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Japan's economy expanded much faster than initially expected in the second quarter, heightening the case for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to proceed with a planned sales tax hike next year.
China's annual consumer inflation rate rose 2.6 percent in August, official data showed on Monday, in line with market expectations and little changed from the previous month's 2.7 percent rise.
British manufacturer McLaren opens its showroom doors in China as it races to catch up with rivals in the world's second-largest luxury car market.
India's corporate titans warns the government to fix the problems, or they will expand their business abroad and deprive the economy of investment.
Tokyo will host the summer Olympic games in 2020.
China's exports rose more than expected in August, adding to evidence that the world's second-largest economy may have avoided a sharp slowdown.
Australia's conservative leader Tony Abbott swept into office in a landslide election on Saturday, as voters punished the outgoing Labor government.
Basketball star Dennis Rodman returned on Saturday from his second visit to North Korea this year where he again met the country's leader Kim Jong-un.
Authorities are investigating British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline for violations of US anti-bribery laws in China after Chinese government officials accused the company of bribing doctors.
The U.S. Committee on Foreign Investment has cleared the way for Shuanghui's proposed $4.7 billion acquisition of Smithfield Foods.
EPA-certified, the new 2014 hybrid gets about 10 percent better fuel economy around town than the original Toyota Prius.
Despite the selloff, South Asia's markets have further to fall, Goldman Sachs said, cutting its targets for the region.
Talk that the BOJ could ramp up its aggressive monetary easing program should the government press ahead with a controversial rise in the country's sales tax is gaining ground.
While the world will be focused on the G20 Summit this weekend, there is one event that will top all others for Japan: the vote on who will host the 2020 Olympics.
Madrid, Istanbul and Tokyo parade before the Games' organizing body in a "least ugly" contest as they attempt to conceal their blemishes and win the right to host the 2020 Olympics.
For the first time ever, the Chinese yuan is one of the world's ten most frequently traded currencies, according to a Bank of International Settlements (BIS) survey.
Improvements in China's economy likely led to double-digit import growth and a steady pickup in exports in August, data due out Sunday is expected to show.
The Australian central bank's attempts to talk down its currency have backfired as markets have pushed up both borrowing costs and the dollar on a view its easing cycle may be over.
McDonald's Singapore hasn't served up any leaping lizards, with lab tests ending the reptile ruckus that erupted after a customer claimed her Sausage McMuffin contained a baby lizard.
Analysts are announcing ever-more-dire pronouncements on the country's prospects. And yet some foreign investors are not only ignoring the warnings, they are buying more shares.
Rajiv Biswas, Senior Director and Asia-Pacific Chief Economist of IHS Global Insight, says a political resolution, rather than an interest rate cut by the Bank of Thailand, would be the real solution to Thailand's economic woes.
With a global recovery on the way, Daphne Roth, Asia Equity Strategist at ABN AMRO Private Banking, says Japan, a late cyclical player, will be able to leverage it, while a weaker yen will provide a further boost.
Analysts continue to question whether bitcoin will be recognized as a currency or remain a payment mechanism. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.