Japanese factory output declined more than expected in February as companies curbed output due to the Lunar New Year holiday.» Read More
The family of a British businessman murdered by the wife of a powerful Chinese politician seeks compensation for his death, criticizing China's government for ignoring their pleas.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a corporate tax cut as a way to offset the potential economic drag of a planned two-stage hike in the sales tax.
Nearly a third of New Zealand's adult population is overweight, in an effort to solve the obesity epidemic and combat rising health costs, the country is deporting its fat people.
Disappointing second-quarter growth figures from Japan may have heightened calls for the government to delay a controversial hike in the country's consumption tax, but analysts argue that now remains the best time to deliver the measure.
With opinion polls indicating a win for the opposition Liberal-National coalition party, financial markets are, pricing in the likelihood of a change in government.
Singapore's GDP for the second quarter of the year was revised higher on Monday, leading some analyst to suggest the economy's gloomy times could soon be over.
Japan's disappointing growth figures for the second quarter highlight the absence of a factor crucial to a sustained revival: turnaround in corporate investment.
Japan's soaring national debt, already more than twice the size of its economy, has reached a new milestone, surpassing one quadrillion yen. The New York Times reports.
Chinese consumers are responding to a powerful new marketing tactic that plays to a widespread fear of food contamination - the promise of safe groceries sold online.
General Motors Co. has begun cutting its presence in South Korea after mounting labor costs and militant unionism triggered a rethink of its reliance on the country.
Japan's economy logged a third quarter of growth in the April to June quarter, but the increase was much smaller than expected.
Rupert Murdoch's crusade to oust Kevin Rudd in Australia's general election has given rise to a heated social media campaign inside a campaign, as Twitter, Facebook and other digital platforms become the weapons used by some to try to outflank Murdoch's "old media".
China has started investigating French drugmaker Sanofi for allegedly bribing more than 500 Chinese doctors with about 1.7 million yuan ($277,600) of payments to raise sales, China's Xinhua state news agency said on Saturday.
The rapid growth that Japan experienced in the first quarter of this year likely continued into the second quarter on strong consumer spending even as the pace of recovery slowed, say economists.
A flurry of data out of China on Friday broadly painted an upbeat picture of the world's second largest economy, which appears to be stabilizing after two years of slowing growth.
A victory for Apple at Friday's International Trade Commission ruling is likely to have little impact on Samsung Electronics' market share and stock performance, according to industry experts.
As Australia faces the most hotly-contested federal election in recent memory, markets are looking to position their trades ahead of a vote that could end of years of a minority government.
The battered Aussie dollar is a popular short for currency traders at the moment, but one economist says the market has got it wrong and the Aussie is, in fact, a 'screaming buy.'
Singapore’s affluent and well-traveled consumers are helping shape new shopping trends in the city-state, analysts say.
Investors look to a batch of Chinese data for evidence that a strong bounce in July trade was not a fluke and that the economy is stabilizing after two years of slowing growth.
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