CNBC - Asia News Ivanka Trump's China business ties are more secret than ever 2017-09-26T11:33:00.000000000+00:00 Public information about the companies importing Ivanka Trump goods to the U.S. has become harder to find Russia is reportedly 'working behind scenes' to resolve North Korea crisis 2017-09-26T10:37:00.000000000+00:00 A senior Russian diplomat also said the U.S. approach to North Korea was a dead end. North Korea appears to bolster defenses after flight by US bombers as rhetoric escalates 2017-09-26T09:48:00.000000000+00:00 North Korea appears to have boosted defenses on its east coast, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said on Tuesday. Asia markets slip after North Korea accuses Trump of declaring war 2017-09-26T07:12:00.000000000+00:00 Most major indexes in Asia closed lower as the war of words between North Korea and the U.S. escalated overnight. National Iranian Oil executive says oil at $60 a barrel could stabilize the energy market 2017-09-26T06:59:00.000000000+00:00 Saeid Khoshrou from National Iranian Oil Company says $60 a barrel could encourage investments. Presidential guard killed in shooting incident near residence of Philippine leader Duterte 2017-09-26T05:50:00.000000000+00:00 A presidential guard member was killed near the residence of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. North Korean threats and bluster could help Japan’s prime minister win an election 2017-09-26T05:15:00.000000000+00:00 Japanese Prime Minister Abe may use North Korea's nuclear drama to boost his chances at next month's elections. US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says he pressed China for results on trade frictions 2017-09-26T05:09:00.000000000+00:00 U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross pressed for "meaningful action" on greater access to China's market. Meet the golfer who just finished playing the longest hole in history 2017-09-26T04:18:00.000000000+00:00 A former rugby player kicked off an 80-day golf odyssey in Mongolia to raise $100,000 for children's charities. Alibaba to pay $807 million for majority stake in logistics firm Cainiao 2017-09-26T04:05:00.000000000+00:00 Alibaba increased its logistics investments as part of its aim to fulfill orders on the mainland withing 24 hours.