Politics & Economy

Beijing to take scalpel to pay at state-owned businesses

BEIJING -- China decided Friday to rein in compensation and benefits for management at state-owned enterprises, which have been criticized as excessive. The policy, settled at a Politburo meeting chaired by President Xi Jinping, will apply to sta...

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

Khurana, DasGupta: India's investment plans face implementation risk

In May, India made history in its national elections, sweeping into power the conservative...

Thai Turmoil

Finding George Orwell in Bangkok

BANGKOK -- It is a Saturday afternoon and I am wandering the polished hallways of Paragon,...

Changing India

Modi reforms bring foreign cash to India

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