• US: China tensions bad for Asia business

    A senior U.S. official said Wednesday that Washington wants to expand its economic ties with Asia, the world's fastest growing region, but warned that China's provocative conduct in the South China Sea raises tensions that are bad for business.

  • Seek CEO Wants to Build Asia Business

    Australian job ads company Seek Ltd. wants to build its business by selling career-related education products and in China and southeast Asia and continue making acquisitions.

  • Business in Asia: How to keep roaring

    IN 2012 AMERICA’S intelligence agencies forecast that Asia would soon be carrying more weight in the world than at any time since 1750. By 2030 “Asia will have surpassed North America and Europe combined in terms of global power, based upon GDP, population size, military spending and technological investment,” the ...

  • APEC pushes road map by yearend for new Asia-Pacific free trade zone

    At a time when maritime tensions involving China are under the spotlight, Asia-Pacific trade ministers agreed Sunday to promote regional economic integration and draft a road map, possibly by the end of the year, for creating a new free trade area. “We are committed to further advancing the Asia-Pacific’s role ...

  • Senators voice doubts on Asia trade deal

    Senators from both parties provided a reality check Thursday to the Obama administration's optimism overs its trade agenda following some progress in key negotiations with Japan.

  • Obama seeks to use Japan trip to unlock broader Asia-Pacific trade deal

    President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will tackle a number of issues during Obama’s state visit to Japan, but one issue rises above the rest: whether the two countries can resolve enough of their economic differences to help unlock a broader trade deal across the entire Asia-Pacific region. ...