Politics & Economy

Credit Suisse has pleaded guilty to helping Americans evade taxes. © Reuters

OECD to cast wide net for tax evaders with information sharing

TOKYO -- The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is working on new rules aimed at curbing international tax evasion among the wealthy by promoting the sharing of bank account information across borders. Financial institutions wo...

Abenomics

Japan to build Laos' first emergency medical center

TOKYO -- The Japanese government will engage in a 1.1 billion yen ($10.6 million) project ...

Geopolitico

Lawrence Freedman: A look at the beginnings of World War I and the salami-slicers of today

As we reach the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, we find there is still no c...

Economeister

Frederic Neumann: Widodo faces tough choices ahead

The count is in. Despite a legal challenge by his opponent, it looks likely that Joko "Jok...

Thai Turmoil

Thaksin, self-made billionaire and politician, failed to embrace 'dharma'

HONG KONG -- The Ratchaprasong Intersection in the heart of Bangkok is a symbol of anti-go...

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...