South Korean prosecutors investigating a ferry disaster said on Sunday they would seek to extend the detention of the ship's captain.» Read More
Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, Germany, said progress in lowering the odds of death at all ages has been so rapid since 1900 that life expectancy has risen faster than it did in the previous 200 millennia since modern man began to evolve from hominid species. The Financial Time reports.
An inconclusive election result in Italy that raises the specter of policy deadlock in the euro zone's third largest economy, appears to have stopped a stellar euro rally and could mark a turnaround in the currency's recent good fortunes, analysts said.
Rob Aspin, Head of Equity Investment Strategy, Standard Chartered Bank Wealth Management discusses the implications of Singapore's budget on its economy.
John Borghetti, CEO of Virgin Australia tells CNBC how the airline's yield performance outperformed competitors despite a high amount of capacity flooding the domestic market.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports global markets are keeping an eye on Italian election results, as Moody's downgrades UK's credit rating from AAA to AA1.
The latest measure of growth in China's vast manufacturing sector may have showed a pullback from two-year highs in February, but don't read too much into the data, economists told CNBC, who maintain that the workshop of the world is still expanding and will keeping growing.
Colin Chapman, Vice President, Asia Pacific at STRATFOR says South Korea's new first female president has a lot of challenges ahead of her and needs to outline clear economic policies.
Reports that Japan's government will likely nominate Haruhiko Kurodo, an advocate of aggressive monetary easing, as the next Bank of Japan (BOJ) chief, do not come as a surprise.
South Korea's new president Park Geun-hye urged North Korea to abandon its nuclear ambitions, and to stop wasting its scarce resources on arms development, less than two weeks after the country carried out its third nuclear test.
The chairman of Japan Airlines (JAL), which has had to ground its entire fleet of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft after a battery fire, had reservations from the start on relying on one vendor.
Iron ore prices may extend gains from 16-month highs this week as forecasts predict a "severe" tropical cyclone crossing Australia's northwestern coast on later this week, possibly halting exports of the steel-making ingredient to Asian consumers.
Growth in China's giant manufacturing sector in February pulled back from two-year highs despite racking up a fourth consecutive month of expansion, a private survey showed on Monday, as foreign demand remained unsteady.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including weak PMI figures out of Europe.
British Prime Minister David Cameron says a giant diamond his country forced India to hand over in the colonial era that was set in a royal crown will not be returned.
Speculation that the Chinese government will implement further measures to cool the country's bubbly property market has sent stocks of major Chinese developers tumbling in recent weeks. But analysts tell CNBC this provides investors an opportunity to hunt for bargains.
38 days after the Federal Aviation Administration grounded the Boeing 787, executives from the airplane maker are laying out their plan to get the Dreamliner back in the air.
Peter Elston, Head of Asia Pacific Strategy & Asset Allocation at Aberdeen Asset Management thinks bad debt will rise in China given all the recent lending.
James Sullivan, Head of ASEAN / Singapore Research at JP Morgan tells us why Singapore's cap on immigration will effectively hobble the nation's economy.
China's central bank moved earlier this week to drain liquidity from the market for the first time in eight months, leading to speculation over whether the world's second largest economy has embarked on a tightening cycle.
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David Frigstad, Chairman of Frost & Sullivan, says Japanese firms are "aggressively" pursuing changes in their corporate culture after missing out on previous global opportunities.
Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager at Saxo Capital Markets, describes the factors impacting the rupee in Thursday trade.
Richard Gelfond, CEO of IMAX, explains why the firm is still seeing "great appetite" for its theater in the mainland.