An explosion caused by a gas leak killed 24 people and injured 271 in Taiwan's second city, sending flames shooting 15 stories into the air, setting entire blocks ablaze and reducing small shops to rubble.» Read More
A growing wave of newly affluent Chinese tourists are taking advantage of more direct flights to the shopping capitals of Europe. The NYT reports.
Toyota reports quarterly profits on Tuesday that are likely to be nearly five times what it booked a year ago.
Thai protesters who have been camped out in north Bangkok marched downtown as they consolidated efforts to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
The contraction in China's PMI has been blamed on the Chinese New Year, but some analysts argue that the dip is still reflective of slowing growth.
India's struggling telecoms industry is today due to kick off its latest round of spectrum auctions. The FT reports.
For global automakers, the dusty backroads of rural India could be the new El Dorado.
Indonesia posted a trade surplus of $1.52 billion in December, putting the trade balance in the black and relieving pressure on the ailing rupiah.
Mizuho Financial Group is raising its dividend payout as profits surge and other banks might follow suit, but these benefits may be short-lived.
Thai anti-government protesters planned to forge ahead on Monday with efforts to topple Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Political strife in Thailand, economic data out of Indonesia and a central bank meeting in Australia should take the spotlight in Asia this week.
China does not feel threatened by countries in Southeast Asia and is optimistic about the situation in the South China Sea, the Foreign Ministry said.
The Indian state of Rajasthan has barred foreign direct investment in supermarkets, an ominous sign for global retailers.
Thailand went to the polls under heavy security on Sunday in an election that could push the divided country deeper into political turmoil.
The IMF has responded to the volatility in emerging markets by stressing the need for coherent policies and urgent action.
Growth in China's factory sector slowed in January, a government survey showed, reinforcing the view the economy started the year on a softer note.
In China, cultural traditions are under threat as village life, the bedrock of Chinese culture, disappears amid rapid urbanization, the NY Times reports.
A "hard landing" for China, the world's second-largest economy would have global repercussions. What are the risks and who's most vulnerable?
Protesters in Thailand gathered in Bangkok's busy tourist area of Chinatown for the third and final day of marches before Sunday's general election.
Toyota has told U.S. safety officials that seat material in several vehicles has failed to meet fire retardation standards and could face recall.
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Deborah Elm, Executive Director at Asian Trade Centre, describes what's next on the global trade agenda after New Delhi refused to sign off on a trade-facilitation deal.
Erwin Sanft, Head of China & HK Equity Research at Standard Chartered, says credit supply data is crucial for Chinese equity markets. He expects a pick-up in money supply going forward.
Jesper Bargmann, Head of Trading Markets, Singapore at Nordea, says the participation rate in Friday's nonfarm payrolls report will be key.