China Faces 'Tsunami' of Covid Infection That Could Swamp the System

A new study suggests 1.55 million people could die if China abandons zero-Covid, with the intensive-care system needing 15.6 times existing capacity.

New Leader Puzzles Hong Kong With Promise to Work for 'We and Us'

Beijing's hand-picked candidate, John Lee, takes over as head of Hong Kong, which continues to bleed emigrants and stock market red ink.

Marcos Set to Take Power Over Past and Future in the Philippines

Bongbong Marcos has operated almost exclusively through social media during his campaign, calling for 'unity' and glossing over his father's dictatorship.

A Long, Potentially Pain-Filled Summer Lies Ahead

The impact of the war in Ukraine on food supplies and the effect of Fed rate hikes on the pace of the economy are big concerns moving forward.

Jack Ma 'Arrest' and SEC's DiDi Investigation Whack China Tech Stocks

Tech-focused investors in Hong Kong responded in negative fashion to real news and rumors alike.

India Seizes Millions in Accounts of Smartphone Seller Xiaomi

Xiaomi, India's top-selling phone brand, has had US$725.8M seized by the Indian financial-crimes regulator in an investigation into allegedly illegal remittances.

Chinese Tech Sees Double-Digit Percentage Gains After Hint of End to Crackdown

Alibaba and JD.com climbed and led the way in Hong Kong after Chinese officials pledged to soon "compete the special rectification" to the tech sector.

Chinese Shares Rise on Promise of Infrastructure Spending and Pension Support

Asian shares fell across the region except in mainland China, where official pronouncements drove heavy-industry stocks higher.

Beijing's Covid Outbreak Sends Chinese Stocks South

The CSI 300 plunged to its lowest level in two years as residents of the Chinese capital stripped grocery store shelves bare amid lockdown fears.

Upbeat Indonesia Becomes Asia's Investment Alternative as China's Prospects Sour

Southeast Asia's largest economy is going strong and offers a contrast to lockdown-battered China.