The Japanese spent more than they saved in the 12 months ended March 2014, the first time that's happened since the data set began in 1955.» Read More
Australian officials said the underwater search for the black box from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 could be completed soon.
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India polling will take more than five weeks to complete. That leaves many American observers wondering: Why so long?
U.S.-Japan talks aimed at a trade deal seen as vital to a broader regional pact are in stalemate, Japan's economy minister said.
Global carmarkers will pull out all the stops at the Beijing auto show as they battle to win over Chinese buyers in the fiercely competitive market.
An avalanche sweeping down Mount Everest killed 12 Nepali guides in what may be the deadliest single incident on the world's highest peak.
IMAX does not plan to list its China unit for another five years, its CEO told CNBC on Thursday, but when the time comes it will take place in Asia.
The death toll from a capsized South Korean passenger ferry rose to 25 on Friday.
New home prices in China rose 7.7 percent on year in March, slower than February's 8.7 percent rise.
The International Monetary Fund said in a report that South Korea's won was estimated to be undervalued by as much as 8 percent.
India kicked off the biggest day of its mammoth general election on Thursday, with a quarter of its 815 million voters set to head to the polls.
China's stock market may be down, but pockets of outperformance have created opportunities in traditional sectors, HSBC's Asia-Pacific chief investment officer said.
Weibo went public on the Nasdaq under the symbol "WB" and opened just below the expected $17 but later soared.
A South Korean ferry capsized off Jindo island on April 16 in what could be the country's worst maritime accident in two decades.
Goldman Sachs forecasts a 12 percent decline in the New Zealand dollar over the next year as previously supportive domestic drivers start to fade.
For emerging Asia, paying your friends, family and retailers from your mobile is set to explode thanks to the region's heavy smartphone usage.
Addressing reporters in her campaign office, this candidate is facing reporters who insisted that she buy ads in their newspapers.
China's move to cut the reserve ratio for some village commercial banks has led investors to question whether broader monetary stimulus is on the cards.
China's Weibo has priced its initial public offering at $17 per American Depository Share, at the bottom of its planned range.
China's latest reading on growth has sparked a disagreement between two investment titans viewed as authorities on the world's second-largest economy.
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