Japan's March retail sales plunged 9.7 percent on-year, well below expectations, after last year's sales were front-loaded ahead of a sales-tax hike.» Read More
Japanese firms are finding it difficult to secure sufficient workers, hit by a labor shortage that is pushing up hiring costs and eating into profits.
Hong Kong ranks among the world's most expensive property markets. A series of policy decisions shows why it was headed down this path from the start.
Despite weak data spurring doubts over whether Japan's economy is really recovering, property investors remain keen on the market.
It's a concept that's catching on globally. Sharing economy has rejuvenated sectors from transportation to hospitality and is making its way to Asia.
China aims to double domestic spending on tourism by 2020 by offering financial and other support, as it seeks to spur economic growth.
The Japanese economy has fallen victim to the scam called Keynesian economics. The US should take heed, says Michael Pento.
Three of the biggest bitcoin exchanges in China teamed up on Thursday to release a joint letter addressed to New York regulators.
Asian cities are renowned for their grueling work schedules and a recent study has confirmed that Singaporeans are among the most sleep deprived.
Thailand's General Prayuth Chan-ocha was appointed prime minister on Thursday by a legislature he hand-picked, giving the army chief a veneer of legitimacy.
China's factory activity fell to a three-month in August, a private survey showed on Thursday, signaling continued weakness in the sector despite a burst of stimulus from the government.
India's biggest companies are pouring billions into manufacturing guns, ships and tanks, buoyed by the government's commitment to upgrade its armed forces.
Top Japanese automakers in the Philippines are threatening to shift production to cheaper Southeast Asian countries as the government drags its plan to rebuild its car manufacturing industry.
Singapore's REITs have steadily advanced this year as predictions of higher interest rates went awry, but will yield-chasers stick with the shares?
Amazon to open an office in China's Shanghai free trade zone, state media says, allowing the firm to sell a wider range of products in the country.
Have you ever been tempted to make a call on your tablet? If the trend in Asia is anything to go by, many of us could be doing so soon.
Watching the rise of India's stock markets, one can be forgiven for forgetting that a year ago, the asset class was a poster child of emerging market bashing.
The cruise industry is seeking a bigger slice of the growing Chinese tourist pie, with Beijing putting its heft behind expansion efforts.
At least eighteen people were killed in Japan on Wednesday when landslides touched off by torrential rain slammed into the outskirts of Hiroshima.
Fortescue said it has made further headway in paying down $12 billion in debt it amassed building the world's fourth-biggest iron ore mining company.
Japan exports rose 3.9 percent in July from the year ago period, data showed on Wednesday, compared with a Reuters forecast for a gain of 3.8 percent.
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Diana Sayed, crisis campaigner at Amnesty International, says Indonesia must give "rule of law and due process" to the group of drug-crime convicts on death row.
Sachin Shah, special situations and merger arbitrage strategist at Albert Fried and Company, says the cancellation of a merger between Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron is "a bit of a surprise."
After a powerful earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday, a rescue mission is underway on the slopes of the world's highest peak. NBC's Miguel Almaguer reports.