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
China issued new property rules for owners to register their holdings, giving authorities a new anti-corruption tool. The Financial Times reports.
Shares in Chinese real estate developer Dalian Wanda traded flat as concerns about debt and a high valuation offset optimism.
China's shadow banking sector is growing rapidly despite tightened rules, taking advantage of a regulatory anomaly to prosper.
Wang Jianlin built Dalian Wanda with a mix of political instincts and discipline, navigating the country's government-led business environment.
It's been two years since Japanese PM Abe swept to power on his promise to bring the stricken economy back to life. How far has he gotten?
Faced with increasing scrutiny and regulation from Mainland China, the best days may be over for Macau's gaming sector, analysts say.
Xiaomi is likely to be the biggest smartphone maker you've never heard of. Here's how it has come to challenge Apple and Samsung.
North Korea is having major Internet problems, just days after President Obama promised a proportional response to the Sony hacking.
China's Xiaomi is raising over $1 billion from investors including Singapore's GIC that would value the smartphone maker at over $45 billion, sources said.
Seoul prosecutors are investigating a data leak at South Korea's nuclear power operator, amid mounting worries about potential cyberattacks.
Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties debuts in Hong Kong on Tuesday in what will be Asia's biggest initial public offering this year, but market sentiment is far from strong, experts say.
Samsung Electronics is gearing up to release a low-cost Tizen-powered smartphone in the $100 price range, according to local media reports.
The 2008 Mumbai terror attacks may rank among the most devastating near-misses in the history of spycraft, The New York Times reports.
Tony Abbott reshuffled his cabinet to win public support, promoting the overseer of a tough immigration program and throwing out his defense minister.
A month after the Shanghai-Hong Kong trading link opened, demand has subdued and most activity has come from short-term speculative traders.
With the Christmas holiday approaching, the economic data calendar has started to lighten, but investors still have plenty to mull over as oil prices continue to fluctuate.
A flurry of acquisitions of coal assets by Japanese firms signals that some trading houses are betting a depressed coal market is bottoming out.
Christmas Eve surpasses Valentine's Day as the romantic dinner event for Japanese couples, but it highlights two major problems: low wages and low birth rates.
Japanese cities are the top destinations for Asia-Pacific travelers next year, Hotels.com told CNBC.
Obama administration seeks China's help in blocking North Korea's ability to launch cyberattacks, the New York Times reports.
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