Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says "the risks are higher" for regional conflict as North Korea expands its nuclear weapon holdings and develops new ICBMs.
Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong says the country wants to keep strong diplomatic and economic ties with both China and the U.S.
Max Baucus, former US ambassador to Beijing, says now is the time for China and the U.S. to hold more intensive talks on thorny problems.
Caroline Gray, lecturer at Aston University, says the Spanish federal government faces a "politically explosive" move in responding to Catalonia's push for independence.
A "tactical mistake" by Japan's main opposition leader Yuriko Koike could explain the surging popularity of its newly-formed rival, says Tsuneo Watanabe of The Sasakawa Peace Foundation.
A likely upcoming change in China's central bank leadership could hamper market reform and hinder the economy from "going in the right direction," says Eswar Prasad of Cornell University.
With signs that Apple is becoming more profitable, investors should take the slip in Apple's share price as a buying opportunity, says Tim Seymour of Triogem Asset Management.
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says there are no "basic conflicts" in the country's relationship with China in comments that follow a state visit to meet President Xi Jinping about a month ago.
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the wealthy city state is mindful that any tensions between the U.S. and China could spill over into diplomatic ties.
Stefano Domenicali, CEO, Lamborghini, says the company will soon bring its "game changer" Lamborghini SUV to the market for every day use.
Leland Miller, CEO, China Beige Book International, says China has met its short-term goals for economic stability ahead of the 19th party Congress with the question now what comes next?
Mark Konyn, group CIO, AIA, says China's Party Congress will emphasize softer "quality of life" targets over specific figures for areas like GDP growth.
Hubert Viriot, CEO of Yotel, tells CNBC about how his hotel chain uses technology — including a robotic porter — to allow customers to have a more "efficient stay."
Fereidun Fesharaki chairman, FGE, says the differential that favors U.S. crude exports to Asia for now is precariously linked to Saudi policies.
Alex Capri, visiting senior fellow, NUS Business School, says there is a contradiction in promoting market reforms and combining state-owned firms in China.
Jeff Klingelhofer, portfolio manager, Thornburg Investment Management, says events such as central banks ending stimulus to North Korea tensions, or failure to pass U.S. tax cuts could trip up surging share markets.
Dong Tao, MD and vice chairman Greater China, Credit Suisse Private Banking Asia Pacific, says Hong Kong has remained too tied to property while Chinese cities such as Shenzhen have expanded into tech.
U.K.-based InterContinental Hotels announced it is planning to bring two hotel brands to China and Asia Pacific.
Fraser Howie, independent analyst, says efforts to deleverage growing debt in China have lagged official statements.
Mark Jolley, Equity Strategist, CCB International Securities, says China's moves to internationalize the yuan for trade flows has implications for global finance and the dollar.