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A coroner's inquiry in the city-state concluded on Monday that American engineer Shane Todd had committed suicide, a verdict at odds with his family's belief that he was murdered.
Slowing demand, higher interest rates and tight restrictions present a perfect storm for one of Asia's hottest property markets.
Chinese authorities are investigating a possible price-fixing for infant formula milk, as consumers pay premiums for imported products on fears that local ones may be contaminated.
It’s the turn of Asia’s central banks to take center stage this week after central banks in Europe hogged the market spotlight last week.
Japanese bank lending marked its biggest annual increase in June, suggesting the BOJ's monetary stimulus and economic prospects are spurring fund demand for fresh investment.
Japan's Softbank received the final approval it needed from U.S. regulators for its $21.6 billion bid to take control of No. 3 US wireless provider Sprint Nextel.
Depressing numbers from Samsung and HTC on Friday flagged concerns that the market for smartphone makers, including Apple, could be reaching saturation.
Concerns abound over fund outflows from Asia’s emerging markets on the prospect of Fed QE tapering, but the Asian Development Bank (ADB) says it is seeing capital inflows.
Shares of South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung fell almost 4 percent on Friday as the company's second quarter earnings estimate did not meet analysts' expectations.
The Bank of Korea (BOK) said Thursday it has opened a social media site on YouTube, marking the first time the central bank has joined a social network service (SNS).
The possibility of the U.S. tapering QE has resulted in big fund flows out of Asia, but the CEO of Southeast Asia's biggest lender, DBS, says its impact on the region is overstated.
A Hong Kong jury found the lover of the late billionaire tycoon Nina Wang guilty on Thursday of forging a will naming him the sole beneficiary of her estate.
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd missed quarterly earnings forecasts on Friday as it reported a 47 percent rise in April-June operating profit.
Singapore to top Switzerland as the world's finance hub by 2015, as a global tax crackdown and tighter regulation weaken the Alpine nation's appeal to investors.
Rising oil prices could hurt Asian economies already grappling with a slowing Chinese economy, weak export growth and foreign fund outflows.
Singapore's Temasek Holdings says the size of its portfolio soared to a record high in the financial year ending March 2013.
Soaring rents have forced small businesses in Causeway Bay, one of Hong Kong's shopping districts, to move or close in the last few months. The New York Times reports.
For a modern developed nation, Australia is taking a less-traveled path to prosperity. It wants more Australians.
Sticky tape may be what's needed to hold Chinese banks together in an environment of slower economic growth and tight liquidity conditions, says one banking analyst.
The world's best-selling car maker, Toyota Motor Corp, said it was recalling around 185,000 vehicles globally, including the Yaris compact, owing to a glitch in the electric power steering system.
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While the venture with Tesco will weigh on its profits in the near term, China Resources Enterprise will gain expertise from the partnership, says Charles Yan, Head of Greater China Consumer Research at Standard Chartered Bank.
Adithep Vanabriksha, CIO at Aberdeen Asset Management, discusses the initial public offering market in Thailand which is heating up with 30 companies and trusts waiting to be listed.
Dariusz Kowalczyk, Senior Economist & Strategist at Credit Agricole, says Asian currencies are more likely to depreciate in an "orderly way" that won't disrupt the region when the Fed raises rates.