Core consumer prices in Tokyo rose to a 22-year high in April, fresh evidence that the Bank of Japan is making progress in its war against deflation.» Read More
Hong Kong's newest dating site is one that promotes and facilitates adultery. It may sound like an outrageous, community inflaming concept, but it's been going strong for over a decade and offers service in 30 countries.
Japan expects to spend a record $257 billion to service its debt during the next fiscal year, underscoring the huge burden created by the government's borrowings.
Billabong has posted annual results showing that its core brand is now worthless as losses more than trebled, closing off a horrible year for the Australian surfwear group. The FT reports.
A survey of professionals in Singapore's financial services industry shows that more than three quarters work over and above their contracted hours.
Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda is too "in love" with his own policies, according to one analyst who says the confidence could have some negative repercussions.
Mercedes-Benz will launch about 20 new or upgraded models in China, part of a broader effort aimed at reversing the brand's struggles in the world's biggest auto market.
The Chinese government says its debt problem is under control, but the people of Pianpo village have cause to disagree.
Japan's government opened on Monday a week-long hearing that may help determine Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's decision on how to proceed with a planned increase in sales tax.
India's economic growth likely languished at a decade-low of around 4.6 percent in the April-June quarter, with the deepening slowdown sparing few sectors in Asia's number three economy.
With its currency in meltdown and growth at the lowest in the past decade, India's government on Monday passed a $19.8 billion-a-year food subsidy bill.
Equities in south east Asia are over-valued despite the ongoing emerging market rout and investors should get out while they still can, a senior portfolio manager from Macquarie told CNBC on Monday.
The current market rout in emerging Asia isn't another late 1990's-style financial crisis, but analysts have concerns that the region may not be able to "catch-up" with the developed world.
Even as India continues to suffer from a crisis of confidence among investors, policymakers haven't fared as badly as many industry watchers have suggested.
Thailand may have been 'ground zero' during the Asian financial crisis in the late 1990s, but the country isn't seen at risk this time around.
South Korea is ready to tackle the potential fallout from a winding down of U.S. monetary stimulus and would embrace tightening measures if necessary, the nation's deputy prime minister told CNBC.
Tanks were bolted together as makeshift repository for the cascade of water being pumped through the reactors of Fukushima, but at least one of the tanks has already failed.
Chinese prosecutors demanded a heavy sentence for Bo, saying his "whimsical" challenge to bribery and abuse of power charges flew in the face of the evidence.
The beleaguered rupee, which has pared back losses after breaching the 65 mark against the U.S. dollar last week, will head back to 60 in the coming months.
China has detained a well-known Chinese-American microblogger and angel investor as Beijing rolls out a new campaign to "purify" the country's social media, writes Kathrin Hille.
Aspiring PM Clive Palmer, has lashed out at Kevin Rudd and Tony Abbott, claiming neither of them understand the concept of business or how to get the country’s economy back on track.
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Michael Robinson, Chief Technology Strategist at Money Map Press, describes why recent volatility in U.S. tech stocks does not equate to signs of a brewing tech bubble.
King Lip, Chief Investment Officer at Baker Avenue Asset Management, explains why the revoke of two publication licenses due to obscene content will not hurt the internet giant.
Takuji Okubo, Principal & Chief Economist at Japan Macro Advisors, says wages in Japan are not keeping up with rising prices.