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London-based Prudential PLC is riding the wave of demographic change occurring in emerging Asia, says CEO Tidjane Thiam.
While politicians try to avoid the "fiscal cliff," CNBC.com remembers some legendary cliffs from pop culture.
Apple's iPhone 5 will be available for sale in China on Dec. 14.
Newly middle-class Chinese are replacing the toddlers' traditional split pants with disposable diapers.
Regulators in Japan recently counseled regional banks that hold massive amounts of Japanese government bonds to shorten the maturity of their holdings to reduce their interest rate risk. The FT reports.
One of China’s richest men is challenging Obama's refusal to let him build a wind farm in the US.
Beijing's new passports claim the entire South China Sea. That hasn't exactly gone over well.
As more wealthy mainland China tourists flood Hong Kong looking to shop, its way of life is being challenged. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
A new phase of instability in the Middle East will keep worries about oil supplies from the region intact putting upward pressure on prices, analysts said.
Sri Lanka's government is putting the island nation's Buddhist monks on a diet.
The pacifist nation of Japan is trying to raise its profile in a new way, offering military aid for the first time in decades and displaying its own armed forces in an effort to build regional alliances. The NYT reports.
There is a yawning gap between what’s currently in state pension coffers in Asia and what’s needed to cover the elderly in retirement.
New home sales across major cities in China jumped by 30 percent in November, according Centaline Group Research Center, a Shanghai-based real estate consultancy. Caixin reports.
China is certain to hit the government's economic growth target of 7.5 percent for 2012 and could even exceed it, Commerce Minister Chen Deming said on Wednesday.
China is mulling changes to its one-child policy with government advisory bodies drafting proposals in the face of a rapidly aging society.
Johanna Chua, Chief Economist, Asia Pacific, Citi says Asia's growth will pick up to 6.6% next year from 6.%, with cyclical economies like Taiwan and South Korea leading the charge.
The U.S. Treasury on Tuesday said China's currency remained undervalued, but stopped short of labeling the world's second-biggest economy a currency manipulator.
Samsung Electronics has admitted breaches of labor regulations at its plants in China, as well as at those of outside suppliers. The FT reports.
Call it something of a Hobbit fixation, but Air New Zealand has turned its newest aircraft into a flying billboard for the movie "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey." The GlobalPost reports.
Thousands of angry textile workers demonstrated in the outskirts of Dhaka on Monday after a fire swept through a garment workshop at the weekend, killing more than 100 people in Bangladesh's worst-ever factory blaze.
Alvin Liew, Senior Economist at UOB, discusses Japan's fourth-quarter economic growth data for 2013, which saw a disappointing on-year growth of 0.7 percent.
Louis Kuijs, Chief China Economist at RBS, attributed worse-than expectations Chinese trade data for February to over-invoicing issues and Chinese new year distortion effects.
Ruling out possibilities of a technical failure, Richard Aboulafia, Vice President of Analysis at Teal Group, says missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 may be caused by 'human events'.