Japan's economy grew 0.3 percent in the third quarter from the previous one, revised down from am initial estimate of 0.5 percent, data showed.» Read More
Flight attendants at Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific Airways are threatening to withhold food, alcohol and even smiles from passengers during the Christmas holidays over a pay dispute, a union official said Thursday.
Apple launched its iPhone 5 in China, even as its ranking in the world's largest smartphone market has slipped in the face of competition from cheaper rivals.
China's beaten-down equity market will end 2012 in negative territory for the fourth year in a row, as fears of a hard landing coupled with global headwinds, saw investors turn their backs on Chinese stocks.
China has launched a crackdown on a cult it says is calling for a "decisive battle" to slay the "Red Dragon" Communist Party, and which has been spreading doomsday rumors, state media said on Friday.
India's wholesale price index rose a slower-than-expected 7.24 percent in November from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday.
Faced with the risk of a hard landing earlier this year, China's economy is now in the midst of a robust rebound, prompting economists to make bullish forecasts for growth in the new year.
Cash-rich Singapore Airlines will likely need acquisitions or more partnerships as it reshapes its strategy to tap into the fast growing Asian markets and to counter stiff competition from Middle Eastern carriers.
World response to North Korea's controversial rocket launch wasn't as unanimous as it might have seemed. In fact, the responses of several nations stand out. The GlobalPost reports.
Growth in China's vast manufacturing sector picked up in December, a preliminary private survey showed, with rises in areas such as new orders and employment underlining a brighter outlook for the economy in coming months.
Japanese business sentiment worsened for a second straight quarter in the three months to December and will barely improve early next year, as the global slowdown and a territorial row with China hit the export-reliant economy.
A state think tank has forecast China's GDP growth next year at 8 percent and projects the consumer price index to rise 3 percent, the official China Securities Journal reported on Friday.
Australand Property on Friday rejected an unsolicited offer from larger rival GPT Group to buy its most valuable assets, including the $2.4 billion investment property portfolio, saying it did not provide a sufficient premium.
The United States on Thursday dropped a website owned by China's largest e-commerce company, Alibaba Group, from its annual list of the world's most "notorious markets" for sales of pirated and counterfeit goods.
The China release of its iPhone 5 on Friday should win Apple some traction in the world's biggest smartphone market, but its longer-term hopes may depend on new technology being tested by China's top telecoms carrier.
A U.S. jury on Thursday found that Apple's iPhone infringed three patents owned by holding company MobileMedia Ideas, though damages have not yet been determined.
Long-term development in China and across Asia promises great opportunity, William Lauder says.
Yahoo is planning to bring on a new board member and show two others the door, the New York Times reported on Thursday, citing sources.
Japan protested to China on Thursday after a Chinese government plane entered what Japan considers its airspace over disputed islets in the East China Sea, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said.
A successful rocket launch by North Korea could prove to be a key test not just for China's new leaders but also the politicians that will come into power in South Korea and Japan in elections that take place over the next week, experts tell CNBC.
More middle-class citizens in China are speaking out forcefully against construction projects that threaten their property, health and legal rights. The GlobalPost reports.
Parag Khanna, Senior Fellow at the non-profit, non-partisan think tank New America Foundation, says the improvements in trade facilitation will add up to 1 to 2 trillion to the global economy
The Asia Squawk Box team discuss what's on the agenda for the 12 members of the Trans Pacific Partnership.
Catherine Mellor, Director for Asia at U.S. Chamber of Commerce, explains the implications of the WTO's global trade facilitation pact and her outlook on the TPP negotiations.