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
The Nikkei went on wild ride on Friday, falling sharply from a two-month peak as volatility returned to Japan's benchmark stock index just before the election on Sunday.
The dollar-yen has surged past 100 for the third time this year and analysts say this could be a sign that prolonged yen weakness is here to stay.
Taiwan is the frontline in an emerging global battle for cyberspace, becoming a rehearsal area for the Chinese cyberattacks that have strained ties with the United States.
Meet South Korea’s spy service, which stands accused of using subterfuge to get a president elected. The GlobalPost reports.
The Indian government will set up an inquiry into the quality of food in a free meal scheme after at least 23 children died in one of the deadliest outbreaks of mass poisoning.
Chinese authorities are widening their net into allegations of bribery by drugmakers when officials visited Belgian pharmaceutical giant UCB on Thursday
Western intelligence agencies believe that Huawei has spied on behalf of Beijing, an incendiary claim made by one of the U.S.'s most experienced espionage officers.
If Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition wins Sunday's elections, Japan's prime minister will have a clear mandate to push ahead with his radical economic agenda.
The CEO of one of the world's top offshore rig-makers, Singapore's Keppel Corp, will be stepping down at the end of this year. In one of his final interviews as CEO, Choo Chiau Beng describes the challenges for the rest of the year.
The possibility of Chinese deflation could pose a greater risk to global markets than Fed tapering, according to Societe Generale's Albert Edwards.
Finnish mobile maker Nokia shipped fewer phones than forecast in the second quarter, despite a 32 percent rise in sales of its flagship Lumia smartphone.
A majority of people across the globe believes China will eventually eclipse the United States as the world's leading economy, a new survey released on Thursday showed, although America is still widely seen as holding on to the top spot.
Slowing growth in China - the world's second largest economy - has hit second-quarter earnings for several technology firms with German firm SAP indicating that it has cut its outlook for its software revenue this year.
China's booming netizen population has reached 591 million according to official data, led by growth in users accessing the internet through their mobile phones.
The IMF is sticking to its forecast for China to grow 7.75 percent this year, but warned that policy makers must address imbalances in the economy to avoid future shocks.
China is raising the pressure on British drugmaker Glaxosmithkline in a very high-profile fight against corruption. CNBC's Eunice Yoon has this report.
The United States blamed China on Wednesday for a breakdown in trade talks aimed at eliminating tariffs on a new generation of technology products and everyday consumer electronics.
At least 25 children died and dozens needed hospital treatment after apparently being poisoned by a school meal, sparking violent protests and angry allegations of blame.
BHP Billiton appears to be shrugging off worries about a China slowdown and declining commodity prices, but analysts warn that the next tier of iron ore producers could get stung.
The pace of China's year-on year home price rise were the strongest this year in June, although month-on-month gains edged down slightly for a third straight month.
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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.