The Japanese spent more than they saved in the 12 months ended March 2014, the first time that's happened since the data set began in 1955.» Read More
Sentiment towards China has definitely turned a corner following the latest batch of data from the world's second-largest economy.
The stars appear to be realigning for Japan after winning a highly-contested race to host the 2020 Summer Olympics and posted revised second-quarter growth figures.
The Obama administration's push for a military strike against Syria has highlighted the regimes that support Assad, including a distant ally: North Korea. The Global Post reports.
Australia's election campaign is over – signaling a boost to business confidence that could encourage the RBA to delay another interest rate cut.
Economic data from China, central bank meetings in Indonesia and the Philippines, and inflation and trade numbers from India are in the lineup.
Japan's economy expanded much faster than initially expected in the second quarter, heightening the case for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to proceed with a planned sales tax hike next year.
China's annual consumer inflation rate rose 2.6 percent in August, official data showed on Monday, in line with market expectations and little changed from the previous month's 2.7 percent rise.
British manufacturer McLaren opens its showroom doors in China as it races to catch up with rivals in the world's second-largest luxury car market.
India's corporate titans warns the government to fix the problems, or they will expand their business abroad and deprive the economy of investment.
Tokyo will host the summer Olympic games in 2020.
China's exports rose more than expected in August, adding to evidence that the world's second-largest economy may have avoided a sharp slowdown.
Australia's conservative leader Tony Abbott swept into office in a landslide election on Saturday, as voters punished the outgoing Labor government.
Basketball star Dennis Rodman returned on Saturday from his second visit to North Korea this year where he again met the country's leader Kim Jong-un.
Authorities are investigating British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline for violations of US anti-bribery laws in China after Chinese government officials accused the company of bribing doctors.
The U.S. Committee on Foreign Investment has cleared the way for Shuanghui's proposed $4.7 billion acquisition of Smithfield Foods.
EPA-certified, the new 2014 hybrid gets about 10 percent better fuel economy around town than the original Toyota Prius.
Despite the selloff, South Asia's markets have further to fall, Goldman Sachs said, cutting its targets for the region.
Talk that the BOJ could ramp up its aggressive monetary easing program should the government press ahead with a controversial rise in the country's sales tax is gaining ground.
While the world will be focused on the G20 Summit this weekend, there is one event that will top all others for Japan: the vote on who will host the 2020 Olympics.
Madrid, Istanbul and Tokyo parade before the Games' organizing body in a "least ugly" contest as they attempt to conceal their blemishes and win the right to host the 2020 Olympics.
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