Asia News

Stocks in Asia closed mixed as oil prices extended gains and the dollar trod water ahead of the end of the FOMC's meeting.
Posted: July 26, 2017, 7:25 am
Advances in scientific research should help to locate missing MH370, which vanished more than three years ago, Malaysia Airlines CEO Peter Bellew says.
Posted: July 26, 2017, 7:21 am
South Korea is in no hurry to set up an advanced missile defense system designed to protect its shores from North Korean aggression.
Posted: July 26, 2017, 7:15 am
Hyundai Motor's bleak results stretched into a 14th straight quarter as sales continued to sag in China and the U.S.
Posted: July 26, 2017, 6:48 am
China will turn all big state-owned companies into limited liability firms or joint-stock firms by the end of 2017.
Posted: July 26, 2017, 5:30 am
U.S.-based Global Eagle Entertainment and China's HNA Group have called off an investment pact after failing to get regulatory approval.
Posted: July 26, 2017, 4:13 am
The increase in home buying activity in Singapore has boosted demand for loans, which may be a key earnings driver for the country's three banks this year.
Posted: July 26, 2017, 3:43 am
China's securities regulator said Wednesday it will regulate and expand access to capital markets for all types of investors.
Posted: July 26, 2017, 3:15 am
Global policymakers may finally be able to spur long-sought inflation, if they just wait.
Posted: July 26, 2017, 3:10 am
Visitors aren't bothered by heightened military tension in the region, one tour operator tells CNBC.
Posted: July 26, 2017, 2:31 am
The diamond industry is expected to grow in coming years on strong demand from China, India and the U.S., but there is a key hurdle ahead: millennials.
Posted: July 26, 2017, 2:27 am
Ride-sharing and delivery player Go-Jek has become crucial to traffic-clogged Jakarta, boosting businesses' sales.
Posted: July 25, 2017, 11:56 pm
Budget airline Scoot vowed to be "aggressive" with its growth ambitions, unveiling five new destinations and a plan to double its fleet.
Posted: July 25, 2017, 9:55 am
The rivalry between India and China is heating up as the two countries face territorial tensions on both land and sea.
Posted: July 25, 2017, 9:18 am
HNA got its start as a small airline, and has now evolved into a giant, global conglomerate with stakes in big names like Deutsche Bank and Hilton hotels.
Posted: July 25, 2017, 8:21 am
SoftBank has approached Uber about taking a multi-billion dollar stake, the WSJ reported on Tuesday, citing sources.
Posted: July 25, 2017, 7:23 am
Asian indexes were mixed on Tuesday as markets awaited the upcoming FOMC meeting and kept an eye on the dollar.
Posted: July 25, 2017, 7:19 am
Malaysia's improving economy and strengthening currency have attracted foreign investors, experts said at the Invest Malaysia 2017 conference on Thursday.
Posted: July 25, 2017, 5:58 am
Bank of Japan policymakers contested how much to disclose about a possible quantitative easing exit at its June meeting.
Posted: July 25, 2017, 1:57 am
South Korea raised its 2017 growth outlook on Tuesday and vowed to push consumption and jobs through its fiscal policy.
Posted: July 25, 2017, 1:34 am
The Golden Arches' latest handiwork in the Southeast Asian city-state has been the subject of hot debate among residents.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 10:56 pm
The Wall Street Journal reports Beijing has increased surveillance of the border region as well as a "combat readiness-level big data disaster recovery center."
Posted: July 24, 2017, 10:50 pm
Investors are closely watching China Unicom for what potential strategic investments could say about the future of the Chinese economy.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 5:49 am
Despite cutting the economic growth outlook for the U.S. and U.K., the IMF kept its global growth forecast unchanged.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 4:46 am
Grab said the $2.5 billion in new funds expected will strengthen its market position and grow its payments business.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 4:13 am
Beijing warned Hanoi that it would attack Vietnamese bases in the Spratly Islands if drilling continued, the BBC says.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 3:00 am
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces a grilling in parliament over a suspected scandal that has cut his ratings to their lowest since taking office.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 12:23 am
For the first time ever, China will allow imports of American rice.
Posted: July 22, 2017, 2:52 am
The U.S. government will ban U.S. citizens from traveling to North Korea.
Posted: July 21, 2017, 3:19 pm
Malaysian activists and business owners are alarmed over the arrests of over 3,300 illegal workers in a crackdown.
Posted: July 21, 2017, 11:00 am
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