Japan Unemployment Rate Reaches 16-Year Low
June 27 2014 5:50 AM
The jobless rate in the world's third-largest economy fell to its lowest since 1997.
What Is An El Niño?
June 26 2014 4:40 PM
Scientists worldwide expect a medium-strength El Niño to occur in the Pacific this year. We explain what that means.
Chinese Projects Find A Home In America's Small Towns
June 24 2014 8:44 PM
"Ni hao, y'all." Small towns in the U.S. are bidding for Chinese projects.
India To Expand Civilian Nuclear Agreement With IAEA
June 24 2014 5:57 AM
India is expanding a nuclear plant that could produce enough weapons-grade uranium to make five atom bombs a year, according to reports.
China's Manufacturing Sector Expands For First Time In 6 Months
June 23 2014 1:14 AM
It was the first time since December that the PMI was in growth territory, and the highest reading since November.
Lawmakers Step Up Pressure To Boot Brunei From Free Trade Talks
June 19 2014 4:50 PM
Rights activists says Brunei should be kicked out of free-trade talks after it legalized capital punishment for gays and adulterers.
Thailand's Rice Is Stuck In The Country, Driving Up Prices
June 19 2014 2:59 PM
Thailand's coup has put the country's rice-export industry in jeopardy.
India To Pay Iran $1.65B In Oil Dues
June 19 2014 7:11 AM
Economic sanctions, which had so far barred the use of normal banking channels for oil payments, have crippled Iran’s economy.
Small Countries, Big Money; Tycoons Cluster In Asian And Gulf States
June 10 2014 5:14 PM
Private wealth ballooned globally in 2013, and flowed ever more toward the top, a report finds.
China's New High-Speed Rail Promises Growth In Xinjiang
June 09 2014 11:19 AM
A high-speed railway will offer access to the restive province at unprecedented speeds, and may foster economic development.
How An Island Paradise Became A Haven For Dirty Money
June 09 2014 9:14 AM
Seychelles, an island nation with a population smaller than Davenport, Iowa, has become a haven for international corruption and money laundering.
Modi Government's Decision On Foreign Investments Should Be Respected: UK Official
May 29 2014 3:10 AM
India's retail sector is considered notoriously hard to crack because of entrenched mom-and-pop stores and a lack of supply chain infrastructure.
Indonesia, India Top Shadow Economy List
May 28 2014 2:06 AM
Shadow businesses can make up more than 80 percent of total economic activity in developing countries, according to a new study.
Thai Coup Leader To Get Royal Endorsement
May 26 2014 12:27 AM
Despite warnings, small crowds of people opposing the May 22 coup have been gathering in Bangkok as well as in the north and northeast.
This Coup Just Might Stick To Teflon Thailand
May 22 2014 4:47 PM
Thailand's economy has a reputation for surviving political tensions, but maybe not this time.
Russia, China Are Strange, But Not Impossible Bedfellows
May 21 2014 1:14 PM
Even if the long-term economic effect of the $400 billion natural gas deal is small, Beijing and Moscow have formed a major partnership.
Moody's Optimistic About India's Future After BJP's Win
May 19 2014 7:58 AM
The benchmark BSE Sensex closed at a record high Monday while the rupee rose to a 11-month high against the dollar.
In Africa, China Expands Beyond Oil
May 15 2014 10:33 AM
Often ahead of its Western counterparts in investment, China is moving from natural resources into manufacturing and services.
Thai PM Flees Meeting After 3 Killed In Bangkok
May 15 2014 4:45 AM
Malaysia Per Capita Income Leaps
May 13 2014 9:51 AM
The government says that by 2020, its per capita gross national income will hit $15,000.