Politics & Economy

Japan to offer 42bn yen in 3-year ODA for women's empowerment

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday Japan will extend more than 42 billion yen ($347 million) in official development assistance over the next three years to promote education for women and girls. Delivering a speech at an inte...

Economeister

Motoshige Itoh: China's financial crisis hinges on 'good equilibrium'

The severity of financial crises depends on the presence of "good equilibrium," with a cal...

Geopolitico

Daniel Twining: China's 'history war' against Japan may backfire

By prodding Japan on history, China may cast light on its own inconvenient past and Imperi...

Perspectives

Nicholas Spiro: China the real worry for emerging market investors

Investor sentiment towards emerging markets remains bleak. Emerging market stocks have...

The Future of Asia 2014

Thai instability to impact region: Asean chief

TOKYO -- Le Luong Minh, the secretary general of Asean, said Friday that events unfolding ...