Politics & Economy

Thawing ties

Chinese minister to attend UN conference in Japan

TOKYO -- China's civil affairs minister will attend a United Nations-sponsored meeting on disaster risks in Japan next month, making him the first minister from Beijing to visit Japan in three years. Li Liguo, who also is in charge of disaster re...

Economeister

Nicholas Spiro: India's prolonged bull run has life in it yet

Few emerging markets have enjoyed such a dramatic and sustained improvement in investor se...

Geopolitico

Manasi Pritam and Maihan Saeedi: India risks marginalization in Afghanistan

As the U.S. and its NATO allies pull out of Afghanistan, regional powers Pakistan and Chin...

Abenomics

Abe re-elected as Japan's prime minister

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Shinzo Abe was re-elected as Japan's prime minister Wednesday at a specia...

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

Blow for Modi: Delhi sees spectacular comeback for opponent

NEW DELHI -- In a major blow to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his Bharatiya Janata ...