All News Under "ASIA" RSS ATOM

Chinas Volatile Stock Markets To Introduce 'Circuit Breaker' Mechanism To Stem Excessive Fluctuations

ASIA - Published date: .

SHANGHAI -- China’s volatile stock markets will introduce a circuit breaker mechanism next year, to prevent excessive... Read more

China-Africa Summit: Xi Jinping Pledges $60B In 'Funding Support' For Development In Africa

ASIA - Published date: .

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday announced $60 billion in “funding support” for development in the African con... Read more

Japan's Defense Budget Likely To Top 5 Trillion Yen Amid Territorial Disputes With China

ASIA - Published date: .

Japan’s defense budget for the next fiscal year is likely to top 5 trillion yen ($40.8 billion) for the first time eve... Read more

Former Philippine President Estrada May Run For Office If Front-Runner Poe Is Barred

ASIA - Published date: .

MANILA -- There could be a new, old player in next year's already messy Philippine presidential election, where this w... Read more

Malaysia Passes 'Repressive' Security Law Amid Corruption Controversy, Ruling Party Conference

ASIA - Published date: .

Malaysia passed a new security law Thursday that could help the government quash protests as Prime Minister Najib Razak... Read more

Asian Stocks Slump, Following US, After ECB's Draghi Fails To Deliver 'Magic'

ASIA - Published date: .

Asian stocks slumped early Friday, following U.S. and European markets, after the European Central Bank did less than so... Read more

Chinas Foreign Trade To Decline By 7.2% In 2015 Over Weak Demand

ASIA - Published date: .

China’s foreign trade is set to decline by 7.2 percent this year, according to the official customs information serv... Read more

1MDB Controversy: Malaysia Government Sticks To Claim $610M Was Legal Donation

ASIA - Published date: .

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's deputy stuck to claims Thursday that 2.6 billion ringgit ($610 million) in the ... Read more

China's Rich Face Criticism After Mark Zuckerberg's Charity Pledge

ASIA - Published date: .

SHANGHAI -- The decision by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to commemorate the birth of his daughter by donating 99 p... Read more

Asian Stocks Head Down, Following U.S., As Oil Falls Below $40 Per Barrel

ASIA - Published date: .

Asian stocks opened lower, following U.S. markets, as oil fell below $40 a barrel, dragging energy and mining shares dow... Read more

If Yahoo Sells Off Its Core Business, What's Left?

ASIA - Published date: .

As Yahoo struggles to keep pace with competitors, the board of the iconic Internet company is reportedly considering sel... Read more

Yellen 'Looking Forward' To Interest Rate Hike As Fed Mulls December Liftoff

ASIA - Published date: .

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen laid the groundwork for a modestly optimistic view of the nation's economy and, thus,... Read more

Xi Jinping Begins 5-Day Africa Trip Even As Chinese Investment In The Continent Drops

ASIA - Published date: .

Chinese President Xi Jinping kicked off his five-day Africa tour from Zimbabwe Tuesday, receiving a warm welcome in the ... Read more

Obama, Southeast Asian Leaders To Hold Special Summit In US Amid Growing China Assertiveness

ASIA - Published date: .

Southeast Asian leaders will hold a special summit with President Barack Obama in the U.S. next year, highlighting a "st... Read more

China Pollution: Killer Smog Disperses But Haze Of Recrimination Remains

ASIA - Published date: .

SHANGHAI -- Residents of Beijing and other parts of northern China were literally breathing a sigh of relief Wednesday... Read more