Politics & Economy

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known for promoting solar power generation during his time as chief minister of the western state of Gujarat. © Reuters

Indian government's solar power push sparks investment, action

MUMBAI -- The new government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pushing for greater use of solar power in India, and energy companies are heeding the call. Increasing the use of renewable energy is expected to help remedy the chronic electricity ...

Abenomics

Former Economist editor Emmott says Abenomics is on the brink

LONDON -- It has been a year and a half since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's administration l...

Geopolitico

David I. Steinberg: Myanmar -- foreign policy success, paternity and reality

President Barack Obama claimed in a speech at West Point Military Academy on May 28 that U...

Economeister

Stephen Grenville: How to reboot world trade talks

Expanding trade has been the lynchpin of globalization. Total world trade rose from 42% of...

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 reforms bring foreign cash to India

TOKYO -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and co-leaders have been working on loosening...