China first lady Peng Liyuan is seen playing a crucial role in the Asian economic giant's public diplomacy.
Indonesia has emerged as Southeast Asia's largest economy, but robust progress threatens the country with a trillion-dollar burden.
Beijing has tried to revive a flagging housing market but banks are worried about bad debts and are not passing on policy steps to home buyers.
Japan could be exiting decades of deflation faster than thought, thanks to food manufacturers launching new products, says a new retail price index.
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Deborah Kay Elms, executive director of the Asian Trade Centre, discusses the progress of negotiations between Japan and the U.S. on two issues - cars and agriculture.
Joe Magyer, senior analyst at The Motley Fool, discusses how Chinese authorities are trying to crackdown on margin financing while keeping its economy going.
Speaking to CNBC at the Founders Forum Smart Nation Singapore conference, Steve Papa, founder of Parallel Wireless, discusses how next-generation wireless technology could become a reality.