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
Pessimism about China's economy and uncertainty about Japan's attempts to end two decades of economic stagnation are reflecting growing concerns about these Asian countries.
Recent bearishness surrounding China's growth is just another "false alarm" and investors are focusing on the wrong data points to assess the economy's outlook.
Regardless of what narrative may ultimately prove to best explain GSK's current problems in China, doing business in the sector for multinationals will never be the same.
China's central bank on Tuesday did something it hasn't done in five months: it actively injected cash into local money markets, easing concerns of another credit squeeze.
India's central bank left interest rates unchanged Tuesday to support a battered rupee but said it will roll back recent liquidity tightening measures when stability returns.
Contrary to widespread belief, a scaling back of the Federal Reserve's massive monetary stimulus would not be a big risk event for China, economists say.
Even before Japan can stage a convincing rebound, fears are already building over a sharp slowdown, with one analyst warning of a possible recession next year.
One of Apple's big suppliers employed underage workers and pressured employees to work illegal overtime, according to a Chinese workers' rights group. The Financial Times reports.
China appears in danger of following Japan into the same kind of economic coma that Japan has been trying to wake up from 20 years later.
Japan's industrial output fell by a worst-than-expected margin in June, sparking concerns whether the government's radical economic revival plans are having enough of an impact.
China's economy may be contracting, investment experts told CNBC on Monday. That's in sharp contrast to China's official growth assessment of 7.5 percent in the second quarter.
Steps that encourage China's 260 million migrant workers to settle into cities should help turn them into urban spenders and underpin growth amid worries of a sharp slowdown in the world's second biggest economy, a new report from HSBC suggests.
China's audit of local government debt may find that borrowings have ballooned to 17.5 trillion yuan ($2.85 trillion) from 10.7 trillion at the end of 2010.
Bank lending conditions in emerging Asia have tightened the most since the global financial crisis, according to the latest survey from the Institute of International Finance (IIF).
Japan is gearing up for its most important reporting season in over a decade with key industry bellwethers due to report their earnings for the April to June quarter this week.
China and the European Union defused their biggest trade dispute on Saturday with a deal to regulate Chinese solar panel imports and avoid a wider war in goods from wine to steel.
Benchmark oil prices may soften further this week if official data confirm China's manufacturing slowed to its slowest in 11 months, implying lower demand for primary inputs.
The wild ride in Japanese equities this year has been driven by the hopes and fears accompanying the bold economic policies of PM Shinzo Abe. The New York Times reports.
Cambodia's ruling party won Sunday's general election but with a much-reduced majority, a result that will be seen as a setback for authoritarian leader Hun Sen.
As margins shrink on tablets and smartphones, Samsung attempts to reinvent itself through disruption — again. The GloalPost reports.
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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.