Hundreds of heavily armed police raided homes in Sydney and Brisbane on Thursday, launching a large-scale Australian "counter-terrorism operation".» Read More
CNBC's Bernie Lo and Emily Chan discuss the newest addition to the city of Hong Kong: a giant, inflatable rubber duck.
Cellphone theft is on the rise, but carriers and handset makers have no incentive to fix the problem. The NYT reports.
An antibiotic-resistant strain of gonorrhea has some saying that its effects could match those of AIDS.
A widely-anticipated cut in interest rates by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday is unlikely to get markets too excited. But what the central bank says just might, economists told CNBC.
The Singapore stock market has been on a tear recently, trading at highs not seen since late 2007, but the rally could be short-lived, analysts warn.
The easing in China's manufacturing-sector growth could prompt a fresh round of stimulus, analysts told CNBC.
Factory-sector growth in China and India stumbled in April to further underline the impact of a fragile global economy.
One in four U.S. businesses are vulnerable to having their trade secrets stolen, according an cyber expert, who said the ongoing threat could cost the U.S. economy "billions rather than millions".
So much for talk of a 'great rotation' out of bonds into equities, analysts say the best strategy may be bet on both assets.
China's growing industrial might is likely to allow it to mount an increasingly formidable challenge to the military supremacy of the United States. The New York Times reports.
North Korea's Supreme Court sentenced U.S. citizen Kenneth Bae to 15 years hard labor on Thursday for committing crimes against the North.
DBS posted a record quarterly profit, beating expectations, as higher fee and commission income offset a slight drop in income from its key lending business.
Some members of the Bank of Japan's policy board expressed concerns that increased purchases of government debt could actually impair financial markets and discourage bank lending.
The U.S. Trade Representative's office criticized China on Wednesday for failing to stop the growing theft of American trade secrets that are the lifeblood of U.S economic might.
A new strain of bird flu that is causing a deadly outbreak among people in China is a threat to world health and should be taken seriously.
Malaysia is gearing up for what is being touted as its most closely contested election. Prime Minister Najib Razak and Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim will go head to head, putting the country's ruling coalition to the ultimate test.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe makes no secret of wanting to revise Japan's constitution to formalize the country's right to have a military - but critics say his plans go deeper.
Foreigners now hold a record of more than $13 trillion in American securities as the U.S. seeks to assert itself as the safest port in troubled global waters.
In a matter of moments, the Boston Marathon bombings inflicted as much as $333 million in damage to the local economy. Here's a breakdown.
WTI oil prices saw the largest one-day percentage slide since November, after the U.S. EIA reported crude oil supplies rose far more than expected last week.
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Gordon Ramsay's Bread Street Kitchen is coming to Asia and the world renowned chef tells CNBC why he chose Hong Kong to be the first stop in his expansion plan.
Peter Boardman, Managing Director of Tradewinds, expects Japanese firms to start seeing earnings growth that will lead to generous dividend payouts and share buybacks.
Daniel Ives, Managing Director of FBR Capital Markets, says Wednesday's profit warning indicates that Sony is finally facing the reality in the smartphone market.