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Chinese travelers frustrated by chronic delays seem to be on the verge of rebellion: attacking flight attendants, ignoring security protocols and engaging in screaming matches with airline staff.
Japan remains committed to transforming its economy, which has suffered from years of deflation and weak growth, Toshimutsu Motegi, the country's minister of the economy, trade and industry told CNBC.
Businesses confidence in Singapore rose in the first half of the year on the back of improving access to capital and a brighter economic outlook, a survey published by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) on Thursday showed.
The battered Aussie hit a three-year low of $0.90 on Thursday, and there seems no end to its vicious slump, with some analysts pointing to a 20 percent decline in the coming years.
Chinese and Korean investors are snapping up commercial real estate in major European countries, helping drive investment in the region, according to Jones Lang LaSalle.
A decision by Southeast Asia's biggest bank to quit a year-long pursuit of Indonesia's Bank Danamon could deter other foreign banks from the banking sector.
The positive surprise in China's official PMI is a result of improving business sentiment on the back of Beijing's recent stimulus announcement, analysts told CNBC.
Beijing's nation-wide audit of China's local government loans has fueled fears over the severity of the state's colossal debt pile, but BAML says the concerns are overblown.
China's manufacturing sector managed to stay in expansionary phase in July, according to official government data on Thursday, defying forecasts of a contraction.
A deadly persistent heat wave sweeping southern China has led authorities to issue the first-ever, second-highest heat alert across the country, according to local media reports.
As China's first-generation entrepreneurs hit retirement age, more than 3 million private businesses will have to deal with succession issues in the next 3-8 years.
NEC said that it would quit making smartphones, acknowledging that it had lost sight of the development of mobile technology. The New York Times reports.
Tokyo is one of three cities in the running to host the 2020 Olympic Games and there are a number of Japanese stocks that could do well if Tokyo wins the bid.
Stellar gains in Australia's benchmark stock index have taken traders by surprise this month and analysts say the market finally appears to be reacting to a weak Australian dollar.
The tables appear to have "flipped" for BRIC nations, analysts say, with one market watcher predicting a recession for the economies once famous for their fast growth.
The Communist Party has accused qigong exponent Wang Lin, who has fled to Hong Kong, of using superstition to draw in gullible citizens and officials. The New York Times reports.
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC is the "biggest victim" of the intensifying battle in the premium handset space, and there could be little scope for it to stage a turnaround.
Macau tycoon David Chow aims to return to the spotlight of the world's largest gambling hub with a new casino resort boasting an opera house and dinosaur museum.
As the breakneck growth in the global smartphone market eases, Japanese companies that make the robots that build the phones are looking to automakers to take up the slack.
Two and a half years after the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, the operator of Japan's wrecked Fukushima plant faces a daunting array of unknowns.
Jeremy Stretch, Head of FX Strategy at CIBC says investors should look beyond tapering and also pay attention to underlying growth dynamics.
Hao Hong, MD of Research & Chief Strategist at Bank of Communications International, says the real test of Chinese reform is whether the government can sit tight if growth falls below 7% in 2014.
Jay Srivatsa, Managing Director of Chardan Capital Markets, thinks the tech rally still has legs but says bigger returns will come from smaller cap names.