China's top leaders wrapped up their four-day Fourth Plenum on Thursday, promising to enhance the rule of law in the world's second largest economy.» Read More
Videos are the way forward as China's younger generation "gives up" on TV, the CEO of Sohu.com, which runs one of the country's most popular online video site, told CNBC on Tuesday.
China's four largest banks extended 370 billion yuan ($59.4 billion) of new loans in January, up from 320 billion yuan in the same period last year, the official China Securities Journal reported on Tuesday.
Baidu, China's largest search engine company, reported its slowest profit growth since 2009, as competition in the sector heats up and more users switch to mobile search.
Japan's Hitachi cut its full-year profit outlook by about 13 percent on Monday to 420 billion yen ($4.5 billion), citing a weak economic recovery in Europe and a slowdown in emerging markets.
Chinese entrepreneur went around government suspension on IPO by offering his shares through a shopping website and pulled in a total of 1.2 million yuan ($192,700)
Almost none of Japan's neighbors think there is a fundamental case for a weaker dollar against the yen, this expert says.
Criminal organizations have infiltrated the highest levels of soccer, threatening the integrity of the sport, law enforcement officials said Monday.
Australia's central bank, which holds its first policy meeting of the year on Tuesday, could use the opportunity to deliver a surprise interest-rate cut to underpin the economy and dent the appeal of the robust Aussie dollar, strategists told CNBC.
Australia's Aquila Resources has put its A$7.4 billion ($7.7 billion) West Pilbara iron ore project on ice at least through June due to funding difficulties, sending its shares down nearly 10 percent.
Shares of Malaysia's MISC rose as much as 17 percent after the shipping firm's major shareholder Petroliam Nasional made an 8.8 billion Malaysian ringgit ($2.8 billion) buyout offer, equal to 5.30 ringgit per share.
Shares of Panasonic jumped 14 percent in early trade on Monday, hitting a 7-month high after the consumer electronics maker rebounded to a quarterly profit and stuck with its full-year earnings forecast.
A long-simmering row over the islands, known as the Senkaku in Japan and the Diaoyu in China, has in recent months escalated to the point where both have scrambled fighter jets while patrol ships shadow each other in nearby seas.
Growth in China's increasingly important services sector ticked up slightly in January, the fourth straight monthly rise, adding to evidence that the recovery in the world's second-largest economy is a modest one.
Currency hedging cost Japanese companies such as Honda Motor the chance to fully cash in on a weak yen last quarter, raising the risk that investor expectations could outrun earnings.
A sharp rise in the cost of onions – a vegetable of volatile price that is credited with toppling two Indian governments since 1980 – has sent jitters through the Congress-led coalition government of Manmohan Singh, the prime minister. FT reports.
China approved the sale of HSBC's remaining $7.4 billion stake in Ping An Insurance to a group controlled by Thailand's richest man, completing the biggest equity purchase in the country by a foreign investor.
Profit at India's top mobile network operator Bharti Airtel fell for the twelfth successive quarter, with higher costs dragging its results well below market expectations.
South Korea's threat to impose a broad tax on financial transactions is the first sign of deepening concern in Asia that speculation of competitive currency devaluations is prompting investors to head for the exit.
China's official purchasing managers' index (PMI) eased to 50.4 in January, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday, missing market expectations and underscoring that the economy is making only a mild recovery from its weakest year since 1999.
Some 11,156 homes were sold in the capital from the beginning of the year to January 28, a 570 percent increase compared to the same period in 2012, a property agency says. However, supply could become a problem. CaiXin Online reports.
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Talks with student protesters have to be based within the framework of the "Basic Law", Hong Kong's chief executive Leung Chun-ying said in a press conference. CNBC's Bernie Lo has more.