Politics & Economy

5 detained in China tainted meat scandal as police launch probe

BEIJING (Kyodo) -- Shanghai police have detained five suspects in connection with a tainted meat scandal that has rocked major fast food chains in China, Japan and the United States, Chinese state media reported Wednesday. Authorities have placed...

Abenomics

Japanese companies set targets for adding women managers

TOKYO -- In response to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's call to expand the ranks of women in m...

Geopolitico

Thitinan Pongsudhirak: The geopolitical ripples of Thailand's coup

BANGKOK -- Thailand's May 22 military coup has generated striking geopolitical divides acr...

Economeister

Frederic Neumann: Developing Asia eyes boom in south-south funding sources

The world's changing, again. For years, developing countries -- or, in today's parlance, "...

Thai Turmoil

Thai economy rocked by exodus of Cambodian workers

BANGKOK -- Thailand's economy has been rocked by the haphazard exodus of illegal workers d...

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...