United States President Barack Obama’s hesitations, ambivalence, U-turns, and political gamesmanship with the US Congress over punishing Syria for its use of chemical weapons...
Once again, Japan is Asia’s odd country out.
Japan’s prolonged political anni horribiles – spanning more than half a decade – has ended. The Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) won a decisive victory in elections to the upper...
The impact of Abenomics on Japan’s economy is gradually beginning to be felt.
Ms Watanabe, age 40, is hesitant. Her mother, Mrs Watanabe, is known for moving the world’s markets with the financial trading that occupies her breaks from housework.
China’s refusal to attend this year’s summit with Japan and South Korea as scheduled comes at a trying moment for all three countries.
When the consequences of the United States-led invasion of Iraq 10 years ago are fully assessed, the importance of the subsequent rise of political Islam there — and throughout...