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

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.

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

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.

Q&A: Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

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.

Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Preaches Patience on Economic Reforms

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...

Obama Will Try to Avoid the K Word

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.

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

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.

From Poverty to Exploitation in India

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.

Crimes Against Women: A New WSJ E-Book

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.
May 03, 2016

How Much Do Indians Pay Their Many Domestic Helpers? on.wsj.com/24lan57 via @WSJ

May 03, 2016

Vijay Mallya Resigns From Indian Parliament on.wsj.com/1rgngLJ via @WSJ

May 01, 2016

The Outlook: On close inspection, India’s sharp growth picture gets fuzzy on.wsj.com/1STK2Te via @WSJ

May 01, 2016

Why so many Chinese students come to the U.S. on.wsj.com/1Uq4YDJ via @WSJ

Apr 30, 2016

China promotes vigilance at home with anti-spy campaign on.wsj.com/1WXB9uH via @WSJ

Apr 29, 2016

How the Oklahoma City Thunder became addicted to halal food on.wsj.com/1UjMW5U via @WSJ

Apr 28, 2016

[Since one candidate is making a big deal of it:] How much do U.S. military bases in Japan and Korea actually cost? on.wsj.com/1N1Cz5e


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