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
Economist Joseph Stiglitz says global economies can learn from Singapore's model of social equity. The New York Times reports.
Four fuel storage pools at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant have been without fresh cooling water for more than 15 hours due to a power outage.
This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on March 19, Tuesday.
The Reserve Bank of India lowered its key policy rate for the second time this year on Tuesday, but will the central bank's latest move succeed in helping revive growth in Asia's third largest economy?
PK Basu, MD & Head of Asia Research & Economics at Maybank Kim Eng thinks India's current account will improve in the current quarter and there is room for further rate cuts. Richard Martin, Managing Director at IMA Asia joins in the conversation as the RBI decision breaks.
Richard Martin, Managing Director at IMA Asia makes a case for investing in Southeast Asian markets.
CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar caught up with Paul Walsh, CEO of Diageo, and asked about how European sales are affecting the world's biggest distiller.
Michael Raska, of Nanyang Technological University evaluates what Singapore's plan to buy F-35 Fighter Jets means for the local economy.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports euro zone concerns have resurfaced on news of a proposal that would tax depositors.
Economists at Nomura sounded a warning that China is exhibiting the same symptoms that triggered the 2008 financial crisis.
Global markets traded lower and the euro hit a three-month low against the dollar as the decision by the euro zone to force bank depositors in Cyprus to contribute towards a bailout provided a stark reality check for investors.
This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on March 18, Monday.
Du Jinsong, Head of Asia Property Research at Credit Suisse says expect more measures to tame China's home prices but wonders whether they will actually be effective.
Do you think the deposit levy should be scrapped?
Police have arrested six men accused of the gang-rape of a Swiss tourist who was camping with her husband in a forest in Madhya Pradesh. All the accused will go before a magistrate on Monday.
China has bypassed Britain as the world's fifth largest arms exporter, a Swedish think-tank said Monday.
Singapore's exports plunged far more than expected in February from a year earlier, hurt by a sharp drop in shipments of pharmaceuticals and oil rigs in the Lunar New Year holiday lull.
Would you agree to a 9.9% levy on your money for a sovereign bailout?
Scott Darling, Head of Oil & Gas Sector Research at Barclays gives his top picks in China's oil & gas sector and warns that the nation's shale gas revolution might be running late by almost a decade.
Prime Minister Shinzo said Japan will join talks on a Pacific trade pact that would open up protected industries.
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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.