Nestle and Danone have announced plans to cut prices of some of their infant milk formula products in China after Beijing announced a probe into alleged price fixing by foreign infant milk makers.
A Japanese court has handed suspended sentences to three former Olympus executives accused of engineering accounting fraud at the camera and medical equipment maker.
China has launched anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations into wines imported from the European Union.
Tens of thousands of people have braved typhoon rains to take part in an annual pro-democracy rally demanding China honour promises to hold fully democratic elections in 2017.
Telenor Mobile Communications of Norway and Qatar Telecom, which has changed its name to Ooredoo, have been awarded telecommunications licences by the Telecommunications Operator Tender Evaluation and Selection Committee to roll out and operate telecommunications networks in Myanmar.
Sinopec, also known as China Petrochemical Corporation, has agreed a deal to buy U.
The record-breaking toxic smog currently covering Singapore has forced millions indoors, with no end in sight.
Mercedes have avoided harsh sanctions for breaking rules governing tests by using a current car to conduct a three-day, 1,000km tyre test at Pirelli's request at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya on 15-17 May.
China's manufacturing activity hit a nine-month low in June as demand fell, according to HSBC's closely-watched Flash China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI).
A consortium of Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing's companies has bought a waste management company in the Netherlands.
Australia's Virtus Health, the world's first publicly listed fertility services company, plans to expand into Asia and grow at around four percent annually over the long-term.
Malaysian long-haul budget carrier AirAsia X says it plans to use proceeds from a public listing to more than triple its fleet in the next four years to meet demand in Asia-Pacific.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has described Africa as a "growth centre" and said now is the time to invest in the continent.
Hong Kong-based shipping and property giant Shun Tak Holdings, founded by Macau casino tycoon Stanley Ho, has bought a 33.
A weaker yen has been good for Japanese exporters but will it be good for the ordinary citizen?
Writer Ian Armitage
Since the spectacular collapse of Japan's 1980's bubble economy in the 90's the country's economy has been in stagnation and decline but it is now starting to show signs of recovery: Tokyo stocks have reached five-year highs; deflation appears to be under control; and interest rates, effectively at zero for more than five years, may soon begin to rise.
Asia Outlook talks to Sven Hergemoeller, deugro's Regional Vice President for South East Asia.