Asia News

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the test of a new anti-aircraft weapon system.
Posted: May 28, 2017, 9:43 am
Emerging markets may not be hit much by Trump's protectionist rhetoric, even if talk becomes action, analysts said.
Posted: May 27, 2017, 4:06 pm
The world’s banks have become safer since the crisis, but economic risks have spread elsewhere, said RBI ex-governor Rajan.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 7:18 am
A former air force general, a rocket scientist and the head of a weapons development and procurement center are key in Pyongyang's missile program.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 6:31 am
Singapore's manufacturing output was up by 6.7 percent year-on-year in April — beating Reuters forecast of 6.4 percent, data released on Friday showed.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 5:30 am
Indonesians and Malaysians were among foreign Jihadists fighting the Philippine army in Mindanao island.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 5:01 am
Citi analysts expect rising components costs to put pressure on Lenovo's margin.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 4:09 am
An analyst says shares of AirAsia could potentially rise by another 19 percent, even as it reported a 30 percent fall in first quarter net profit.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 2:56 am
Japan reported national consumer price index figures for April.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 11:32 pm
IFC is going to set up the Asean Financial Innovation Network (Afin) with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to encourage fintech innovation
Posted: May 25, 2017, 10:56 am
Malaysian carmaker Proton has finally landed a foreign partner in Chinese automaker Zhejiang Geely Holding.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 10:19 am
U.S. network provider LeoSat, who uses satellites to transit data, shares how it plans to beat competitors who rely on fiber optics.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 5:01 am
A Guardian reporter says Montana GOP congressional candidate Greg Gianforte “body slammed” him during a taped interview.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 4:51 am
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's hint of nationwide martial law has triggered fears of further human rights violations.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 2:48 am
Singapore's first quarter GDP rose 2.7 percent as expected year-on-year, the Ministry of Industry and Trade said on Thursday, affirming the full-year forecast of 1.0 percent to 3.0 percent.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 2:44 am
All eyes are on OPEC ahead of a highly-anticipated meeting later in the day, but the big downside risk comes from China.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 12:37 am
A U.S. Navy destroyer was traveling close to Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands in a move likely to anger China.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 11:37 pm
The Philippines is experiencing some of the largest volumes of increased demand from Southeast Asian travelers this summer.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 11:06 pm
Trump has said "a major, major conflict" with North Korea is possible because of its nuclear and missile programs.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 2:02 pm
President Donald Trump applauded President Rodrigo Duterte for his violent crackdown on drugs in the Philippines, according to the New York Times.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 1:18 pm
Moves to downgrade China's credit rating do not indicate imminent trouble for the world's second-largest economy but instead point to the country's "worrisome" long-term direction of travel, global economic analysts have said.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 11:10 am
Philippine President Duterte said he wouldn't rule out placing the entire country under martial law if the threat of Islamic State spreads.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 10:25 am
China has rejected a move by Moody's to lower its credit rating, saying the downgrade exaggerates the difficulties facing the economy and underestimates the government's reform agenda.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 8:53 am
Chinese automaker Geely will be taking a 49.9 percent stake in Malaysia's iconic, home-grown, but long-struggling Proton.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 8:34 am
China is hosting a hotly anticipated tournament of Go – a complex, ancient Chinese board game – against a powerful Google computer program, but nobody inside the country can watch the games.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 6:07 am
Moody’s has downgraded China rating to A1 from Aa3, with a stable outlook.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 4:46 am
The Australian Securities Exchange tells CNBC it's looking to snare more international listings, as the initial public offering market slows domestically.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 4:27 am
"Ninety-nine percent of companies who want to access China as a foreign company, shouldn't," said Oscar Ramos, Program Director at Chinaccelerator.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 3:08 am
Global intelligence services can't always prevent certain kinds of terror operations, strategists warned in the aftermath of Manchester's suicide bombing.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 2:45 am
Get ready for cheap oil and self-driving cars sooner than you may think, CNBC's Oriel Morrison reports.
Posted: May 24, 2017, 1:23 am
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