Citing compatibility issues, China's State Administration for Industry and Commerce said Microsoft is suspected of a monopoly.» Read More
Severe pollution in Beijing has made the Chinese capital "barely suitable" for living, according to an official Chinese report.
China's trust sector grew slower in the final months of 2013, suggesting that efforts to curb growth in risky shadow-bank lending may be working.
DBS Group Holdings posted a 6 percent increase in core quarterly profit, missing expectations as it took higher provisions for bad debt charges.
Air New Zealand has faced some criticism for its latest in-flight safety video, which features five swimsuit models.
Global miner Rio Tinto reported a 45 percent jump in second-half profit on Thursday, beating market forecasts.
Japan offers bigger potential returns due to a supportive central bank, Stephen Parker says.
Indonesia's central bank kept its key reference rate steady at 7.50 percent on Thursday, and after hefty tightening last year.
The Philippine economy appears to be sitting pretty, on track for solid growth, but some concerns are emerging that a bust could be on the cards.
Growth in China's stellar smartphone market has slowed for the first time in more than two years.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's tough stance against bailing out struggling industries has caused a rare public split inside his government.
Australia's job data further contracted in January, blurring the prospect of tightening by the central bank to rein in inflation.
The Singapore Airshow was billed as one of the most important aerospace exhibitions in the world. Here are some of the highlights.
China's Lenovo Group said third-quarter net income rose 29 percent from a year earlier, beating estimates as sales grew.
Concerns about high debt and an overvalued currency are sucking gold imports into China, according to a new report.
Singapore Telecommunications beat forecasts with a 6 percent rise in third-quarter net profit on strength in its regional affiliates.
China released a batch of blowout trade numbers on Wednesday, which many analysts attribute to distortions created by the Lunar New Year holidays.
China's banks, already confronting a credit crackdown and bad debt concerns, may face new headwinds as Internet players enter – and disrupt – the market.
Nguyen Van Tuon seems unconcerned that his business driving Vietnamese gamblers across the border to Cambodian casinos is under threat.
Singapore's famously efficient government faces a challenge stymieing many countries: safely guiding its toppish property market to a soft landing.
Toyota Motor on Wednesday issued a recall for all 1.9 million of the third-generation Prius cars sold worldwide, due to a programming glitch.
Get the best of CNBC in your inbox
Barry Dawes, Head of Resources at Paradigm Securities, says geopolitics are unlikely to affect oil since prices are being supported by firm underlying demand.
Mikihiko Yamato, Deputy Head of Research at Ji Asia, says monthly comparisons show that June's retail sales are on an uptrend, indicating that consumption is improving
Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist at RBS, says upcoming U.S. economic data must at least meet expectations in order for the greenback to remain firm.