A group of Fukushima workers sued Tokyo Electric for unpaid wages in a potentially precedent-setting legal challenge to the utility.
The highly anticipated iPhone 6 is expected to provide a much-needed boost not only for Apple sales but also for Greater China's export sector.
Australia's economy slowed in the second quarter as exports stayed sluggish and consumers curbed spending but the pace of growth still beat expectations.
Britain's parliament has rejected Chinese calls to scrap an inquiry into Hong Kong's progress towards democracy.
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The launch of the iPhone 6 on September 9 could give Chinese exports a much-needed boost, according to a new report from the Bank of America Merill Lynch. CNBC's Julia Wood has more.
Eisuke Sakakibara, Former Vice Finance Minister of Japan from 1997 to 1999, outlines his estimates for the yen moving ahead. He also discusses the issue of wage growth in Japan.
Apart from a record death toll, the recent outbreak is hurting the economies in West Africa, says Grant Hill-Cawthorne, Lecturer in Communicable Disease Epidemiology at The University of Sydney.