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
Indonesia is scrambling to pass last-minute regulations to limit the impact of a ban that could halt billions of dollars worth of mineral ore exports.
Telstra Corp. is in talks with a U.S. private equity firm over the sale of its directories business for as much as $2.7 billion, media reported.
Weakness in Asian currencies this year amid an unwinding of U.S. monetary stimulus is likely to be broad, strategists say.
China's annual trade topped the $4 trillion mark for the first time in 2013, surpassing the U.S. as the world's largest trader.
With cracks emerging in Singapore's housing market, questions are arising as to when the government will roll back its tightening policies.
A diplomatic spat between the U.S. and India, is certainty something to watch but not fret about for now, analysts say.
All the fears about Chinese banks may very well come to pass, but that's no reason not to buy their stocks, JPMorgan said.
Game consoles sold in China are mostly modified to allow pirated games, causing console makers to lose out on royalties from software sales.
With protesters vowing to "shut down" Bangkok on January 13 in their bid to topple Prime Minister Yingluck, "Teflon Thailand" seems more like a taunt.
An Indian diplomat whose arrest and strip-search caused a major rift in U.S.-Indian ties was effectively expelled from the United States on Thursday.
U.S. energy secretary Ernest Moniz will not travel to India next week, the most serious repercussion yet in the arrest of Indian diplomat. FT reports.
Regulators eager to resolve China's local government debt are setting standards for an emerging class of asset management companies. Caixin reports.
Singapore Airlines' new Indian joint venture with Tata Sons has chosen Airbus A320 aircraft over Boeing's 737 to launch its operations in the country.
Five people died in an explosion at a Mitsubishi Materials Corp chemicals plant in Japan.
Chinese tycoon Chen Guangbiao is interested in buying The Wall Street Journal, according to media reports.
China's consumer inflation slowed to 2.5 percent in December from a year ago, slowing from 3 percent in November and in line with expectations.
The monetary policy committee of the South Korean central bank held its policy interest rate steady in a unanimous vote on Thursday.
China has offered to invest in Britain's railways by financing and building links to a new Birmingham station on the HS2 network. The FT reports.
India has a reputation as being unfriendly to foreign businesses, but for fast food, international chains are warmly welcomed. NYT reports.
The U.S. has gone through it, so have Europe and Japan. Now it is Asia's turn to endure a period of austerity, one economist tells CNBC.
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Deborah Elm, Executive Director at Asian Trade Centre, describes what's next on the global trade agenda after New Delhi refused to sign off on a trade-facilitation deal.
Erwin Sanft, Head of China & HK Equity Research at Standard Chartered, says credit supply data is crucial for Chinese equity markets. He expects a pick-up in money supply going forward.
Jesper Bargmann, Head of Trading Markets, Singapore at Nordea, says the participation rate in Friday's nonfarm payrolls report will be key.