China's consumer price index rose a less-than-expected 3 percent in November from a year earlier, compared with a 3.2 percent rise in October.» Read More
Last week in Jinan, China, more than 1,300 women wearing exquisite make-up and elegant dresses were asked to iron, cook, and tie a necktie. The GlobalPost reports.
The threat of less central bank stimulus and higher interest rates crushed emerging markets more than most recently. And some investors see deals.
The consequences of China's credit binge may just be getting started - with much more pain to come.
Singapore's central bank on Friday introduced rules to ensure that a property buyer's monthly payments do not exceed 60 percent of his income, a move aimed at cooling the housing market.
China's chief banking regulator said on Saturday that liquidity in China's banking system is sufficient and pledged to control risks from local government debt, real estate and shadow banking.
Developers of the PlayStation 3 title "The Last of Us" are scrambling to patch the title upon learning that phone numbers that appear in the game connect people to actual sex hotlines.
Chip Starnes, the CEO held hostage by his workers in China, said he'd advise new investors not to do business there.
HSBC downgraded its global growth forecast on Friday, citing risks to emerging markets.
Emerging market currencies have slumped since the Fed indicated that it could taper QE later this year, but there is one currency that has stood up.
It's been a brutal quarter for Asian equity markets that have seen a sharp withdrawal of funds over April-June on concerns over a tapering of the Fed's bond buying program.
If there have been doubts about the effectiveness of Japan's radical economic policies, Friday's flurry of data should help put some of the disquiet to rest, analysts told CNBC.
American businessman Chip Starnes arrived in New Jersey, on Thursday evening, ending seven days of captivity in a Chinese factory. CNBC met him at the airport for an exclusive interview.
Chinese wind turbine maker Sinovel Wind Group Co and two of its employees were charged with stealing trade secrets from U.S.-based AMSC.
Norway's Telenor and Qatar's Ooredoo won licences on Thursday to enter the Myanmar market, bringing foreign companies across one of the world's last telecoms frontiers.
China's factory activity is likely to have slowed further in June, official PMI due Monday will show, with one analyst expecting the index to fall into contractionary territory for the first time in nine months.
Emerging market growth has slowed to its weakest pace since the financial crisis, research firm Capital Economics said on Thursday.
The American businessman who said he was being held hostage by his factory employees in China over a pay dispute has been released.
India's current account deficit narrowed sharply in Q1, but the rapidly-falling rupee could threaten the balance going ahead, analysts said.
China's industrial profits unexpectedly jumped 15.5 percent in May from the same month last year, beating forecasts and helping to support share markets in China.
Chinese money market rates extended their moderation into a fifth day on Thursday after the central bank did not drain any cash from the market, and stocks recovered some of their big losses from earlier in the week as investor sentiment steadied.
Singapore experienced its first major outburst of public violence in four decades following a fatal traffic incident involving a foreign worker.
Parag Khanna, Senior Fellow at the non-profit, non-partisan think tank New America Foundation, says the improvements in trade facilitation will add up to 1 to 2 trillion to the global economy
The Asia Squawk Box team discuss what's on the agenda for the 12 members of the Trans Pacific Partnership.