Politics & Economy

Abe sees business opportunities in the rapidly growing region. © Kyodo

Abe to pitch Japan on Latin America tour

TOKYO -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will kick off a tour of five Latin American countries Friday, aiming to use diplomacy to help domestic businesses branch out into the region while curbing an increasingly influential China. The trip wil...

Abenomics

Japanese companies set targets for adding women managers

TOKYO -- In response to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's call to expand the ranks of women in m...

Geopolitico

Thitinan Pongsudhirak: The geopolitical ripples of Thailand's coup

BANGKOK -- Thailand's May 22 military coup has generated striking geopolitical divides acr...

Economeister

Frederic Neumann: Developing Asia eyes boom in south-south funding sources

The world's changing, again. For years, developing countries -- or, in today's parlance, "...

Thai Turmoil

Thai junta planning long-term reforms: experts

BANGKOK -- Thailand's National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), the military junta whic...

Changing India

China's Xi turns on the charm but will Modi be swayed?

BEIJING -- Speculation is a favorite hobby of the Indian elite, but even the shrewdest pla...