Politics & Economy

Abe met with Modi in September.

Economic ties

India Ex-Im Bank to issue yen bonds for Sri Lankan rail repairs

TOKYO -- The Export-Import Bank of India will issue 10-year samurai bonds to raise 20 billion yen ($167 million), planning to use the money for a railway repair project in Sri Lanka. The project is part of efforts to strengthen economic ties betw...


Stephen Grenville:China growth not reverting to global mean

Larry Summers, the former U.S. treasury secretary, and fellow economist Lant Pritchett hav...


Stewart Firth:Xi visit shows Fiji sanctions' failure

Fiji went to the polls in September for the first time in eight years. After the 2006 elec...


Interview on Abenomics:US expert dismisses concern over tax-hike delay, calls for long-term growth

NEW YORK -- Most economists agree that Japan badly needs to put its fiscal house in order....

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

Modi's growth ambitions pre-empted by Indian auto industry

TOKYO -- Automakers in India are spending big in a boon for new Prime Minister Narendra Mo...