South Korean prosecutors investigating a ferry disaster said on Sunday they would seek to extend the detention of the ship's captain.» Read More
The yen weakened to within striking distance of the 100-level against the U.S. dollar on Monday, yet breaking that key psychological barrier is proving to be hard.
Two more people have died from a new strain of avian influenza, bringing to 20 the number of deaths from the H7N9 virus.
Parag Khanna, Director at Hybrid Reality Institute weighs in on G-20's changing stance and state of China's and Japan's economy going forward.
Rescuers struggled to reach a remote corner of southwestern China on Sunday as the toll of the dead and missing from the country's worst earthquake in three years rose to 203 with almost 1,000 serious injuries.
Officials began allowing some residents to return to their homes on Saturday for their first look at the damage three days after a deadly blast at a Texas fertilizer plant.
Just two days after an earthquake in China, economists have started to weigh up the implications for the world's second largest economy.
North Korea has moved two short-range missile launchers to its east coast, apparently indicating it is pushing ahead with preparations for a test launch, a South Korean news agency reported on Sunday.
Indian police arrested a man on allegations of rape and torture of a five-year-old girl in New Delhi, a spokesman said on Saturday, after the incident triggered protests and revived memories of a brutal December assault on a woman that shook the country.
Joe Studwell, author of How Asia Works, explains why Asia is "an extraordinary laboratory of success and failures" in development strategy and says south-east Asia "got it all wrong".
J.C. Penney says two top executives, Michael Kramer, chief operating officer, and Dan Walker, chief talent officer, have left the company.
Blackrock-backed SeaWorld Entertainment has priced its initial public offering at $27 per share, raising $700 million, the company said Thursday.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.0 struck islands off northern Japan on Friday but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
Investors are watching the ongoing G20 meeting in Washington to see if Japan comes under fire for following policies that have led to a sharp devaluation of its currency. But analysts say the yen will continue to weaken, regardless.
A widening of the yuan's trading band could be imminent judging by the latest comments from China's central bank, but analysts add a caveat: change is unlikely to bring a significant strengthening of the currency.
China reported GDP growth below many analysts expectations and the markets shuttered. What's happening with this once-strong growth engine for the global economy?
Sandy Jadeja, chief market strategist ay SignalPro, believes the trend for gold prices remains on the downside and says now is not the time to buy physical gold as prices will go still lower.
Leading emerging markets investor Mark Mobius is still bullish on China, despite the country's disappointing economic growth in the first quarter.
While losses in commodity currencies have remained relatively limited amid the recent rout in physical prices and resources-related stocks, investors could be in for a "rude shock."
China's former foreign minister championed peace during an interview with CNBC in Moscow, asking CNBC what it had done to help peace talks resume in North Korea and Washington.
Asian stocks closed at session lows on Thursday with most major indices losing over 1 percent as technology and resource plays were sold off on concerns of sluggish economic growth.
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David Frigstad, Chairman of Frost & Sullivan, says Japanese firms are "aggressively" pursuing changes in their corporate culture after missing out on previous global opportunities.
Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager at Saxo Capital Markets, describes the factors impacting the rupee in Thursday trade.
Richard Gelfond, CEO of IMAX, explains why the firm is still seeing "great appetite" for its theater in the mainland.