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Chinese currency and U.S. dollars are being used more widely than ever in North Korea instead of the country's own money, a testament as to how much Kim Jung-un has lost control over the economy.
Ms. Wang, considered to be the richest woman in Asia and a flamboyant figure, faced an obstacle: Foreigners were barred from holding stakes in Chinese financial institutions.
There has been a certain buzz around Japan since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promised radical change. Whether that will last or fizzle out will depend on what long-term strategy Abe outlines this week.
India's No. 2 IT services firm Infosys grappling with disappointing results and loss of market share, has recalled founder and former chairman N.R. Narayana Murthy to act as executive chairman for five years.
China's official PMI rose to 50.8 in May from 50.6 in April, data showed on Saturday, beating market expectations and raising optimism for the world's second-largest economy.
South Korean millers suspended imports of U.S. wheat on Friday after the discovery of an unapproved strain of genetically modified wheat.
Apple hiked prices in Japan, becoming the latest brand to foreign firms asking Japanese consumers to pay more as a weakening yen squeezes income.
With so many super rich in Chinese-speaking countries, many have begun to speculate about a shift from the usual English or German to Mandarin.
Consumer prices in Tokyo rose for the first time since 2009 in May and televisions were the factors behind the surprise inflation.
Asia's infamous stock market laggard seems to have regained a little swagger in May. Even as most major global markets managed to shake off the "sell-in-May" syndrome, it's China that's taken the lead position in the gains.
Myanmar could be the next Austria, according to Aung Tun Thet, a member of President Thein Sein's National Economic and Social Advisory Council.
Japan's blue-chip stock index has in May suffered its two sharpest sell-offs for the year and its high volatility is fueling concern about a spill over into other major markets.
In South Korea, pressuring employees to buy their own company's products as a way of boosting sales and manipulating profits remains a fairly common practice. The GlobalPost reports.
Chinese tourists have recently found themselves at the center of controversy and anger over poor etiquette abroad.
Samsung Electronics has chosen an Intel processor to power a new version of one of its top-tier Android tablets, in a major victory for the U.S. chipmaker.
India's economic growth remained stuck around a near four-year low in the March quarter, data on Friday will likely show, compounding the government's woes as it heads into a busy election period.
A Chinese meat producer’s $4.7 billion acquisition of Smithfield Foods is subject to a national security review, which is no picnic given American anxiety about China. The NYT reports.
There are more millionaires and "super rich" people than ever before as the rapid growth in Asia's emerging markets propels private wealth to record levels. The Financial Times reports.
Japan's deflation abated slightly in April and factory output picked up as a weaker yen and firmer overseas demand boosted growth, boding well for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's efforts to shake the economy out of stagnation.
The Sony board will examine activist investor Dan Loeb's proposal to spin off part of the entertainment business, CEO Kazuo Hirai told CNBC.
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Murilo Ferreira, CEO of Vale, tells CNBC's Sri Jegarajah why he isn't worried about the recent slump in iron ore prices. He also explains why he remains upbeat on China.
Sonia Irvine, Founder of Amber Lounge, recaps how the Grand Prix VIP after-party began in 2003. The sister of retired Formula 1 driver Eddie Irvine also shares how she juggles work and family.
Martin Schulz, Senior Economist at Fujitsu Research Institute, weighs the pros and cons of a softer currency for Japan.