An explosion caused by a gas leak killed 24 people and injured 271 in Taiwan's second city, sending flames shooting 15 stories into the air, setting entire blocks ablaze and reducing small shops to rubble.» Read More
Upbeat China data may have allayed fears about its economy, but PNC Financial Services is cautious, warning of a "perfect storm" that could surface.
Golf, a game often associated with business and affluence, is gaining a broader appeal in South Korea, which means business for the golf industry.
Japan's inflation came in as expected in June, data showed on Friday, boosted by the consumption tax hike that took effect in April.
Chinese brides and Indian festivals will drive diamond demand into new year, the CEO of De Beers told CNBC.
China's slowing property market tops the list of major economic risks, but some say the sector's stocks are "dirt cheap" and now is the time to buy.
After two years of stagnation, things are finally looking up for Asia's third largest economy.
The Singapore dollar surged to a nearly nine-month high this week, but the rally is likely to be cut short soon, analysts said.
South Korea's Hyundai Motor said its net profit fell by the most in five quarters, as the local currency's sharp gain and higher U.S. discounts to entice customers overshadowed solid April-June vehicle sales in China and at home.
SK Hynix said shipment growth would slow in the third quarter as it posted its first drop in quarterly profit in two years.
Samsung releases video poking fun at the Apple users' apparent excitement over the iPhone 6's rumoured new screen size.
South Korea's economy grew 0.6 percent in April-June over the previous quarter, the slowest in over a year due to sluggish consumption.
LG Electronics said its profit rose 26.5 percent from a year earlier, beating estimates, as its mobile business profited for the first time in a year.
New Zealand's central bank raised rates but said it would pause as it looked at the impact of its tightening and watched inflation.
The Kiwi was crushed as the country's central bank warned against the currency's strength following its decision to hike interest rates.
China's manufacturing activity rose to an 18-month high in July, according to a private survey Thursday, as the government's stimulus measures worked their magic, consolidating a recovery in the world's second biggest economy.
While the skies in Singapore has been smog-free thus far, its tourism sector is bracing itself for a recurrence of last year's severe air pollution.
Hong Kong's Causeway Bay may lose its crown as a slowdown in mainland tourists hits store sales, paving the way for its first drop in a decade.
Japan's monthly streak of trade deficits hit a two-year mark in June, as exports continued to stay weak while imports remained high.
The scandal surrounding Husi, which is owned by OSI Group of Aurora, Illinois, has alarmed Chinese diners.
Standard Chartered has called a halt to its grand expansion as it seeks to conserve capital amid the worst drop in profits for more than 12 years.
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