Growing numbers of Chinese are using a state-backed bank card to illegally spirit billions of dollars to Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, an examination by Reuters' James Pomfret has found.
Abenomics may be credited with reviving Japan, but the government's simultaneous courting of business and consumers is leading to contradictions that may endanger the recovery. Yonggi Kang reports.
Billionaire investor William Ackman is stepping up his crusade against Herbalife's sales practices in China, but Breakingviews' Peter Thal Larsen says he may not get the remedy he hopes for.
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.