China's Torture Tool Industry Slammed By Amnesty International
September 23 2014 5:33 AM EDT
Most companies manufacturing the tools for torture are state-owned, and advertise themselves online and in trade shows, according to a report.
Hong Kong Students Protest As City's Business Leaders Court Beijing
September 22 2014 6:15 AM EDT
While the pro-democracy protests have struck a chord among students and activists, many Hong Kong businessmen have criticized the movement.
China To Invest $20B In India Over 5 Years
September 18 2014 7:13 AM EDT
Chinese President Xi Jinping, on a three-day trip to India, also said that his government will open up Chinese markets to Indian products.
Shangahi’s New ‘Black London Taxis’ Are Gold
September 17 2014 1:07 PM EDT
After rescuing a 115-year-old maker of London’s ubiquitous black taxis, Chinese automaker Geely delivers the cars to Shanghai.
Malaysia's Electronics Industry Accused Of Employing Forced Labor
September 17 2014 3:39 AM EDT
The study found that 28 percent of the industry’s workers, 32 percent of whom are migrants, were engaged in forced labor.
Chinese Central Bank Injects $81B Into Major Banks
September 17 2014 2:39 AM EDT
The People's Bank of China is reportedly pumping in 100 billion yuan each into China's top five banks.
Xi Jinping Tours Asia To Boost Economic Ties, Outflank Japan
September 16 2014 10:31 AM EDT
The Chinese president is visiting India and Sri Lanka.
India Considers Closing Down Loss-Making State Firms
September 16 2014 12:26 AM EDT
Dozens of state-run companies have been bleeding cash for decades and kept afloat by budgetary support each year.
Gloomy Data On Chinese Factories Hurts Stocks, Oil Prices
September 15 2014 6:41 AM EDT
Brent crude oil slumped to a more than two-year low under $97 per barrel.
Federal Reserve May Tip Its Hand On Interest-Rate Hikes This Week
September 14 2014 7:45 AM EDT
The U.S. Federal Reserve could signal the timing of its first interest-rate increase in more than eight years Wednesday.
China's Factory Growth Falls Near 6-Year Low In August
September 13 2014 9:47 AM EDT
Calls are getting louder for new economic stimulus, by China's central bank or by its government.
Asian Stocks Have Longest Losing Streak In More Than 4 Years
September 12 2014 10:24 AM EDT
Investors are weighing Russia's conflict with the West and a weakening Chinese economy.
India's Renewable Energy Sector To Attract $100B In 5 Years
September 12 2014 2:48 AM EDT
India has set a target of generating 15 percent of its domestic power from renewable energy sources by 2020.
Yao Ming The Philanthropist Wants More Freedom To Spend
September 11 2014 6:25 AM EDT
The Chinese basketball sensation held up the American way of philanthropy as a model while addressing the World Economic Forum.
Modi Government To Raise Record $7B By Selling Stake In State-Owned Firms
September 11 2014 3:38 AM EDT
The combined asset sale, which will be done over the course of the year, is expected to add nearly $7.3 billion to the government's coffers.
A Fragile Global Recovery Faces Risks
September 10 2014 3:05 AM EDT
The world's economists worry that while the worst of the financial crisis is past, hurdles remain in the path of vibrant and sustainable growth.
Japan’s Nuclear Regulator Gives Final Safety Nod To Two Reactors
September 10 2014 2:17 AM EDT
The move is a major breakthrough for Japan, which has been relying on fuel and coal imports for power for almost a year now.
What's Bothering Your Country? Here Are The Top Economic Concerns Around The World [MAP]
September 09 2014 4:59 PM EDT
In 18 of 25 emerging markets, citizens say rising prices are 'gravest' economic concern.
China Will Be World’s Largest Economy In 2024
September 08 2014 12:20 AM EDT
Chinese consumer spending is forecast to grow at an annual average rate of 7.7 percent in real terms during the next decade.
AK-47 Manufacturer To Double Arms Production
September 05 2014 4:46 AM EDT
Russia's largest arms manufacturer, which increased production five-fold this year, is now on a U.S. sanctions list.