NEW YORK (Reuters) - Five of the six most expensive office areas in the world are in Asia, as demand by global companies to locate their outstripped the supply, according to a semiannual report released on Thursday by real estate services company CBRE Inc. Full story
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Shareholders of Intrepid Mines <IAU.AX> backed their board and its attempt to reclaim rights to a $5 billion copper and gold project in Indonesia, defeating a plan by a private equity investor to oust the board on Thursday. Full story
BEIJING (Reuters) - Wanda Group, China's largest commercial real estate developer, aims to invest about $1 billion to build a five-star hotel in New York as its third major investment outside its home market, Chairman Wang Jianlin said on Tuesday. Full story
LONDON (Reuters) - Asia will spearhead the rise in global stock markets from now until the end of the year, according to a worldwide Reuters poll that showed only modest gains ahead for North American and European shares. Full story
Edward Snowden has captured the nation’s attention with his leaks to journalists about secret government programs and today the NSA leak responded to questions during an online chat with The Guardian’s website. NBC’s Ian Williams reports.
A week after Edward Snowden revealed himself as the source of one of the biggest-ever intelligence leaks, it’s assumed he’s still in Hong Kong -- and in hiding. NBC’s Ian Williams reports.
Steve Clemons from The Atlantic, Ana Marie Cox and Spencer Ackerman from The Guardian, and Washington Post Columnist Matt Miller join Up host Steve Kornacki to talk about political barriers breaking down in their reaction to Edward Snowden’s revelation about secret NSA surveillance programs.
A Hong Kong billionaire bought a $23.5 million super yacht that's 140 feet long and is controlled by an iPad. It has such a big gas tank it can go from New York to London on one tank.
In an interview with the South China Morning Post, Edward Snowden, who leaked information about the NSA’s surveillance programs in the U.S., alleged that the U.S. has also hacked into “hundreds of targets in China and Hong Kong.”
A man walks past a panel outside a bank displaying the closing blue-chip Hang Seng Index and a related chart in Hong Kong June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
Commercial buildings are seen at the financial Central district in Hong Kong August 17, 2010. REUTERS/Bobby Yip
Bangladeshi refugee Nazmul Huda, nicknamed Arif, 26, who fled with his friend Delwar, plays an electronic game on his phone in his shack inside a quarters at the rural Ping Chi in Hong Kong's New Territories June 19, 2013. According to Vision First, a local non-governmental organization supporting