Politics & Economy

Park, Abe talk in Singapore after Lee Kuan Yew's funeral

SEOUL (Kyodo) -- South Korean President Park Geun Hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe talked with each other in Singapore, where the two leaders attended the state funeral of Lee Kuan Yew, the city-state's founding prime minister, according to...


Erik Norland: Japan likely to return to slow growth in 2015

The nation's economy cannot surge because of demographic issues, argues Erik Norland.


Opinion & Analysis: Japan grapples with the age of terrorism

As Japan grappled with the notion that it had become a target for the extremist group Isla...


Leading Japan: Will Abe's golden age last four more years?

TOKYO -- Excitement electrified the Dec. 14 night air at Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's party...

Thai Turmoil

All the generals' men -- and two women: Thailand's new interim cabinet

BANGKOK -- Thailand's military leaders put another crucial element of their interim admini...

Changing India

Survival games for Gandhi family party: Can India's 'prince' lead INC revival?

NEW DELHI -- The Indian National Congress, the venerable political party which will celebr...