Politics & Economy

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop in an interview with The Nikkei.

Julie Bishop interview

Pacific aid remains 'priority' for Australia, foreign minister says

IWAKI, Japan -- Australia, long a major donor to Pacific island states, continues to see the region as a foreign policy priority, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said in an interview with The Nikkei. Bishop was in Japan to attend the Pacific Island...


Frederic Neumann: Time to talk about the high income trap

Much is made of the dangers of falling into the middle income trap. But as Japan shows, hi...


Raj Kumar Sharma: Economic diplomacy dominates foreign policy in Modi's first year

The Indian prime minister has rebuilt bonds with the country's neighbors in his first year...


Peter Tasker: Abe and the historians

Peter Tasker argues that scholars have it all wrong when it comes to wartime grievances be...