Politics & Economy

Economic and Fiscal Policy Minister Akira Amari left for Australia on Thursday. © Kyodo

Minister-level TPP talks in homestretch, but hurdles remain

SYDNEY -- Ministers from 12 countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations will meet here for three days starting Saturday to lay the groundwork for a basic agreement, but many differences still need to be resolved. Minister-level talks ...

Economeister

Frederic Neumann: Asia should keep cutting subsidies

That reforms are urgently needed in Asia to keep growth humming along is not exactly a sec...

Geopolitico

Humphrey Hawksley: China will pay a price in Taiwan for its handling of Hong Kong

The support recently expressed by Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou for pro-democracy protes...

Abenomics

Former Economist editor Emmott says Abenomics is on the brink

LONDON -- It has been a year and a half since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's administration l...

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

Daniel Twining: India, the global swing state for US and China

As U.S. President Barack Obama prepares to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the...