China's President Xi Jinping meets with the guests at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank launch ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing October 24. © Reuters

Kasit Piromya

Asian nations wary of China's new infrastructure bank

The Asia-Pacific region needs about $8 trillion for infrastructure development and modernization over the next decade or so, according to the Asian Development Bank. Among the projects the ADB says are needed is an east-west Asian Highway that the U....

The Future of Asia

Thai instability to impact region: Asean chief

TOKYO -- Le Luong Minh, the secretary general of Asean, said Friday that events unfolding ...

Nikkei Asia Prizes

Heart for the people

BANGALORE -- The southern Indian city of Bangalore is known as "India's Silicon Valley." I...