Commentary

Abe’s snap poll no reckless gamble

Abe’s snap poll no reckless gamble

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has thrown out the political playbook. With two years remaining in his term, and with his Liberal Democratic Party enjoying comfortable...

Samsung sings the smartphone blues

Samsung sings the smartphone blues

It was in 2010 that Mr Lee Kun-hee, chairman of the Samsung group, warned that South Korea’s most famous company risked becoming a “corner shop”. In fact, at the time of his...

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