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
Lang Lang says that winning competitions is seen as hugely important in China and this had proved detrimental for his early career.
Twenty seven people have been arrested following the worst case of civil unrest that Singapore has seen in over four decades, local press reported.
Indian stocks jumped on Monday amid euphoria over the opposition party's success in state elections, but experts say enthusiasm should be tempered.
Thailand's prime minister dissolved parliament, calling snap elections, but analysts say it may be too late to stop anti-government protests crippling Bangkok.
There is a very powerful growth impulse coming from China's export sector that could boost its economy over the coming quarters, say economists.
Thai Prime Minister said she would dissolve parliament and hold an election "as soon as possible" following a wave of anti-government protests.
Concerns Hong Kong's home prices face a hit from any moves by the Federal Reserve to begin tapering its asset purchases may not pan out, analysts say.
The week ahead is likely to see focus return to the outlook for China's economy, with a slew of economic data lined up for release.
China's consumer price index rose a less-than-expected 3 percent in November from a year earlier, compared with a 3.2 percent rise in October.
Japan's economy grew 0.3 percent in the third quarter from the previous one, revised down from am initial estimate of 0.5 percent, data showed.
India's Congress party was headed for a defeat in state elections, underlining the struggle it will face to cling to power in May's national election.
China's exports handily beat forecasts in November, as its leaders embark on an ambitious restructuring plan.
North Korea announced the dismissal of the once powerful uncle of leader Kim Jong Un, for what it described as a string of criminal acts.
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said central banks should avoid offering overly complicated forward guidance..
A ban on the use of cryptocurrencies cannot be ruled out, although China’s latest rulings are an acknowledges the growing use of digital currencies.
North Korea freed a retired American soldier on Saturday after detaining him for crimes it said he committed during the Korean War.
China is ready to force more than two dozen journalists from American news organizations to leave the country by the end of the year. The NYT reports.
There was a roar of approval from the ministers meeting in Bali to decide on an agreement that could add $1 trillion to the global economy.
The world's most valuable jewelry retailer Chow Tai Fook is on a quest to conquer the hearts of China's future big spenders.
The Japanese government approved an 18.6 trillion yen stimulus package aimed at dulling the impact on the economy from an impending tax hike.
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