Politics & Economy

Japan-bound Chinese

For many tourists, curiosity trumps politics

Strained diplomatic ties are not preventing a growing number of Chinese tourists from seeing Japan for themselves. In November, 207,500 Chinese visited Japan, a 103% increase on the year. South Korea is also a popular choice, but an employee at ...

Economeister

Makoto Saito: Abenomics gets economic diagnosis all wrong

Japan often talks about "15 years of deflation." Prime Minister Shinzo Abe often cites thi...

Geopolitico

Brahma Chellaney: From a nonaligned to multialigned India?

When a country hosts Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and U....

Abenomics

Leading Japan: Will Abe's golden age last four more years?

TOKYO -- Excitement electrified the Dec. 14 night air at Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's party...

Thai Turmoil

All the generals' men -- and two women: Thailand's new interim cabinet

BANGKOK -- Thailand's military leaders put another crucial element of their interim admini...

Changing India

India's GDP loses steam: Central bank under pressure to lower rates

MUMBAI -- As the Indian economy starts showing signs of a slowdown, pressure is mounting o...