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Asia Editor — Wall Street Journal
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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.
Jan 26, 2015

O2 bid doesn’t give Hutchison its share of oxygen - Heard on the Street via @WSJ

Jan 26, 2015

Dozens of Philippine commandos killed in raid over suspected terrorist via @WSJ

Jan 26, 2015

China’s Anti-Graft Agency Takes Credit for National Soccer Team Improvement via @chinarealtime

Jan 26, 2015

RT @AlastairGale: As South Korea promotes unification, youngsters say they feel closer to Americans & Chinese. http:…

Jan 26, 2015

RT @WSJIndia: India's Dare Devils - motorcycle stunt riders - get thumbs up from Obama

Jan 26, 2015

It's raining on the parade: A wet Republic Day involves a Battle of the Hats:…

Jan 26, 2015

Obama’s appearance at India’s Republic Day sends message to China. [and the message is, solidarity in democracy]

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