Politics & Economy

Xi, right, with Elbegdorj on Thursday. © Kyodo

China mending fences with neighbors ahead of APEC meeting

ULAN BATOR -- China is working to improve relations with nearby countries before November's meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, particularly Mongolia, which it views as key to northeastern Asia. President Xi Jinping met with M...

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

Vikram Nehru: A new approach to problem-solving in the South China Sea

China's rebuff of U.S. Secretary of State Kerry's proposal that it freeze "provocative" ac...

Economeister

John Edwards: Coming monetary tightening will expose G-20's vulnerabilities

Whether or not it is a formal part of the agenda for the Group of 20 finance ministers and...

Thai Turmoil

Finding George Orwell in Bangkok

BANGKOK -- It is a Saturday afternoon and I am wandering the polished hallways of Paragon,...

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...