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Rare bottles of whisky fetch record $1m each at Hong Kong auction

There is growing interest in whisky in Southeast Asian countries such as Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia.

HCMC puts land under the hammer for $1.1 bln in new 'city of dreams'

Officials claim that residents are being paid appropriate compensation to make way for the project.

Anyone want to buy a dinosaur? Two on sale in Paris

'Dinosaurs have become cool, trendy - real objects of decoration, like paintings.'
April 10, 2018 | 10:55 am GMT+7

Steve Jobs' pre-Apple job application could fetch $50,000 at auction

The auction will also include a love letter from the late British singer Amy Winehouse to her husband Blake Fielder-Civil. 
February 23, 2018 | 08:24 am GMT+7

S.Africa opposes online rhino horn auction

The auction website is in English, but also in Chinese and Vietnamese.
August 20, 2017 | 09:32 am GMT+7

Piece of Berlin Wall up for auction

Piece of Berlin Wall goes under the hammer in Mexican auction.
May 29, 2017 | 09:36 am GMT+7

Modern art pieces fetch near $500 million at Christie's auction

Pieces by Francis Bacon and Cy Twombly break above $50 million bar at modern art auction in New York.
May 20, 2017 | 08:35 am GMT+7

All eyes are on the million-dollar watch of Vietnam's last emperor

Bao Dai bought it in Geneva in 1954, and the watch will be waiting for its next owner in the same city.
May 10, 2017 | 05:06 pm GMT+7

Jackie Kennedy's intimate letters with UK diplomat go on sale

She wrote to him to reject his marriage proposal.
March 29, 2017 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Global art sales plummet, China biggest market - report

China has regained its crown.
February 27, 2017 | 02:24 pm GMT+7

'Lucky' license plates set to go under the hammer in Vietnam

Channeling people's love of lucky numbers into the state budget: Why not?
February 08, 2017 | 09:33 am GMT+7

Unique J.K Rowling book up for sale

A rare book created, hand-written and illustrated by 'Harry Potter' author J.K. Rowling is due to go on sale.
December 09, 2016 | 08:40 am GMT+7

Artworks to go on the block at Vietnam's first auction center

But will the winning bidders pay up or shut up at the new center?
September 22, 2016 | 03:52 pm GMT+7

Basquiat, Twombly to lead New York spring art auctions

Auction houses Christie's and Sotheby's preview their spring art sales in New York showcasing works by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Mark Rothko and Cy Twombly. Spring auction season is ...
April 30, 2016 | 05:27 pm GMT+7

Chair J.K. Rowling used to write Harry Potter books to sell at auction

A chair J.K. Rowling used to write the first two volumes of her best-selling Harry Potter series is set to sell at auction in New York on Wednesday.
April 05, 2016 | 10:19 am GMT+7
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