The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement is being portrayed as a boon for all 12 of the countries involved.
a huge common market of $2.6 trillion and more than 622 million people, is not without its disparities.
Bad news is all around us. The world confronts the possibility of a sexist, racist ignoramus occupying the White House next January. Unreconstructed authoritarians already are in charge in Russia and China.
Seven hundred killed in a plane crash. Seven hundred killed in a terrorist attack. Hundreds killed in a building collapse.
United States politicians invariably bemoan trade as the enemy of the middle class, the major source of pressure on jobs and wages.
The end of the wretched campaign to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union against the advice of our friends around the world is less than a month away.
The fact that US President Barack Obama’s visit to Japan this month will include a stop in Hiroshima is welcome news.
At a time when Donald Trump’s indecency and vulgarity are distorting the world’s view of America, Barack Obama’s decision to become the first US president to visit Hiroshima demonstrates anew his own great personal dignity.
On June 23, millions of voters in the United Kingdom will venture out to the ballot box to decide whether their country has a better future inside or outside the European Union (EU).
Fifty years ago this month, Mao Zedong launched China’s Cultural Revolution – a decade of chaos, persecution and violence, carried out in the name of ideology and in the interest of expanding Mao’s personal power.
A Taiwanese group has intervened in the Philippines’ international court case against China’s claims in the South China Sea, pressing Taipei’s position that Taiwan is entitled to a swathe of the disputed waterway as an economic zone.
Authorities in drought-parched cities in central India have deployed round-the-clock armed guards at river-fed community reservoirs to prevent farmers from siphoning the remaining water for irrigation.
Pope Francis has called corruption “the gangrene of a people.” US Secretary of State John Kerry has labeled it a “radicalizer,” because it “destroys faith in legitimate authority.
It won’t be long before Phnom Penh is mentioned in the same sentence as Bangkok, Jakarta and Mexico City.
Asian economies are sailing in choppy waters, facing severe headwinds from an uncertain and challenging global environment.
TOKYO – Donald Trump’s loutish campaign for the US presidency has left most of the world – excluding, perhaps, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his European populist allies, like France’s Marine Le Pen – confused and aghast.
China’s adventurism in the South China Sea has prompted a change in Australian policymaking that merits wide international attention.
Cambodia is entering a new phase of political tension and uncertainty. The political outlook is relatively bleak as a political storm is gathering on the horizon.
For the first time in its history, there will be a Nobel Peace laureate and the world’s most famous political icon in the family of the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (AMM), which serves as the ASEAN annual meeting.
Americans’ personal connection to the environment, which the founders of Earth Day hoped to restore nearly 50 years ago, is all but lost.
A powerful sense of betrayal is driving the 2016 campaign. The Donald Trump campaign has always been angry. We are now beginning to see the same anger in the Bernie Sanders campaign.
The 41st anniversary of the Khmer Rouge occupation of Phnom Penh on Sunday saw poignant and somber moments, but also an outbreak of rhetoric.
Growing global wealth inequality is becoming a fundamental risk to democracy and to economies around the world as more people feel government rules “rigged” in favor of the rich leave them with few options, investors…
DENVER – When the United States’ new president gets down to work in January 2017, some obvious foreign-policy issues will already be waiting – some more patiently than others.
When the parliament ratified the not-so-earth-shattering Cabinet reshuffle on Monday that was originally announced two weeks earlier, many thought a golden opportunity was missed.