The stockpiling of cabbage is a vestigial impulse that speaks to an era of scarcity that still haunts Chinese of a certain age. The NYT reports.» Read More
Exports in Southeast Asian nation Singapore continued to slump in June, contracting well below expectations and economists say this could weigh on economic growth in this year.
China's Premier Li Keqiang is likely to unveil measures in coming months to prevent growth in the world's second largest economy from falling too sharply.
India's central bank announced measures late on Monday to curb the rupee's decline by tightening liquidity and making it costlier for banks to access funds from the central bank.
Vietnam is finally set to get its first taste of the Big Mac after US burger chain McDonald's said it would open its first outlet early next year. The Financial Times reports.
Baidu, China's top search engine, plans to acquire app store 91 Wireless for $1.9 billion to strengthen its foothold in the country's highly competitive mobile computing sector.
While the Aussie surged after the RBA minutes lowered expectations of further rate cuts, the longer-term downtrend in the commodity currency is still in place, says an expert.
A crackdown in China aimed at curbing distorted credit growth has triggered growing demand for the use of commodities as collateral to raise cash.
Australia's government moved on Tuesday to scrap its carbon tax and bring forward an emissions trading scheme a year earlier than planned.
A mom sent to a prison labor camp for speaking out against local officials has been released by a Hunan court. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
China's growth data may have been welcomed with a sigh of relief by markets, but it is unlikely to reassure Europe's powerhouse Germany.
Asiana says it will sue a California television station that mistakenly aired fake, racially offensive names for the pilots of the flight that crashed in San Francisco.
The official economic numbers that China released Monday are dramatically over-estimating growth there, the author of "The Coming Collapse of China" tells CNBC.
China's economy will continue to slow, a number of high profile analysts said on Monday, forecasting that growth could fall to as low as 4-to-5 percent by the end of the decade.
Nissan's move to drop its brand name in the cheaper car segment is garnering mixed reaction from analysts who say the carmaker could lose buyers with the unfamiliar 'Datsun' label.
China's economic growth in the second quarter of the year may not have slowed as much as some had feared, but a large degree of uncertainty about the outlook for the world's second biggest economy remains, strategists say.
For Asian markets this week, the direction of the Chinese economy and the Federal Reserve's monetary policy are likely to remain the key focal points.
China's highly anticipated second quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data allayed some fears over a sharp growth deceleration, yet cheer was limited in Asian markets on Monday.
Doctors in India work to calm the convulsions and keep the children hydrated, but then have to watch helplessly as their young patients die. The New York Times reports.
British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline used travel agencies and consultancies to bribe officials and doctors and illegally boosted the sales prices of its drugs sold in China.
A slowdown in China's job market is a major risk factor for policymakers, and economists say this could lead them to boost growth if there are further signs of deterioration.
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.