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Customers in Asia add sparkle to Tiffany

May 28, 2013
Luxury products have benefited from rising stock market returns in the U.S., but Tiffany faces up-and-coming competitors.
Posted In: Tiffany, luxury, asia, China, jewelry

Sharif chooses veteran to run Pakistan's shattered economy

May 13, 2013
Pakistan's incoming prime minister will install Ishaq Dar as finance minister, his third time doing the job.
Posted In: Pakistan, Economy, asia

The fiscal cliff could impact Asian economy

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.
Posted In: asia, fiscal cliff, Nikkei

President Obama attends economic conference in Cambodia

Nov 20, 2012
Today, President Obama is on his way back to the United States after several days in Southeast Asia. His most recent stop in the tour was in Cambodia, where he attended an economic conference.
Posted In: cambodia, Barack Obama, asia

Vietnam expands fish farms, not without risk

Jul 23, 2012
Soon most seafood consumed worldwide will be farmed, not wild. Vietnamese farmers are raising pangasius -- sold in U.S. and European markets as "catfish" -- on an industrial scale, while researchers and environmentalists seek to make fish farming both efficient and environmentally safe.
Posted In: fish farm, Vietnam, aquaculture, asia, Food for 9 Billion

Sanctions eased, Myanmar attracts businesses

Jul 12, 2012
The country formerly known as Burma, long closed to outsiders and subject to sanctions, is a destination for businesses, especially the oil industry.
Posted In: Myanmar, asia

Cambodian Stock Exchange is popular, but has only one stock

Jul 9, 2012
Cambodia has opened its first stock exchange in decades, but as of now, it only has one stock.
Posted In: cambodia, asia, stock exchange

Japan to agree on currency deal with India

Dec 27, 2011
After signing similar deals with China and Korea, this third move shows that Japan might be on its way back to prominence.
Posted In: Japan, asia, currency

Make your own mooncakes!

Sep 21, 2010
Marketplace's Rob Schmitz reported on the black market for mooncake vouchers that emerges every Moon Festival. Traditional mooncakes, what with...
Posted In: asia, black market, China, food and drink, moon festival

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