The South Korean coast guard said on Wednesday more than 300 people were unaccounted for missing from a ferry sinking off the southwest coast.» Read More
North Korea on Tuesday warned foreigners to evacuate South Korea to avoid being dragged into a "merciless, sacred, retaliatory war."
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks rallied, helped by central bank money printing.
Jasper Kim, founder and CEO of Asia-Pacific Global Research Group, discusses the situation in the Korean peninsula and says that a "small miscalculation" could start the conflict.
This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on April 9, Tuesday.
A suspected new leak was found on Tuesday in Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) underground water storage pool at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
Easing inflation in China, which slowed at a faster-than-expected rate in March, is raising doubts over the health of the recovery in the world's second largest economy.
A red bowl with a lotus pattern broke the world record for Chinese Kangxi ceramics on Monday, fetching over $9 million after a bidding war won by a Hong Kong ceramics dealer.
New Hope Group, China's largest producer of animal feed, said its business has been hit by the bird flu outbreak as poultry consumption has declined in the country.
North Korean laborers did not show up for work on Tuesday at a factory complex operated with South Korea, effectively shutting down the zone for the first time since it began shipments in 2004.
Two retired senior Chinese officials are engaged in a battle with one another to sway Beijing's new leadership over the future of the one-child policy, exposing divisions that have impeded progress in a crucial area of reform.
Growth in developing Asia is seen gaining momentum this year, but authorities need to ward off risks of inflation and asset bubbles arising from strong capital inflows, the Asian Development Bank said Tuesday.
Shares in Australia's Sundance Resources plunged 53 percent to a four-year low after the Africa-focused miner terminated a $1.4 billion takeover by private Chinese firm Hanlong Group.
Unprecedented Chinese criticism of North Korea is unlikely to mean tough new action against Pyongyang because if China pushes too hard the result would be disastrous for Beijing.
This is the Treasury Secretary's second international trip, reports CNBC's Kelly Evans, as European shares rebound and investors look ahead to a week of high profile meetings between European leaders and officials.
A strain of bird flu that has been found in humans for the first time in eastern China is not a cause for panic, the World Health Organization said on Monday, even as the number of people infected rose to 21, with six deaths.
South Korea's Defense Ministry denied suggestions that a nuclear arms test was imminent in North Korea, saying reported movements around the reclusive country's atomic site were routine, contradicting earlier comments.
The safe-haven status of the Japanese yen is being called into question after it hit fresh multi-year lows on Monday.
Bollywood is branching out from its traditional song-and-dance dramas and slapstick comedies with its first zombie films which filmmakers hope will entice younger crowds back to Indian films from Hollywood's living dead.
This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on April 8, Monday.
Fears over a bird flu outbreak in China sent markets tumbling to multi-month lows on Monday, casting doubt over whether 2013 could still be the breakout year for Chinese equities.
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Bill Maldonado, CIO, Asia Pacific at HSBC Asset Management, discusses expectations for China's first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP).
John Sculley, former Apple CEO and Managing Partner at Inflexionpoint, expects Alibaba to push on with its buying spree after listing in the U.S.
Jeremy Stretch, Head of FX Strategy at CIBC, says mixed economic data from China could weigh on the Australian dollar.