Gadget assembler Foxconn harbors big-brand ambitions

Taiwan's largest company aims to move up the value chain; will it succeed?

Business

Asia is a growing force in global industry, survey shows

Regional companies come out on top in 27 of 57 major products and services

Politics & Economy

G-20's failure over North Korea bodes ill for the future

US, allies split with China, Russia over how to deal with Pyongyang's provocations

Viewpoints

Thitinan Pongsudhirak: Thailand wastes 30 years standing up and falling down

With the military calling the shots, the country risks yet another lost decade

Tech & Science

Genome-edited rice gets a step closer to the kitchen

Scientists in Japan await first harvest of crop developed using new GMO technology

Life & Arts

Monocle points the way to city life at its best

Politeness, punctuality and green pockets keep Tokyo atop life quality ranks

Tea Leaves

As a city, Yangon is still searching for its mojo

Uneven development leaves Myanmar's largest city in a state of flux

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