The Japanese are hoarding over $300 billion under their mattresses that will likely stay there, barring a crisis of epic proportions.» Read More
With protesters vowing to "shut down" Bangkok on January 13 in their bid to topple Prime Minister Yingluck, "Teflon Thailand" seems more like a taunt.
An Indian diplomat whose arrest and strip-search caused a major rift in U.S.-Indian ties was effectively expelled from the United States on Thursday.
U.S. energy secretary Ernest Moniz will not travel to India next week, the most serious repercussion yet in the arrest of Indian diplomat. FT reports.
Regulators eager to resolve China's local government debt are setting standards for an emerging class of asset management companies. Caixin reports.
Singapore Airlines' new Indian joint venture with Tata Sons has chosen Airbus A320 aircraft over Boeing's 737 to launch its operations in the country.
Five people died in an explosion at a Mitsubishi Materials Corp chemicals plant in Japan.
Chinese tycoon Chen Guangbiao is interested in buying The Wall Street Journal, according to media reports.
China's consumer inflation slowed to 2.5 percent in December from a year ago, slowing from 3 percent in November and in line with expectations.
The monetary policy committee of the South Korean central bank held its policy interest rate steady in a unanimous vote on Thursday.
China has offered to invest in Britain's railways by financing and building links to a new Birmingham station on the HS2 network. The FT reports.
India has a reputation as being unfriendly to foreign businesses, but for fast food, international chains are warmly welcomed. NYT reports.
The U.S. has gone through it, so have Europe and Japan. Now it is Asia's turn to endure a period of austerity, one economist tells CNBC.
Chinese companies that will kick off a new season of IPOs in China are set to attract strong investor interest, a good omen after a year-long hiatus.
India ordered the United States to close down an embassy club for expatriate Americans in New Delhi, escalating their diplomatic row.
The outlook for Japan will become even brighter with the emergence of a “wage surprise,” according to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Judging from Chinese television, the worry is that the one-child policy has created a generation of wimps. The FT reports.
With analysts and investors bearish on emerging markets, China might offer the best of a bad job, according to investment banking group Jefferies
Run Run Shaw, the Hong Kong media mogul who was largely credited with inventing the kung fu genre — died on Tuesday at his home in Hong Kong. He was 106. NYT reports.
A significant number of workers in Singapore intend to change jobs in the coming year, according to a new report by recruitment firm Hudson.
Macau gaming stocks are in for a "watershed" year, with casinos set to enjoy solid demand growth without an increase in new supply, says Citi.
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While base wages are being raised, Japanese firms are not increasing bonuses as quickly, which dims the outlook of consumption spending, says Marcel Thieliant, Japan economist at Capital Economics.
Henry Smith, senior consultant at Control Risks Middle East, says the extension in nuclear talks indicates that negotiating parties "see a successful way out."
Julia Wang, Greater China economist at HSBC, says a slowing manufacturing sector is the culprit in China's sluggish growth and discusses the deposit-insurance system set to begin in May.