The ongoing crisis with the West is prompting Russia to bolster relations with Asian countries, says Anthon Tsvetov, media and government relations manager at Russian International Affairs Council.
Andrew Naylor, executive director at Cicero Group, outlines the diplomatic and economic aims of Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev's visit to Asia this week.
Economics will be the top agenda of Russian prime minister Dimitry Medvedev's visit to Vietnam and Thailand this week, says James Brown, Assistant Professor at Temple University, Japan.
Vietnam's economy seems to have it all – good demographics, rising incomes and growing consumption – but that's not enough to boost its stock market.
The number of Cuban-Americans who support the decision to normalize relations with Cuba now stands at 51 percent, up from 44 percent in December.
A drone was used in exploration to capture footage of the world's largest cave, Hang Son Doong in Vietnam.
After nearly a decade, talks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership are nearing completion, according to people involved in the negotiations.
Prices are rising for custom suits, and it's taking longer to make them, because there is a shortage of quality tailors.
Microsoft plans to close two of its factories in China by the end of March, according to the Dow Jones News Service.
Kevin Snowball, CEO of PXP Vietnam Asset Management, discusses Vietnam's growth target of 6.2 percent this year, along with an aim to balance its state budget, amid falling oil prices.
The new year offers opportunities to venture out to one of the world's many exotic locations that experts say are hot right now.
The greater Mekong subregion (GMS) could become Asia's new low-cost production hub as the region becomes more integrated, experts say.
The fastest growth is not in megacities like Tokyo, but second-tier ones that many Americans have never heard of.
Michael Kokalari, Head of Vietnam Research at CIMB, says corruption woes are opportunity costs for investing in Vietnam and later outlines the factors that are working in the economy's favor.
Kevin Snowball, CEO at PXP Vietnam Asset Management, says Vietnam's macroeconomic picture is in a "sweet spot", but warns that could hamper a much-needed reform in the stock market.
As Washington seeks to expand American interests in Asia, some U.S. partners have shown less willingness to challenge Beijing.
The area is expected to hold billions of barrels of oil and trillions of cubic feet of gas, but energy firms are tentative about the region.
The U.S. lifted an arms embargo against its old enemy. But that doesn't mean U.S.-made weapons will sell there.
Tensions in the South China Sea may seem far off to Western investors, but any conflict in the region could affect the world economy.
Jonathan London, Assistant Professor at the City University of HK, says the visit of a Vietnamese high-ranking official might repair bilateral ties, but larger territorial issues will remain unresolved.