Asia

The Las Vegas of the East

In Macau, gambling revenue continues to slide and many attribute the slump to China’s crackdown on corruption.

Wild ride for stocks in China

The stock market in China is up about 25 percent this year, but it’s been anything but a smooth ride.

Wealthy leaving China

Even as the Chinese government introduces new economic reforms, many of China’s wealthy are leaving the country in doves.

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This photo shows the NetDragon Websoft headquarters building with the iconic circular contours and tubular features of the USS Enterprise, from U.S. television and film series "Star Trek", in Fuzhou, China.

China is no stranger to skyscrapers of unusual architectural design and while some of the country’s ambitious architectures have drawn flak from locals and authorities, this building is making headlines for a different reason. Costing a staggering $160 million to construct, the massive replica of The Enterprise – the ship in which characters from cult …

Investing craze in rural China

Stock investing within China has become more popular, even in rural farm towns.

China cuts interest rates

China’s central bank is making more big moves to try to ratchet up support for its slowing economy.

China’s growth slows

China’s economy grew at its slowest pace in years. Investors are looking to see whether the government will take any additional steps to prop up growth.

China trade mission

The U.S. Secretary of Commerce along with business leader are meeting with Chinese officials at a time of heightened tensions over cyber threats.

China lowers growth target

The world’s second largest economy cut its growth target to the lowest level in more than 15 years.

Black market iPhones in China

Eunice Yoon explains why China’s iPhone black market is booming.

China’s GDP growth slows

Growth in China is the slowest it’s been in 24 years and that may not be a good thing for the vulnerable global economy.

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A single Bluefin tuna has sold for $37,500 in the first fish auction of the year this weekend in Toyko, Japan, according to media reports. The 400-pound (180kg) fish was bought by Kiyoshi Kimura, the owner of a Japanese sushi chain, AP news agency reported. It is the fourth year in a row that he …

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The missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 carrying 162 people to Singapore from Surabaya is thought to have crashed into the sea, a senior Indonesian rescue agency official told reporters on Monday. “Our evaluation of the coordinates that we have received suggested that it is under water, so our presumption now is that the aircraft is under …

Japan’s monetary stimulus

The Bank of Japan is raising questions about Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s fiscal policies and whether the country’s economy can turn around.

Japan’s Abe delays tax hike

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced a delay in a sales-tax hike after the country unexpectedly fell into recession.