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
China's clampdown on prostitution in nightclubs and bars will hit cognac producers, analysts have warned.
A robotic search vehicle is likely to be sent deep into the Indian Ocean to look for wreckage of a missing Malaysian jetliner on the sea floor.
Japan's current account balance shifted to a surplus in February for the first time in five months but economists warn of a return to deficits.
Samsung Electronics said it is on track to post its second straight quarter of profit decline on slowing smartphone sales growth .
Economic growth in Asia's third largest economy has bottomed out, said the managing director of HDFC Bank, India's second-largest lender in the private sector.
The Bank of Japan held off on expanding monetary stimulus on Tuesday, even as a sales tax hike clouds the outlook for the world's third-largest economy.
It started as something they did in between classes at university. But by the time Sun Zebo and Hu Jiaqi graduated in 2012, it became an obsession.
After several Asian missteps, Wal-Mart is taking a slow and careful approach, targeting only its three current regional markets, the Asia CEO said.
China's rich have acquired many of the tastes of the Western rich, but Bill Gates says they haven't embraced one of the most important: philanthropy.
The search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has entered its fourth week, with the plane believed to have crashed in the southern Indian Ocean, thousands of miles from its original flight path.
You'd think a corporate patent infringement battle would be boring—and you'd usually be right.
The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jet in the Indian Ocean moved on Monday toward waters where a Chinese vessel has picked up "ping" signals.
Malaysia's acting transport minister is "cautiously hopeful" after signals consistent with a black box recorder had been detected by an Australian navy ship.
Japan's Daiichi Sankyo said on Monday Sun Pharmaceutical Industries will buy its Indian unit Ranbaxy Laboratories in a deal valued at $4 billion.
Demand for LNG in Asia is growing and that is positive for Australia, but there are issues with competition, the Premier of Western Australia said.
Investors getting excited about a turnaround for India's economy following the world's largest election should take a breath, analysts told CNBC.
Three separate but fleeting sounds from deep in the Indian Ocean offered new hope in the hunt for the missing Malaysian airliner.
Elections in India and Indonesia, alongside key economic data from China are likely to be the key events for Asia this week.
Japan and Australia will announce a basic trade agreement on Monday, featuring cuts to tariffs on beef and cars
The biggest election the world has ever seen begins Monday with India looking likely to embrace a coalition led by a Hindu nationalist.
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Deborah Elm, Executive Director at Asian Trade Centre, describes what's next on the global trade agenda after New Delhi refused to sign off on a trade-facilitation deal.
Erwin Sanft, Head of China & HK Equity Research at Standard Chartered, says credit supply data is crucial for Chinese equity markets. He expects a pick-up in money supply going forward.
Jesper Bargmann, Head of Trading Markets, Singapore at Nordea, says the participation rate in Friday's nonfarm payrolls report will be key.