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The European Union voiced strong concern over labor conditions in Bangladesh after a building collapse there killed hundreds of factory workers, and said it was considering action to encourage improvements.
Growth in China's manufacturing sector unexpectedly slowed in April as new export orders fell, raising fresh doubts about the strength of the economy after a disappointing first quarter.
Sharp, Japan's leading maker of liquid crystal displays posted a worse than forecast 500 billion yen ($5.1 billion) net loss as panel plants asset write offs crimped its bottom line.
With flagging sales in their mainland stores and increasingly price savvy consumers, luxury retailers are taking a lead from casinos' play books by offering junkets in their Hong Kong stores.
Apple's move to issue debt could be just the thing the battered company needs to rehabilitate its image with investors.
The founder of private equity group TPG Capital tells the Milken Institute Global Conference that Japan is one of the most challenged nations on earth.
The sight of a third-grader driving a $200,000 sports car in a country with crippling poverty has touched off a new round of controversy in the East over the new class of the super-rich, and the dangers of wealth gone wild.
SoftBank said there is no need to improve its $20.1 billion bid for 70 percent of U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Nextel, which has been challenged by Dish Network.
Pfizer reported quarterly earnings and revenue that missed analysts' expectations on Tuesday, citing the stronger dollar and the spin-off of its animal health unit Zoetis.
Three times a year, during Lunar New Year, this time of year, and the National Day holidays in October, a wide swath of the country essentially shuts down as people venture around the nation and beyond.
A slew of economic data out of Japan on Tuesday gives conflicting signals on whether Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's radical revival plan is working or not.
As Japanese corporate sentiment gets a boost from "Abenomics" the country's sluggish property market is showing signs of life, with office prices in Tokyo expected to surge 10 percent over the next 18 months.
Singapore's economy should see a modest rebound this year, although uncertainty regarding the outlook for global growth means the recovery could be choppy, the country's central bank said in a report published on Tuesday.
An intriguing academic study casts new light on the dark arts of leaking deals. The New York Times reports.
Mining group Rio Tinto plans to almost halve the size of its London head office, cutting more than 200 jobs as it tries to slash more than $5 billion in costs by the end of next year.
With little fanfare, China is sending an official with a 'tough cop' reputation to be its top man in Macau, as Beijing puts tackling corruption center stage.
The price of copper, a key industrial commodity, is likely headed for a fast, but temporary fall, says this chartist.
Taiwan's economy grew by a well-below-forecast preliminary 1.54 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2013, pointing to a slow recovery for the global economy.
The risk of asset bubbles in Southeast Asia's fastest-growing emerging economies is rising, warn economists, pointing to red flags including surging domestic credit growth.
Japan's jobless rate fell in March, while household spending rose 5.2 percent in March from a year earlier, data on Tuesday showed.
European officials issued a stern warning to bitcoin users. CNBC's Julia Wood has the details.
Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks QE taper is irrelevant to the ASEAN markets.
Mark Matthews, Head of Research Asia, Bank Julius Baer discusses Indian markets.