Japan's already less-than-sterling credit rating took a hit from Fitch's downgrade, but its bonds and currency are set to stay impervious to the blow.» Read More
Travelers journeying to Tokyo this September might be a little shocked to find out what is on offer.
Consumers in China will not be able to buy the new iPhone 6 as part of the first wave of buyers around the world this month.
China's consumer inflation eased in August while wholesale deflation intensified, clouding the outlook for an economy struggling to stage a convincing recovery.
The Australian economy added a 121,000 jobs in August, much higher than expectations of 12,000 jobs in a Reuters poll.
The Bank of Japan drove a short-term interest rate below zero, a dramatic step in its already unprecedented effort to stoke inflation.
Li Ka-shing, aims to buy his way into the aircraft leasing business as his investment firm holds talks with lessors on building a portfolio of planes.
China's structural reforms are improving the quality of growth, Premier Li Keqiang told the opening plenary of the World Economic Forum in Tianjin.
China and Japan are heading towards military conflict, according to a majority of Chinese surveyed on ties between the Asian powers.
U.S. home-leasing website Airbnb is gearing up for expansion in Asia and the one market that it sees huge potential is China.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces a tough decision on whether to hike the consumption tax to 10 percent next year given the nation's nascent economic recovery, the governor of Tokyo told CNBC on Wednesday.
Apple's new mobile payment system is to set to take the U.S. e-commerce sector by storm but its launch in Asia remains far off, analysts said.
Apple's share in China's smartphone market is waning, but a trend towards large-screen phones could give the tech giant a boost, according to IDC.
Australian consumer sentiment suffered a sharp reversal in September as households became concerned about the outlook for the economy and employment.
Japan's core machinery orders, a leading indicator of capital spending, rose for the second straight month in July but fell short of expectations.
Japan is set to give the go-ahead to restart its idled nuclear industry just as it moves to definitively close some of its oldest reactors.
China is about to realize a dream of Communist leader Mao Zedong to redirect China's river flows to benefit Beijing and the dry north.
The U.S. dollar has trumped most major currencies, not least the Japanese yen, whose recent slide is raising policymakers' eyebrows.
Lack of water availability could curtail shale gas development in the world's largest energy producer, according to a report.
Malaysian Airline System Flight MH17 crashed over eastern Ukraine after it was hit by "high-energy objects", an official report found.
Investors would be mistaken to assume that the implications of the upcoming Scottish referendum are limited to the U.K., analysts told CNBC.
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ohn Lee, adjunct associate professor, School of Social and Political Sciences at University of Sydney, explains why the Asian region, excluding China, will likely welcome Japan's proactive foreign policy.