Hong Kong is rising fast thanks to the growth of China. It passed New York as the biggest issuer of initial public offerings in 2006.
Judges increasingly are calling the shots in a tumultuous political situation. Are they playing fair?
Japanese-brand cheesecake and cookies in Australia are among the latest products found to have melamine. Tests in China have revealed 31 more cases of contamination, the state news agency reported Wednesday.
But Russia, Brazil, and China are expected to have the cash and domestic growth to weather the storm.
Job No. 1 for central bankers: restore confidence in markets.
Chinese officials have confirmed that plans posted online for an invasion of Vietnam do not reflect Beijing's official position. But the postings are heightening tensions at a time when China seeks to gain control of oil-rich regions in the South China Sea.
Banking woes, rising debt levels, and unemployment will put consumers in greater trouble, economists say.