Bob Michaelson, 2/14/14 (WSJ Photo) What’s your favorite large city in Asia for vacation and/or biz? I’ve been fortunate and blessed to have visited: Harbin (worked there for two years),… Read more →
China is taking a step toward easing its grip on credit cards, potentially allowing foreign companies like Visa, MasterCard and other electronic payment processors to have a greater presence there.
Kaci Hickox, the Maine nurse who traveled to West Africa to care for Ebola patients, said that she won’t self-quarantine for 21 days, setting up a possible legal battle with the state.
Samsung Electronics posted a sharply lower third-quarter net profit as its mobile business continued to lose ground to low-cost Chinese smartphone makers.
Samsung is cutting the prices of its handsets in China and is preparing to roll out a cheaper line of smartphones, in an attempt to fend off growing competition from the likes of Xiaomi, Coolpad and Lenovo.
U.S. and British combat troops handed their sprawling compound in Helmand province over to Afghan forces, who will now have to fight the Taliban largely alone.
Student leaders of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong continued to push to shift the burden of their month-long demonstration to sympathetic groups after a scrapped plan to poll followers.
The White House pushed back against the governors of New York, New Jersey, Illinois and other states that instituted procedures to forcibly quarantine medical workers returning from West Africa, deepening a debate brought on by recent Ebola cases in the U.S.
Foreign lenders in China have been stung by a string of suspected fraud cases and problem loans in the country as Beijing investigates company executives and seizes assets in a crackdown on corruption.
President Joko Widodo named 34 members to his cabinet Sunday, with key economic posts going to technocrats and many others going to politicians and others with ties to leaders of his political alliance.
China’s growing fleet of nuclear submarines poses a question: How might its submarine commanders, with warheads at their disposal, respond during an underwater crisis far from China’s shores?