Indonesia drew a line in the sand when it banned further domestic helpers from working in 21 Middle Eastern countries, but the impact may prove elusive.» Read More
ASEAN states aim to form a shared market next year, but experts say corporate confidence in the bloc remains shaky.
According to two environment ministry officials, permission has been granted for the construction of a 3,000 megawatt Dibang plant.
A government campaign in China is hitting the profit margins of auto dealers, prompting them to supplement income through the online trading.
Living the high life may be cheaper in Singapore than Hong Kong judging by luxury property prices in the Asian financial hubs.
Alibaba's U.S. trading debut sparked a sense of optimism among Asia's e-commerce firms, who believe that the Chinese giant's success bodes well for them.
Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests face criticism for disrupting the city, but they might offer one clear social benefit: crime may not be paying off.
The U.S.'s ability to reach "escape velocity" is extremely important to the global economy, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan told CNBC.
The area is expected to hold billions of barrels of oil and trillions of cubic feet of gas, but energy firms are tentative about the region.
The U.S. dollar's bull run has been a headwind for Asian currencies in recent months, but one outlier is swimming against the tide: the Chinese yuan.
Panasonic and other Japanese manufacturers are hoping to turn their knack for robotics into commercial reality. The Financial Times reports.
Macau casino stocks have lost almost a third of their value this year, sparking speculation over whether a bottom is near.
The change in how Australia's government calculated unemployment figures in the last three months is surprising and confusing, but doesn't change soft labor market conditions, analysts say.
Japan's core machinery orders, a leading indicator of capital spending, rose for the third straight month in August.
Leaders among students and the "Occupy" movement say they are doubtful of an outcome that will pacify radical and moderate demonstrators.
A government move to reduce crucial fuel price subsidies could hit Southeast Asia's largest economy hard, analysts warn.
With a $14.5 million price tag, the "World's most sought after" emerald jewelry aims to capture shifting demand for high-end jewelry in Asia.
Australia is making changes to employment figures for the past three months that would show far fewer jobs created in August than first reported.
Growth in China's retail sales during the long "Golden Week" holiday slowed to 12.1 percent from a 13.6 percent rise in the same period last year.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched an ambitious plan to streamline a bloated and inefficient welfare system by paying for everything.
Almost a year after Japan pledged to double hazard pay, workers are still in the dark about how much extra they are getting paid.
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Graham Kerr, CEO of South32, outlines the strategy for the new entity, which consists of "normal but high quality mining assets."
Steep declines for the past two days indicate that Chinese stocks are returning back to "more appropriate valuations", says Bruno Del Ama, CEO of Global X Funds.
Adam Posen, president of the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE), outlines how an election victory by the Conservative Party could hurt investor prospects in the U.K.