How Fast Can China Reform Its Land Laws?
February 07 2014 10:33 AM
China's land disputes may go on for a while, even as the government carries out land reforms.
What's The One Thai Sector Not Suffering From Political Unrest?
February 07 2014 5:02 AM
While much of Thailand suffers economically, data center providers there have been experiencing an unexpected growth spurt.
What Argentina Means For Frontier Market Investors
February 06 2014 5:54 AM
Political and economic volatility in Argentina has underscored how frontier markets can turn sour quickly.
Which Countries Are Spending More On Defense?
February 06 2014 5:53 AM
The world's total defense budget is forecast to increase to $1.547 trillion this year.
Why Are Iron Ore, Coal Prices Slumping?
February 05 2014 1:28 PM
With iron ore comprising 60 percent of Australia's exports to China, the slump begs the question -- what's going on in China?
Rice Over Luxury Rice Wine In China?
February 05 2014 10:39 AM
The Chinese spent most of their money on regular goods over the traditional New Year holiday, not on luxury items.
Emerging Markets: A Bad Start To 2014
February 05 2014 8:59 AM
Institutional investors are trying to sort out whether the sell-off is merely Fed-stimulus related or a deeper problem.
Indonesia's GDP Growth At Slowest Rate In 4 Years
February 05 2014 12:23 AM
Interest rate hikes by the central bank and a cooling of commodities trade are blamed.
China Wheat Intake Up 5,000%
February 04 2014 12:16 PM
The eye-catching statistic reflects China’s growing reliance on wheat imports to feed a nation of 1.35 billion people.
Is Q4 The Last Of Indonesia's Slowdown?
February 03 2014 3:01 PM
The Southeast Asian country will post its fourth quarter economic figures on Tuesday.
McDonald’s vs. Elderly Koreans In Queens, New York: Culture Clash Or Lesson in Customer Etiquette?
February 03 2014 1:11 PM
Many elderly Koreans in New York City are poor and isolated from the rest of society.
The Philippines, Rising From The Ashes
January 30 2014 3:03 PM
Despite suffering the devastating Typhoon Haiyan, the Philippines economy remained robust in the last quarter of 2013.
Here's What Wealthy Chinese Will Be Buying This Year
January 30 2014 6:30 AM
Understated and logo-less are among the keywords for Chinese luxury consumption this year.
Typhoon-Ravaged Philippine Economy Beats Expectations
January 30 2014 1:42 AM
The Philippines’ annual growth rate places it among Asia's best-performing economies, and second only to China.
The Rise Of The Chinese Tourist
January 28 2014 12:10 PM
More people visited Hong Kong in 2012 than any other city in the world.
India’s Central Bank Raises Key Rate
January 28 2014 1:16 AM
The Reserve Bank of India is working to devise a policy that can revive growth while controlling near double-digit inflation.
Here’s How Much Digital Trade Affects Economies
January 27 2014 12:10 PM
Countries with significant constraints on Internet use are losing out on average 2.5 percent of their annual GDP.
Does Money Make You Rude?
January 23 2014 6:24 AM
A psychology researcher conducted a variety of studies that may surprise you.
These Are The Unhappiest, Happiest Workers In Asia
January 22 2014 2:12 PM
Almost two-thirds (64 percent) of Singaporean workers plan to quit their jobs over the next 12 months.
Do We Still Need Banks?
January 22 2014 9:48 AM
At Davos, researchers from Swiss banking giant UBS released a provocative white paper on global banking, trade and technology.