[Editorial] Lessons from Japan

The number of foreign tourists to Japan has been on a sharp increase this year, helping boost the world’s third-largest economy at a time when it is struggling with sluggish domestic consumption.In the first 10 months of the year...

[Editorial] N.K. rights act

The two main political parties are to submit their separate bills aimed at helping improve North Korea’s dire human rights conditions to a parliamentary committee on foreign affairs and unification Monday. The committee chairman,...

[David Ignatius] The IS’ terrifying strategy

WASHINGTON ― A centerpiece of President Obama’s strategy for defeating the Islamic State is mobilizing tribal fighters to join the Iraqi military in retaking Anbar and other Sunni-dominated provinces. But new research shows the ...

Consumers may propel India’s economy

MUMBAI ― India’s economy could soon be on the move again. The new government is reestablishing fiscal discipline and energizing the bureaucracy, fueling optimism that rising business confidence will re-activate investment, parti...