Politics & Economy

Taiwan politics

Anti-China activist commits suicide

HONG KONG -- A Taiwanese student has killed himself days after he was released home on bail for breaking into the ministry of education to protest local authorities' plans to implement a new "China-centric" curriculum in high schools and vocational s...

Economeister

George Magnus: TPP can help but not transform Asia's trade funk

It has become almost an annual ritual for the International Monetary Fund to lower its pro...

Geopolitico

Michael Auslin: Russia and China fuel Asia's other 'Great Game'

How Russia responds to China's rising influence in Siberia has huge consequences for Asia'...

Perspectives

Peter Tasker: What the Nikkei-FT deal says about the media and Japan's mindset

There may be a 1980s vibe in Tokyo these days, but Japanese acquisitions now tend to be mo...

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 ...