China’s first corporate debt default in at least 17 years has sparked fear that China’s ‘Lehman’s moment’ is fast approaching.
Singapore has joined a club of countries experiencing extreme weather. A prolonged dry spell in the city-state is also being accompanied by a haze.
The search for missing a Malaysia Airlines plane entered day five on Wednesday, with focus on reports that the jet may have deviated from its course.
The investigation into the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines plane, has presented some twists and turns. Here's a timeline of the announcements.
Rajiv Biswas, Senior Director and Asia-Pacific Chief Economist of IHS Global Insight, says a political resolution, rather than an interest rate cut by the Bank of Thailand, would be the real solution to Thailand's economic woes.
With a global recovery on the way, Daphne Roth, Asia Equity Strategist at ABN AMRO Private Banking, says Japan, a late cyclical player, will be able to leverage it, while a weaker yen will provide a further boost.
Analysts continue to question whether bitcoin will be recognized as a currency or remain a payment mechanism. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.