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Jan 8, 2013
Chinese journalists protesting against government censorship hold a second day of strikes in the southern province of Guangdong.
Jan 7, 2013
Regulators in Basel have decided riskier assets can be used as part of a bank's emergency buffer.
Jan 4, 2013
Switzerland's oldest bank, Wegelin and Company, has plead guilty to helping wealthy Americans evade taxes.
Dec 28, 2012
As the drama unfolds here at home, it is important to see how the fiscal cliff is affecting economies elsewhere in the world -- like Asia.
Dec 26, 2012
The world's longest high speed rail link opens in China.
Dec 25, 2012
Family businesses dominate Japan's corporate landscape. For generations, sons have always taken on the top job. But what happens if there's not a male heir to inherit the business?
Dec 24, 2012
Vital austerity measures could be harder to push through in Egypt as political unrest continues.
Dec 21, 2012
As local and national funding is slashed, two soccer teams in Greece are turning to some unusual sponsors to make ends meet.
Dec 20, 2012
A squabble between Opus Dei, the exclusive Catholic organization, and a small Danish game-maker, has ended up in court. At issue is a card game.
Dec 19, 2012
Greece's credit rating just got an upgrade by Standard & Poor's. The ratings agency bumped Greece up to a solid B-. And it says that rating is stable -- meaning it won't change in the next several months.