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Q&A: Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou on China Ties, Policy and His Legacy

wsj.com — Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou is entering his eighth and final year in office. The Wall Street Journal interviewed Mr. Ma in the Presidential Office Building in Taipei on Friday, discussing his time in office, his China policy and the political costs of some of the policies he has pursued.
May 10, 2015

Q&A: Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou on China ties, policy and his legacy on.wsj.com/1Ivhxqs via @WSJ

Taiwan’s Ma Ying-jeou Warns Against Letting Beijing Ties Cool

wsj.com — TAIPEI-Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou defended the rapprochement he has forged with China, saying the closer ties have boosted Taiwan's economy and security and shouldn't be tampered with by whoever succeeds him. Entering his eighth and last year in office, Mr. Ma rebuffed suggestions that his China policy is proving divisive in Taiwan and costing his ruling Kuomintang party popular support ahead of January's presidential elections.
May 10, 2015

Taiwan’s Ma cites ‘economic reality,’ warns against letting Beijing ties cool. Our interview. on.wsj.com/1Eumgmo

May 10, 2015

RT @paulwsj: Taiwan’s Ma cites ‘economic reality,’ warns against letting Beijing ties cool. Our interview. on.wsj.com/1Eumgmo

May 10, 2015

Taiwan’s Ma cites ‘economic reality,’ warns against letting Beijing ties cool on.wsj.com/1Eumgmo via @WSJ

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Q&A: Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

blogs.wsj.com — Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley sat down on Thursday with reporters from The Wall Street Journal to discuss his efforts to reshape the Indian economy. Here are edited excerpts. The Wall Street Journal: Is this the dawn of revolution with the new government coming in? Arun Jaitley: We haven't used the word revolution.
Mar 26, 2015

RT @WSJIndia: Here's what India's finance minister has to say about China's slowdown. Q&A with Arun Jaitley on.wsj.com/1xDCbCc http://t…

Mar 26, 2015

RT @WSJIndia: Here's what India's finance minister has to say about China's slowdown. Q&A with Arun Jaitley on.wsj.com/1xDCbCc http://t…

Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Preaches Patience on Economic Reforms

wsj.com — NEW DELHI-Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has a simple message for critics pushing for deeper change in the economic policies of the world's largest democracy: It's coming, be patient. In an interview Thursday, Mr. Jaitley, a corporate lawyer and close ally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, touted progress India's new government has made, from easing foreign-investment limits in some industries to cutting red tape and improving...
Mar 26, 2015

India's FinMin to critics: Change is coming, be patient on.wsj.com/1HKqYmO via @WSJ

Mar 26, 2015

Arun Jaitley: Government promised change, pace of that change determined by "reality of Indian politics." wsj.com/articles/india…

Mar 26, 2015

@wsj exclusive: who'd have thunk changing huge India economy wasn't overnight job? intv w India finmin @arunjaitley wsj.com/articles/india…

Mar 26, 2015

Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley preaches patience on economic reforms on.wsj.com/1HKqYmO via @WSJ

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Obama Will Try to Avoid the K Word

blogs.wsj.com — 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.
Jan 22, 2015

RT @SaeedShah: From Obama's last visit to India (applies again this time): Obama Will Try to Avoid the K Word blogs.wsj.com/indiarealtime/… via @WSJIndia

Singapore's Temasek Seeks Deals in U.S. and Europe

online.wsj.com — 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.
Jun 27, 2013

RT @sovereignfund: Temasek is planning to open small offices in New York and London, with about 20 people in each. online.wsj.com/article/SB1000…

Jun 27, 2013

Giant Singapore investor Temasek is 'more bullish than most people' on the U.S. on.wsj.com/15JjAQH via @WSJ

Jun 28, 2013

'We are more bullish than most people' on the U.S. and Europe, Singapore's Temasek tells @WSJ ow.ly/msSOJ

From Poverty to Exploitation in India

online.wsj.com — A young girl's tale highlights a different aspect of the abusive treatment of women, and many children, in the world's largest democracy.
Jun 06, 2013

From Poverty to Exploitation in India-The story of Gudiya, or "doll," who started sex work at age 12. on.wsj.com/14AoVte via @WSJ

Jun 06, 2013

How sex trafficking begins: A teen is given the choice between marrying pimp's nephew or prostitution online.wsj.com/article/SB1000…

Jun 10, 2013

Cant wait to read, new ebook tease by @PaulWSJ: In India, the Tragic Dilemma of 'Doll' on.wsj.com/14AoVte

Crimes Against Women: A New WSJ E-Book

blogs.wsj.com — 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.
Jun 05, 2013

RT @joshchin: Chilling excerpt from "Crimes Against Women," new e-book from @WSJ' s South Asia bureau and HarperCollins: http://t.co/bQXJst…

Jun 06, 2013

Check out the new e-book on 'Crimes Against Women' by the #WSJIndia team. on.wsj.com/10RpUYz | Buy the book at bit.ly/11iQ3L7

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Sep 02, 2015

Company that gives millions of Chinese bank services wins WSJ award on.wsj.com/1FhjXER via @WSJ

Sep 01, 2015

Huge purchases by Chinese oil trader raise prices, confusion on.wsj.com/1hQyouF via @WSJ

Sep 01, 2015

White House readying sanctions plan against Chinese firms for cybertheft of corporations on.wsj.com/1N5zXC1 via @WSJ

Aug 29, 2015

Thailand police arrest foreigner in Bangkok blast probe on.wsj.com/1Js1kSy via @WSJ

Aug 28, 2015

Buzz around post-sanctions Myanmar fades for many U.S. investors on.wsj.com/1Jr7RNy via @WSJ


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