Vettel wins Singapore GP

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel has won the Singapore Grand Prix with a dominant performance which edged him closer to a fourth consecutive title.

China to boost urban infrastructure construction

China has outlined plans to boost infrastructure construction by 2015 through transport and energy projects, as part of efforts to speed up urbanisation and support economic growth.

Kaesong industrial park reopens

South Korean workers have returned to the Kaesong industrial park in North Korea five months after the North blocked the entry of South Korean workers into the joint industrial zone.

Japan Display denies planned IPO

The world's biggest maker of LCD screens for smartphones and tablet computers, Japan Display Inc.

Wang Jianlin named China's richest Tycoon

Wang Jianlin, whose Dalian Wanda Group Co operates hotels, cinemas and department stores, has been named China's richest tycoon by the Hurun Report, which has just released its 2013 China Rich List.

China factory output up in August

China's factory output rose 10.

Japan's economy "recovering moderately" says BoJ

The Bank of Japan has said the world's third-largest economy is "recovering moderately" and its board has voted unanimously to hold off on expanding its huge stimulus programme.

UK fraud agency to prosecute Olympus

Japanese camera and medical equipment maker Olympus and UK subsidiary Gyrus Group are to be prosecuted by the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO).

ICBC first half profit up 12.4%

The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China has announced that its net profit rose 12.

China Telecom first-half profit up 15%

Profits at Chinese state-owned telecommunications company China Telecom rose 15.

AirAsia Q2 profit down

Profits at AirAsia, one of Asia's largest and most popular low-cost carriers, slumped 62 percent in the second quarter due to higher operating expenses and foreign-exchange losses on borrowings, a filing with Malaysia's stock exchange has revealed.

Kenya and China sign $5bn deals

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has described deals between Kenya and China to build a railway line, an energy project and to improve wildlife protection as "massive boost" to his government.

Hyundai union to strike for four hours

Hyundai's labour union says 46,000 unionised workers will strike for four hours over two days this week as talks between the union and company made little progress.

Rupee hits new low

The Indian rupee has hit a fresh all-time low against the U.

U.S. investigators probe JPMorgan in China


L'Oreal bids for Chinese face mask company

Cosmetics giant L'Oreal has made a $6.

Lenovo Group quarterly profit up 23%

Chinese multinational technology Lenovo, which is headquartered in Beijing, says its quarterly profit rose 23 percent in the three months ending June.

Hyundai and Kia workers vote to strike over pay and conditions

Workers at South Korean carmaker Hyundai and its affiliate Kia Motors have voted to strike for better pay and working conditions - a year after another costly strike ended.

Domino's Pizza Enterprises to buy 75% stake in Domino's Pizza Japan

Domino's Pizza Enterprises (DPE) has agreed to buy a 75 percent stake in Domino's Pizza Japan from Bain Capital Domino Hong Kong for 12 billion yen.