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  • Travelzoo: Seeing record US travel this year

    Shirley Tafoya, Travelzoo's president of North America, says 2013 will see record U.S. holiday travel, boosted by more car trips.

  • What's behind China Everbright's weak debut?

    Alex Wong, Director of Asset Management at Ample Capital, says the stock is coming under selling pressure because share allocation may have been too generous.

  • A China Mobile-Apple deal before year-end?

    Chris Lane, Senior Research Analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein, says there are signs that a deal may be finalized soon.

  • Genting to spend billions on Vegas resort

    Jonathan Galaviz, MD & Chief Economist at Galaviz & Company, explains why Malaysian firm Genting is setting its sights on the U.S., instead of Macau.

  • Expect more China property regulations: Pro

    Donald Han, Managing Director at Chesterton Singapore, outlines the different type of tightening measures the government could take to curb property demand.

  • Tankan: More proof that Abenomics is working

    Masyuki Kichikawa, MD & Chief Japan Economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch says improved sentiment among smaller firms, increased capital expenditure and a weaker yen are all helping Japan's economy.

  • Having established itself as a business hub, Singapore is now dashing to tap into its health-conscious population. CNBC's Deirdre Wang Morris reports.

  • Traders work on the floor of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on October 11, 2013.

    Hong Kong's market for initial public offerings (IPOs) looks like it's kicking into gear, just as the year winds down.

  • World remembers the 'giant of history'

    Nelson Mandela was hailed as a "giant of history" yesterday as a hundred world leaders gathered in the rain for his memorial service. NBC's Lester Holt reports from Soweto.

  • Global dignitaries arrive for Mandela funeral

    More than a 100 dignitaries and celebrities are expected to gather in South Africa on Tuesday for Nelson Mandela's memorial service. NBC's Lester Holt reports from Soweto.

  • North Korea sacks Kim Jong Un's powerful uncle

    CNBC's Chery Kang reports on the latest political developments in North Korea.

  • Why elections no longer satisfy Thai protestors

    Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Director at Institute of Security and International Studies at Chulalongkorn University, explains why Thailand might not be seeing an election next February.

  • This picture taken on December 7, 2013 shows a Chinese worker arranging the finished toys.

    There is a very powerful growth impulse coming from China's export sector that could boost its economy over the coming quarters, say economists.

  • Singapore sees rare riot after fatal car crash

    Singapore experienced its first major outburst of public violence in four decades following a fatal traffic incident involving a foreign worker.

  • Strong export demand to lift China GDP: Pro

    Michael Spencer, chief economist, Asia Pacific and co-head, Global Economics at Deutsche Bank, explains why he's bullish on the Chinese economy.

  • China warns on bitcoin speculation

    China is banning its banks from dealing with bitcoins, warning that the virtual currency could be used for speculation and money laundering.

  • Australia's Nine Entertainment makes modest debut

    Broadcaster Nine Entertainment made its debut in Australian markets on Friday after raising about $570 million.

  • Qantas Airways issues profit warning

    Australia's flagship carrier warned on profits and announced 1,000 job cuts on Thursday, sending its stock down as much as 17 percent.

  • Why Abenomics will run out steam by May

    David Roche, Global Strategist at Independent Strategy, says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has disappointed on market and supply-side reforms.

  • Can the WTO actually make any progress?

    David Roche, Global Strategist at Independent Strategy and Bob Doll, Chief Equity Strategist at Nuveen Asset Management, discuss the WTO conference in Bali.

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