Headlines of Channel economist - asia


Indian voters give Narendra Modi’s BJP a fright [11 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
Why India is one of the most polluted countries on Earth [8 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
A battle of the bands in Thailand, with political overtones [8 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
South Korean women v the patriarchy [8 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
Australia’s ruling party faces annihilation [8 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
A state election signals disaster for Australia’s ruling party [1 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
Indonesia’s president picks a Muslim scholar as his running mate [1 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
A decade after the Mumbai attacks, India remains vulnerable [1 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
Singapore’s ruling party reveals the next prime minister [1 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
Cheered on by China, Taiwan’s opposition drubs the ruling party [1 December 2018 | 1:00 am]
How one Indian city cracked the problem of urban spread [24 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Superpower rivalry blows the APEC summit to smithereens [24 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh refuse to go back to Myanmar [24 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
America’s nuclear-disarmament talks with North Korea are stuck [24 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Taiwan’s voters will be asked what to call the island’s Olympic team [22 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
A bloodless coup in Sri Lanka is going awry [17 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Fiji’s coup-makers act democratic [17 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Indonesia’s prisons will soon start spawning even more jihadists [17 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Imelda Marcos is found guilty of corruption, but not imprisoned [17 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
India’s ruling party’s penchant for renaming things is un-Indian [17 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
How Japan’s prime minister plans to cope with daunting demography [17 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
India’s long-awaited nuclear-armed submarine goes on its first patrol [17 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Sri Lanka’s president calls a snap election [11 November 2018 | 6:00 am]
Uzbekistan tries to end the use of forced labour in the cotton fields [8 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Bangladesh’s ruling party appears to be easing up ahead of elections [8 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Vietnam is getting old before it gets rich [8 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Is the Pakistani state capable of standing up to blackmail? [8 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Japan is both obsessed with and resistant to robots [8 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
New Zealand agonises about Chinese meddling [8 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
The European Union threatens the mainstay of Cambodia’s economy [3 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
How 500 Yemeni refugees in a Korean resort sparked protests [3 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Japan pampers its pets like nowhere else [3 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
New Caledonia holds a referendum on independence [3 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Sri Lanka’s president installs his arch-enemy as prime minister [1 November 2018 | 5:40 pm]
The legalisation of gay marriage meets resistance in Taiwan [1 November 2018 | 5:40 pm]
India erects the biggest statue in the world—and it’s not Gandhi [1 November 2018 | 5:40 pm]
Pakistan’s Supreme Court acquits a woman accused of blasphemy [1 November 2018 | 1:00 am]
Wooing young voters in Indonesia [25 October 2018 | 4:44 pm]
A 20-year-old rivalry is shaping Malaysia’s government [25 October 2018 | 4:44 pm]
How to read Japan’s rapprochement with China [25 October 2018 | 4:44 pm]
India’s and Pakistan’s cricket teams fight it out—in court [25 October 2018 | 4:44 pm]
Afghans vote as the war drags on [25 October 2018 | 4:44 pm]
Australia’s government loses its parliamentary majority [24 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
South-East Asian countries are backing away from the death penalty [20 October 2018 | 6:00 am]
South Korea’s president is struggling to “democratise” the economy [20 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
Australian farmers will have to get used to an even hotter climate [20 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
A minister’s resignation boosts #MeToo in India [18 October 2018 | 4:51 pm]
Citizens of Kazakhstan are just one click away from jail [18 October 2018 | 4:51 pm]
Mild social-media posts scandalise Singapore’s judges [13 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
Anti-incumbency grips Bhutan [11 October 2018 | 4:49 pm]
One of Japan’s great institutions makes way for a car park [11 October 2018 | 4:49 pm]
A Kyrgyz singer sparks a debate about sexism [11 October 2018 | 4:49 pm]
Schoolchildren in India are being taught how to be mindful [11 October 2018 | 4:49 pm]
Indian states are struggling to lift public-school attendance [11 October 2018 | 4:49 pm]
Pakistan’s new prime minister turns to the IMF [11 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
Pakistan’s new prime minister turns to the IMF [11 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
The earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia have killed more than 1,400 [4 October 2018 | 4:43 pm]
Bangladesh’s slide towards authoritarianism is accelerating [4 October 2018 | 4:43 pm]
Could North Korea be sincere? [4 October 2018 | 4:43 pm]
Why personalities trump parties in Philippine politics [4 October 2018 | 4:43 pm]
Several Indian institutions are tempering their sexism [4 October 2018 | 4:43 pm]
Chinese and American warships nearly collide [4 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
Chinese and American warships nearly collide [4 October 2018 | 2:00 am]
A tsunami strikes a poor part of Indonesia [30 September 2018 | 2:00 am]
A court upholds but curbs India’s giant biometric ID system [27 September 2018 | 4:50 pm]
Victims of forced sterilisation in Japan fight for compensation [27 September 2018 | 4:50 pm]
South Korea craves foreign approval of its claim to two tiny rocks [27 September 2018 | 4:50 pm]
An amazing upset in elections in the Maldives [27 September 2018 | 4:50 pm]
India’s government launches a vast health-insurance scheme [27 September 2018 | 4:50 pm]
A deal between China and the Vatican stirs anxiety in Taiwan [27 September 2018 | 4:50 pm]
An election upset in the Maldives [24 September 2018 | 2:00 am]
For many Asian leaders, elections are too pivotal to be left to voters [20 September 2018 | 4:46 pm]
Japan’s prime minister has a lot to do in his last years in office [20 September 2018 | 4:46 pm]
Far more Indians kill themselves than previously assumed [20 September 2018 | 4:46 pm]
Kyrgyzstan resorts to radical tactics against radical Islamists [20 September 2018 | 4:46 pm]
The leaders of the two Koreas put on another great performance [20 September 2018 | 6:00 am]
Pakistan’s former prime minister is freed from prison [20 September 2018 | 2:00 am]
Australia’s aboriginals try a novel approach to fighting crime [15 September 2018 | 2:00 am]
Ten Indian activists are arrested over a far-fetched conspiracy [15 September 2018 | 2:00 am]
Economies of scale: why Asia is obsessed with arowanas [13 September 2018 | 4:54 pm]
Pakistan’s new government betrays the Ahmadi minority [13 September 2018 | 4:54 pm]
Donald Trump still has no proper Asia policy [13 September 2018 | 4:54 pm]
The South clings to hope that North Korea is scrapping its nukes [13 September 2018 | 4:54 pm]
The perils of China’s “debt-trap diplomacy” [6 September 2018 | 4:48 pm]
Suu Kyi keeps quiet as reporters are jailed on trumped-up charges [6 September 2018 | 4:48 pm]
Japan is worried about its alliance with America [6 September 2018 | 4:48 pm]
In the Philippines, Duterte orders the arrest of a prominent critic [6 September 2018 | 2:00 am]
India unbans gay sex [6 September 2018 | 2:00 am]
A court in Myanmar jails two reporters for breaking a secrecy law [3 September 2018 | 2:00 am]
For a different take on “Crazy Rich Asians”, cross the Pacific [1 September 2018 | 2:00 am]
Australia’s new prime minister tries to end divisions in his party [30 August 2018 | 4:14 pm]
India’s government turns down disaster relief [30 August 2018 | 4:14 pm]
The UN accuses the Burmese army of genocide [30 August 2018 | 4:14 pm]
It has the world’s best schools, but Singapore wants better [30 August 2018 | 4:14 pm]
Thailand’s military junta may at last be ready to call an election [30 August 2018 | 4:14 pm]
Scott Morrison becomes prime minister [24 August 2018 | 2:00 am]
Comparing India’s two Hindu-nationalist prime ministers [23 August 2018 | 4:53 pm]
Many Afghans are ready for an end to conflict. Is the region? [23 August 2018 | 4:53 pm]
Conservation v development along Indonesia’s longest river [23 August 2018 | 4:53 pm]
Australia’s ruling party mulls sacking the prime minister—again [23 August 2018 | 2:00 am]