The Japanese spent more than they saved in the 12 months ended March 2014, the first time that's happened since the data set began in 1955.» Read More
Son's nose for an investment has turned Alibaba into a stake worth $50 billion as the Chinese e-commerce giant heads for the biggest U.S. tech IPO.
Kim Dotcom's Internet Mana party could prove to be a wildcard at New Zealand's general election next month.
Struggling Australian airline Qantas posted a FY14 statutory loss after tax of A$2.84 billion on Thursday, the deepest loss in its history as a public company.
Use of the Chinese yuan in Germany and the U.K. has doubled over the last year, as London and Frankfurt fight to become trading hubs.
China's foreign investment mix is changing, with portfolio investors buying more stocks but foreign direct investment falling to a two-year low.
A deluge of Japanese economic data on Friday is set to influence expectations on whether the Bank of Japan (BOJ) will top up its stimulus program.
A court on Tuesday ordered Tokyo Electric Power to pay nearly half a million dollars as compensation in a lawsuit related to a woman's suicide.
High fuel subsidies, long the albatross of Indonesia's finances, may get cut sooner than expected if the lame-duck president pre-empts his successor.
Carrying babies for foreigners, mainly couples from wealthier Asian nations, have became a lucrative cottage industry in the farming communities.
After two consecutive years of sub-5 percent growth, India's economy looks to have snapped out of its funk in the April-June quarter.
China Vanke Co is offering discounts of up to $325,000 to home buyers who shop on Alibaba's Taobao, an e-commerce platform.
After a lull in years, India’s labor market is enjoying a burst of activity, a new government, a booming stock market and improved business sentiment.
Mozilla has launched its first smartphone in India running its Firefox operating system (OS) for 1,999 rupees ($33).
First came the Ice Bucket Challenge, and now there's the Rice Bucket Challenge – India's twist on the fundraising campaign that has taken the internet by storm.
Dollar stores enjoy popularity during lean times but shoppers are proving that these bargain stores have a place regardless of economic cycles.
Asia may be seeing the strongest airline passenger growth, but its carriers are struggling to eke out profits, dented by overexpansion.
Singapore is synonymous with efficiency and order but rising discontent raises questions about social stability in the tightly controlled city-state.
Indonesia is growing protective of Natuna - a scattering of 157 mostly uninhabited islands - amid regional tensions in the South China Sea.
The restructuring plan will include route cuts as well as the loss of up to 5,000 to 6,000 jobs, according to a source.
Japan could offer an unapproved drug under certain circumstances to help treat the deadly Ebola virus, the country's top government spokesman said.
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