Thailand's General Prayuth Chan-ocha was appointed prime minister on Thursday by a legislature he hand-picked, giving the army chief a veneer of legitimacy.» Read More
QBE Insurance Group, Australia's biggest insurer by premium income, announced plans to partially float its mortgage insurance business and a $750 million.
Jiang Lu is the proud owner of a 450 square foot apartment. She invested her life savings and took advantage of easier mortgages to buy her new home.
When a scorching drought struck eastern Australia in 2006, cattle farmers had to slaughter nearly all their livestock and keep the remainder alive.
Retired Chinese military officers are questioning whether China's armed forces are too corrupt to fight and win a war.
China's government may be getting more concerned about the impact of unrest on social and economic stability.
Corporate Asia has taken advantage of ultra-low interest rates, loading up on debt, but with rates set to rise, there may be risks ahead.
For one month every year, Singapore takes a hiatus from its squeaky clean reputation to feed the hungry ghosts during the annual Chinese festival.
India elected Narendra Modi as its prime minister this year on a pro-business agenda. Here's what he's done so far.
Community Health Systems said a group believed to be operating out of China attacked its hospitals, affecting 4.5 million patients. Re/code reports.
Chugai shares rose 21 percent following a media report that Roche Holding AG is in talks to buy the almost 40 percent stake in the Japanese firm.
China's new home prices fell for a third straight month in July, according to Reuters calculations of official data released Monday.
Following blow-out first-half earnings, Sands China's CEO brushed off concerns about any negative impacts from the government's anti-graft campaign.
Mercedes-Benz has been found guilty of manipulating prices for after-sales services in China, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
Thailand's economy avoided recession in the second quarter, data from the state planning agency showed on Monday, even as the Southeast Asian nation grapples with a political crisis that has hit consumption, confidence and tourism.
Singapore's July exports fell less than expected, suggesting the manufacturing sector may have bottomed out on the back of an improving economy.
China’s state-owned airlines have had a turbulent year and are warning of first-half earnings to match when they report later this month.
National Australia Bank posted a 7 percent rise in third-quarter unaudited cash profit, led by higher mortgage growth and lower bad debt charges.
As China lays down plans for a national carbon trading scheme, it risks repeating mistakes made by flooding its pilot markets with free permits.
Japan's courting of Muslim tourists has led to a wave of Halal food and Muslim-friendly amenities sprouting in the land of the rising sun.
Investors will be looking at data due from Japan and China in the week ahead, for further cues on the health of Asia's two largest economies.
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