecution claims will be enough to convict them.
While the yen is trading at multi-year lows on high expectations for bold policy action from the BOJ, experts fear markets may be overestimating the central bank's next moves.
Dariusz Kowalczyk, Senior Economist & Strategist, Asia ex-Japan at Credit Agricole, says rising U.S. yields will be a dominant theme for emerging markets next year.
Patrick Scholes, Managing Director for Gaming & Lodging Equity Research at SunTrust Equity Research, says the landscape for U.S. hotel companies in Asia is challenging as the region is beset by so much new supply.
North Korea's state agency says it has executed the uncle of leader Kim Jung Un, the country's second most powerful man. CNBC's Chery Kang reports.