Politics & Economy

From left to right: Tsai Ing-wen, Donald Trump, Xi Jinping © AP

Taiwan's Tsai seeks to make status quo last

President surprisingly sanguine about Trump's support for 'One China' policy

Park Geun-hye scandal

South Korea rudderless without president, Samsung chief

Lack of leadership likely to deepen economic, diplomatic paralysis

US In Transition -- Trump era begins

Does Trump think the yen is too weak?

Maybe he does but Washington has spent 22 years changing its mind

Duterte's Philippines

Philippines orders closure of 21 mines on environmental grounds

Half of the country's nickel output affected, but economic impact seen as minimal