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  • China's Bird Flu Outbreak Not Cause for Panic: WHO Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 4:57 AM ET

    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.

  • Seoul Denies North Korea Nuclear Test Coming Soon Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 4:48 AM ET

    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.

  • Yen's Safe-Haven Status Called Into Question Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 4:16 AM ET

    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.

  • CCTV Script 08/04/13 Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 3:04 AM ET

    This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on April 8, Monday.

  • Bird Flu Fears: New Headwind for China Stocks? Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 2:28 AM ET

    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.

  • Uh-Oh, China Could Ruffle Vietnam by Doing This Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 12:33 AM ET

    China will this month start allowing tourists to visit the Paracel Islands, one of a group of disputed islets and reefs in the South China Sea, a move likely to irk rival claimant Vietnam. The Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Global Economy Is Back on the Slippery Slope Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 12:13 AM ET

    Three months in, and already there is a nagging sense that 2013, like last year and the one before, will produce another disappointing vintage for the world economy.

  • Japan's Largest Lender Adds to US Assets Arsenal Sunday, 7 Apr 2013 | 11:40 PM ET

    Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Japan's largest lender by assets, is in advanced talks to buy U.S. commercial property loans from Deutsche Bank worth about $3.7 billion.

  • Will Asian Currencies Forever Disappoint? Sunday, 7 Apr 2013 | 11:14 PM ET

    Most Asian currencies have found it impossible to carve out any sort of trend, regardless of a country's underlying fundamentals. A forex manager looks at the result.

  • No Reason to Fight the BOJ: Pro     Sunday, 7 Apr 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank says the time is ripe to get back into Japanese equities as the central bank pulls out all stops to get the economy moving.

  • Did China Just Tell North Korea to Knock It Off? Sunday, 7 Apr 2013 | 11:53 AM ET

    Chinese leaders didn't directly name North Korea but everyone knew who they meant when the warned against "troublemaking on China's doorstep."

  • North Korean officials.

    North Korea has asked embassies in Pyongyang that might wish to get staff out if there is a war to submit plans to it by April 10, Britain said on Friday.

  • Future Business of Oil     Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 6:45 AM ET

    Crude oil prices are down for third day, as traders assess the latest round of economic reports. Marvin Odum, Shell Oil Company, weighs in.

  • Global Markets Update     Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 6:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe.

  • North Korea to Become the Next Iran: Citi Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 4:05 AM ET

    Tensions in North Korea have overtaken Iran as the major geopolitical risk of the year, according to a report from Citi Research, a division of Citigroup Global Markets.

  • Three automobile engineers in India have created lingerie that shocks assailants. The GlobalPost reports.

  • Haruhiko Kuroda

    Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda played down concerns his burst of monetary stimulus would create asset-price bubbles even as it delivered an immediate pay-off in global markets, with government bond yields at a record low, the yen hitting a 3-1/2 year trough and stocks surging to multi-year highs.

  • China Rolls Up Sleeves in Fight Against Bird Flu Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 12:32 AM ET

    China said it was mobilizing resources nationwide to combat a new strain of bird flu that has killed six people, as Japan, Hong Kong and the United States stepped up vigilance.

  • Chinese tourists have overtaken Germans as the world's biggest-spending travelers after a decade of robust growth in the number of Chinese holidaying abroad, reports the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

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