Core consumer prices in Tokyo, rose 2.7 percent in April from a year earlier, logging their fastest gain since 1992.» Read More
Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing's Cheung Kong Holdings just sold all 360 rooms in the budget range Apex Horizon hotel in Kowloon, to hundreds of enthusiastic buyers.
A slew of strong earnings from Australian companies in recent days suggest the economy is in better shape than suspected and should help boost consumer and investor confidence in the months ahead, analysts said.
China's foreign direct investment inflows fell at their fastest rate in more than three years in January, highlighting the challenges it faces competing for funds with cheaper rivals in a sluggish global growth environment.
The video game and media industry is anxiously awaiting Sony's big debut, where it's expected to unveil its first new Playstation since 2006. The pressure is on for Sony to deliver a console so impressive, it'll convince consumers to finally make a big investment in consoles and games again.
Japan's trade deficit widened to a record in January as energy imports rose more than expected, highlighting one of the risks of seeking to revive the country's export engine.
Armed robbers at Brussels airport stole roughly $50 million worth of diamonds in under five minutes.
The government's sale of a $10 billion stake in Japan Tobacco, the world's third-largest tobacco company, is expected to kick off within days after bankers met on Tuesday over deal details.
North Korea threatened South Korea with "final destruction" during a debate at the United Nations Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday.
Chinese authorities said they had shut down a cashless casino bar in the resort island of Hainan on Tuesday, two days after a Reuters report drew attention to it.
Major Indian trade unions have called for a two-day strike starting on Wednesday, as the beleaguered government prepares to present an austerity budget to parliament.
Marius Kloppers, outgoing CEO of BHP Billiton reassures shareholders at a Sydney press conference that the world's biggest miner won't change tack after shocking investors by announcing Kloppers' retirement in May.
John Rice, Vice Chairman & CEO of Global Growth Operations at General Electric Company, tells CNBC how cyber attacks remain a regular phenomenon amongst corporates.
Global miner BHP Billiton appointed the head of its non-ferrous business as its new chief executive on Wednesday to replace Marius Kloppers.
It's highly unlikely that the Chinese government was not at least aware of the cyber attacks that targeted U.S. companies, organizations and government entities, one security expert said.
The Hilton Tokyo Narita Airport provided exceptional value during a recent stay, including a comfortable room and delicious buffet. A Road Warrior review.
If we accept that the renmimbi is on its way, banks should set up an ability to trade and settle the currency itself, as well as handle bonds and equity denominated in it, writes Moorad Choudhry.
It's been a long seven-year itch, but Hong Kong Disneyland is finally making some money. The park made $14 million in the last financial year, while this is only about a 2.5 percent return on revenues of $550 million, it's still a profit.
The robust Australian dollar could actually get a whole lot stronger over the next two years, rising to as high as $1.30, but this is subject to strong gains in Asian equity markets.
The long awaited recovery in Chinese stocks is here to stay, with the Shanghai Composite Index building on the surge seen late last year. Now analysts are expecting it to rally up to 30 percent in 2013.
There is some "light at the end of the tunnel" for Australian food manufacturers that have suffered under the weight of a strong Australian dollar.
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While he expects growth to continue in 2014, Clement Kwok, CEO of Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels, tells CNBC's Christine Tan about sources of uncertainty that he's watching closely in Thailand and China.
Brian Sponheimer, Auto & Capital Equipment Analyst at Gabelli & Company, discusses the first-quarter earnings of General Motors which saw an 82 percent fall largely due to recent recalls.
Vinay Dube, Senior VP, Asia Pacific, Delta Air Lines, outlines two reasons why the airline managed profit gains despite suffering a loss of $90 million in revenue due to flight cancellations amid extreme winter.