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Japan's Dai-ichi Life Insurance Co. has agreed to buy U.S. peer Protective Life for $5.7 billion, the largest acquisition by a Japanese insurer.
Samsung Electronics on Tuesday is unveiling its first phone that uses propriety software, rather than Google Android.
Twenty-five years on from the Tiananmen massacre, and China's ruling Communist Party remains tense about that day.
Australia's economy grew 3.5 percent in the first quarter on-year, above market expectations, data on Wednesday showed.
Thailand's military rulers said they will arrest those who ignore warnings to lower the three-fingered salute from "The Hunger Games."
There's one thing even Hong Kong's more than 40 billionaires will struggle to buy - a final resting place on their home turf.
China plans to set a cap on its CO2 emissions from 2016, just a day after the United States announced new targets for its power sector.
Scientists plan to release details about a possible ocean impact noise, recorded about the time that MH370 ceased transmissions and vanished.
Indian Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde died on Tuesday after a head-on road collision.
China's factory sector put in its best performance in four months in May as export orders rebounded but activity still contracted, a survey showed.
India's central bank on Tuesday left its key interest rate steady at 8 percent, as expected.
One of Narendra Modi's biggest challenges will be making a break from the ineffectual responses of Indian governments to heinous crimes.
Japan's public pension fund could raise its investment in domestic stocks to 20 percent from the current 12 percent, a top official was quoted.
Australia's economy appears to be slowing and some economists argue that a more subdued outlook could lead to further monetary easing.
A draft plan to boost Japanese growth promises to overhaul corporate governance and promote technology but it leaves many questions unanswered.
China may be implementing a series of measures to keep its economy expanding, but some analysts believe the mainland should let growth slow instead.
The best way for China to resolve issues with its neighbors is for everyone to sit down and "work it out", U.S. Senator Ben Cardin said.
Beneath Malaysia's investment-grade sovereign rating is a risk posed by a $14 billion investment fund that is not generating enough to cover interest.
This month's World Cup means workers in Asia will have to get up early to catch the football action in host country Brazil.
News of a pick-up in China's factory activity suggests the world's second-largest economy is regaining its momentum, analysts told CNBC.
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Micha Benoliel, Co-founder of FireChat, says the app's popularity in Hong Kong came as a surprise. He also discusses how FireChat bypasses Chinese censorship.
Charles Hutzler, Wall Street Journal's China Bureau Chief for China, describes Hong Kong's significance to China and discusses possible responses from Beijing.
Andrew Colquhoun, Senior Director & Head of Asia-Pacific Sovereign Ratings at Fitch Ratings, discusses whether ongoing demonstrations will hurt the city's position as a financial center.