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 city mayor who opposed to a relocation plan of a U.S. airbase on Japan's Okinawa island was re-elected, threatening friction with Washington.
Global economies struggling to kick-start their economies may be lacking one simple ingredient: demand.
The Forbes columnist who claimed Singapore is at risk of an Icelandic-style economic crash has rebuked the Monetary Authority of Singapore's response.
China's home prices continued to surge in December, though the pace of gains overall did not exceed the previous month's and rises eased in some major cities, suggesting that government tightening measures may be starting to bite.
Japanese shares have gotten off to a rocky start this year, but the market's bulls remain undeterred, expecting solid gains.
The shine is coming off southeast Asia – the golden child of banking after the global financial crisis – as valuations tumble and competition for funding heats up across the region. The FT reports.
Twenty-eight people were injured, seven of them seriously, in an explosion on Sunday at a camp of anti-government protesters in the center of the Thai capital, medical officials said.
Singapore's non-oil exports rebounded in December, smashing consensus expectations. Economists told CNBC this jump could help propel recovery.
China's public servants are in no mood to be festive this lunar new year. They dare not take bribes, but that is just the half of it. The FT reports.
Thailand's main opposition party wants to differentiate itself from street protestors' demands, with its leader saying he isn't seeking to suspend democracy.
A building modeled after the Sandcrawler in the Star Wars movies has been unveiled in Singapore to house the regional headquarters of Lucasfilm.
China's economy put in its weakest performance in 14 years in 2013, highly anticipated economic growth data on Monday is expected to show.
As Thailand's anti-government protests sputter, it seems likely the only major effects will be hamstrung economic growth and a sharp political divide.
India's Rahul Gandhi is set to lead the ruling Congress party's campaign in a general election it has only a slim chance of winning.
Beijing's anti-corruption drive is quelling the culture of gift-giving in the mainland, with the country's rich spending far less on gifts.
China Mobile finally starts selling iPhones on its massive network, with focus on how big a slice Apple can carve out in the booming Chinese market.
Luxury goods group Richemont is joining other global retailers in entering India since New Delhi relaxed investment rules.
Rising costs of living in Singapore, one of the world's richest countries, is a major concern for the young population, a new survey shows.
China's manufacturing heartlands have closed earlier than usual for the country's biggest annual holiday due to weak orders and rising costs.
Singapore's home prices could fall more than expected this year and unwinding cooling measures may not staunch any damage, Nomura said.
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