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South Korea's new government unveiled 5.3 trillion won ($4.7 billion) in stimulus spending plans on Tuesday to generate jobs, support small business and bolster property prices hit by slow economic growth.
North Korea issued new threats against South Korea on Tuesday, vowing "sledge-hammer blows" of retaliation if South Korea did not apologize for anti-North Korean protests.
Foxconn, a key manufacturer of Apple's iPhone, ramped up its hiring of assembly-line workers recently, signaling the next iPhone may be coming soon.
India's key inflation gauge eased to below 6 percent in March for the first time since 2009, a sign that the days of stubborn inflationary pressures may finally be behind Asia's third largest economy, said economists.
China's disappointing first quarter economic growth is leading to a loss of confidence in the outlook for the world's second largest economy.
Malaysia needs put an end to cronyism and support market reforms, opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim told CNBC on Monday.
The World Bank on Monday scaled back slightly its 2013 growth forecasts for developing East Asia and warned about possible over-heating in the region's larger economies.
Easing growth in China and pessimism about the U.S. recovery after a surprise 0.4 percent contraction in retail sales last month are likely to push oil prices lower, according to CNBC's latest survey.
Malaysia's bull market is seeing a type of initial public offering, still fairly new to Asia: one with no profits, revenues or assets.
Two people in the central Chinese province of Henan have been infected by a new strain of avian influenza, while the death toll has risen to 13 from a total of 60 infections after two more deaths in Shanghai.
China is due to release its first quarter growth figures Monday and expectations are high that they will confirm recovery is on track for the world's most populous nation. But how sustainable is this stimulus-backed rebound?
The Obama administration warned Japan not to take measures to devalue the yen to gain a competitive advantage.
Infosys, India's No. 2 IT services exporter, forecast lower revenue growth than analysts had expected for this fiscal year, citing a challenging global economy.
A surging New Zealand housing market that has sent prices to record levels is jangling nerves at the central bank, prompting warnings of asset bubbles.
Woodside Petroleum has shelved plans for its $40 billion Browse liquefied natural gas project in Western Australia, saying it will consider a floating LNG plant instead.
China is handling an outbreak of bird flu much better than in the past, Sanofi CEO Chris Viehbacher told CNBC on Thursday.
The U.S. mortgage backed securities market could be one of the key beneficiaries of the surprise move by the Bank of Japan last week to embark on an aggressive monetary policy program, according to Deutsche Bank.
The decision by South Korea's central bank to keep rates on hold may have surprised markets on Thursday, but analysts told CNBC the Bank of Korea was doing the right thing by keeping rates steady for the sixth straight month.
Chinese banks made $171 billion of new local currency loans in March, central bank data showed on Thursday, well above market expectations and adding to evidence of an economic recovery being fueled by ample credit.
Japan's machinery orders rose in February at the fastest pace since mid-2011 in a sign that capital expenditure could pick up this year as business confidence is boosted.
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Mark South, Beneficiary Communications Delegate at British Red Cross, says access to rural areas of Nepal remain difficult following a serious earthquake over the weekend.
Gaurav Sodhi, Resources Analyst at Intelligent Investor, says iron ore prices remain tied to the supply-demand response, so investors shouldn't get too carried away by recent gains.
Erwin Sanft, Head of China Strategy at Macquarie, says disappointment on credit easing and economic reforms are two factors that can stop China's stock market rally.