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Japan expects to spend a record $257 billion to service its debt during the next fiscal year, underscoring the huge burden created by the government's borrowings.
Billabong has posted annual results showing that its core brand is now worthless as losses more than trebled, closing off a horrible year for the Australian surfwear group. The FT reports.
A survey of professionals in Singapore's financial services industry shows that more than three quarters work over and above their contracted hours.
Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda is too "in love" with his own policies, according to one analyst who says the confidence could have some negative repercussions.
Mercedes-Benz will launch about 20 new or upgraded models in China, part of a broader effort aimed at reversing the brand's struggles in the world's biggest auto market.
The Chinese government says its debt problem is under control, but the people of Pianpo village have cause to disagree.
Japan's government opened on Monday a week-long hearing that may help determine Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's decision on how to proceed with a planned increase in sales tax.
India's economic growth likely languished at a decade-low of around 4.6 percent in the April-June quarter, with the deepening slowdown sparing few sectors in Asia's number three economy.
With its currency in meltdown and growth at the lowest in the past decade, India's government on Monday passed a $19.8 billion-a-year food subsidy bill.
Equities in south east Asia are over-valued despite the ongoing emerging market rout and investors should get out while they still can, a senior portfolio manager from Macquarie told CNBC on Monday.
The current market rout in emerging Asia isn't another late 1990's-style financial crisis, but analysts have concerns that the region may not be able to "catch-up" with the developed world.
Even as India continues to suffer from a crisis of confidence among investors, policymakers haven't fared as badly as many industry watchers have suggested.
Thailand may have been 'ground zero' during the Asian financial crisis in the late 1990s, but the country isn't seen at risk this time around.
South Korea is ready to tackle the potential fallout from a winding down of U.S. monetary stimulus and would embrace tightening measures if necessary, the nation's deputy prime minister told CNBC.
Tanks were bolted together as makeshift repository for the cascade of water being pumped through the reactors of Fukushima, but at least one of the tanks has already failed.
Chinese prosecutors demanded a heavy sentence for Bo, saying his "whimsical" challenge to bribery and abuse of power charges flew in the face of the evidence.
The beleaguered rupee, which has pared back losses after breaching the 65 mark against the U.S. dollar last week, will head back to 60 in the coming months.
China has detained a well-known Chinese-American microblogger and angel investor as Beijing rolls out a new campaign to "purify" the country's social media, writes Kathrin Hille.
Aspiring PM Clive Palmer, has lashed out at Kevin Rudd and Tony Abbott, claiming neither of them understand the concept of business or how to get the country’s economy back on track.
Economic growth data from India and the Philippines, as well as trade data from Thailand, are to be in focus this week as investors assess outlook for Asia's emerging markets.
Following the impressive run in European stocks over the past 20 months, Willem Nabarro, Head of European Equities for Asia at Exane-BNP Paribas, says now may be the time for profit-taking.
A fall in short-term interest rates has fueled talk that China's central bank may be easing monetary policy. Stephen Sheung, Head of Investment Strategy at SHK Private, explains why he doesn't think so.
Naomi Fink, CEO at Europacifica Consulting, explains the delicate balance which the Bank of Japan needs to strike for its currency to continue boosting exports while countering a record current account deficit.