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WSJ Asia Editor, tweeting eye-catching news from the region

Obama Will Try to Avoid the K Word — To some U.S. officials, it is known simply as the "K-word." Kashmir. It's a topic we expect U.S. President Barack Obama to try his level best to avoid during his three-day trip to India that starts next week. The issue got the former British foreign secretary in hot water when he was here last year.

Singapore's Temasek Seeks Deals in U.S. and Europe — SINGAPORE-Singapore's giant state investment company, Temasek Holdings Pte. Ltd., is looking to bulk up its portfolio in the U.S. and Europe, seeing opportunities in those regions despite persistent uncertainty over the health of their economies.

From Poverty to Exploitation in India — A young girl's tale highlights a different aspect of the abusive treatment of women, and many children, in the world's largest democracy.

Crimes Against Women: A New WSJ E-Book — Crimes against women have dominated the national discourse in India since the brutal gang rape of a young woman on a moving bus in New Delhi in December and her subsequent death from injuries sustained in the assault. The government, faced with unprecedented pressure from a disgusted electorate, has toughened laws relating to rape and other assaults on women.
Feb 28, 2015

Japan pension-fund return climbs on riskier investments via @WSJ

Feb 28, 2015

Afghanistan avalanches, floods kill nearly 200 people via @WSJ

Feb 28, 2015

Greenpeace India Apologizes Over Handling of Sexual-Harassment Claim…

Feb 28, 2015

Is this what the doctor ordered? India’s Budget Focuses on Infrastructure

Feb 27, 2015

China’s Internet giants are developing their own OS and apps stores via @WSJ

Feb 26, 2015

Inside India: Focusing on the Fiscal Deficit Is Bad for India’s Economy

Feb 26, 2015

A Tale of Two Extraction Industries: Iron-ore mining companies have avoided Big Oil's writedowns

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