Asia Day Ahead: A spending boost for Japan's workers?
Major Japanese firms like Toyota are set to announce salary increases while Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific reports high-flying earnings. Plus, Thailand's central bank meets to set policy. Tara Joseph reports.
Chinese firms and Tinseltown are a match made in heaven, and by teaming up will be better able to cash in on what will soon be the world’s largest film market, says Breakingviews' Peter Thal Larsen.
X-Factor judge Louis Walsh says Cheryl Cole saga is not a publicity stunt
Louis Walsh says that Simon Cowell put his neck on the block to give Cheryl Cole a chance in the US and the ongoing saga over her sacking is not a publicity stunt. Louis was speaking as he left his hotel in Glasgow for the X-Factor auditions in Scotland with new judges Kelly Rowland and Tulisa Contostavlos.