China will not dramatically alter its economic policy because of any one economic indicator, Finance Minister Lou Jiwei said on Sunday.» Read More
A deadly persistent heat wave sweeping southern China has led authorities to issue the first-ever, second-highest heat alert across the country, according to local media reports.
As China's first-generation entrepreneurs hit retirement age, more than 3 million private businesses will have to deal with succession issues in the next 3-8 years.
NEC said that it would quit making smartphones, acknowledging that it had lost sight of the development of mobile technology. The New York Times reports.
Tokyo is one of three cities in the running to host the 2020 Olympic Games and there are a number of Japanese stocks that could do well if Tokyo wins the bid.
Stellar gains in Australia's benchmark stock index have taken traders by surprise this month and analysts say the market finally appears to be reacting to a weak Australian dollar.
The tables appear to have "flipped" for BRIC nations, analysts say, with one market watcher predicting a recession for the economies once famous for their fast growth.
The Communist Party has accused qigong exponent Wang Lin, who has fled to Hong Kong, of using superstition to draw in gullible citizens and officials. The New York Times reports.
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC is the "biggest victim" of the intensifying battle in the premium handset space, and there could be little scope for it to stage a turnaround.
Macau tycoon David Chow aims to return to the spotlight of the world's largest gambling hub with a new casino resort boasting an opera house and dinosaur museum.
As the breakneck growth in the global smartphone market eases, Japanese companies that make the robots that build the phones are looking to automakers to take up the slack.
Two and a half years after the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, the operator of Japan's wrecked Fukushima plant faces a daunting array of unknowns.
Growing uncertainty about a rise in Japan's consumption tax could be one more reason to stay away from the benchmark Nikkei stock index, analysts said.
Miner BHP Billiton's new boss is facing his biggest test as he weighs the fate of a $14 billion Canadian potash project just as the collapse of a dominant potash cartel.
China's official manufacturing purchasing managers index (PMI), due out Thursday, is expected to show factory activity contracted for the first time in 10 months.
As Japan's yen continued to strengthen against the dollar this week, some analysts suggested that further monetary stimulus was needed to push it back down.
Just back from China, renowned economist Jim O'Neill told CNBC that the "incessant focus" on whether the Chinese GDP numbers are accurate "seems to be misplaced."
India's central bank has spent the last few weeks making a concerted effort to prop up the battered rupee, but its latest rhetoric may have already undone that hard work with the currency back within sight of record lows against the dollar.
Virtual currency bitcoin has been banned in Thailand, according to a prominent bitcoin exchange that operates in the Southeast Asian country.
Dovish comments from the RBA led to a big slide in the Australian dollar and now market watchers are wondering how low the currency needs to go before the RBA eases up on talking it down.
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.
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James McCormack, Global Head of Sovereign and Supranational Ratings at Fitch Ratings, says markets are still expecting the Fed to hike rates in the second or third quarter next year.
In this web-exclusive video for "Managing Asia", Richard Eu, CEO of Eu Yan Seng International, recommends some traditional Chinese herbs that fellow CEOs can take to stay healthy.
Adi Godrej, Chairman at Godrej Group, says business sentiment in India has seen a "dramatic improvement" after pro-business leader Narendra Modi was elected Prime Minister.