from Breakingviews:

China has two bad role models on dealing with debt

October 6, 2014

By Andy Mukherjee

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from India Insight:

India at the 2014 Asian Games

September 24, 2014

Gold medallist Mary Kom reacts during the medal ceremony for the women's fly (48-51kg) boxing competition at the Seonhak Gymnasium during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon October 1, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

India sent a contingent of 516 athletes to this year's Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. India finished eighth on the medal table at the 2006 Asiad and improved to sixth in Guangzhou four years ago, bagging 65 medals - their best ever haul.

from Breakingviews:

Asia’s top-down corporate reforms vary in promise

August 25, 2014

By Una Galani

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Breakingviews:

Line’s $13 bln valuation shows chat app exuberance

July 31, 2014

By Robyn Mak and Una Galani

The authors are Reuters Breakingviews columnists. The opinions expressed are their own.

from Nicholas Wapshott:

Nothing pacific about it: Japan pushes back on China

By Nicholas Wapshott
July 15, 2014

Members of Japan's Self-Defence Forces' airborne troops stand at attention during the annual SDF troop review ceremony at Asaka Base in Asaka

China is on the march. Or, to be precise, China has made a strong push, militarily and otherwise, into seas nearby, setting off alarms among its neighbors. Now Japan has pushed back, announcing it will “reinterpret” its pacifist constitution so it can be more militarily aggressive in responding to China’s persistent territorial expansionism.

from Breakingviews:

Samsung software bet rests on future beyond phones

June 16, 2014

By Robyn Mak 

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Breakingviews:

Korean chat app sends mixed valuation messages

May 28, 2014

By Robyn Mak 

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Global Investing:

Discovering Pyongyang’s view with a North Korean diplomat

May 21, 2014

Last week I went to a very unique session on North Korea which featured a rare appearance of a North Korean diplomat, at London-based policy institute Chatham House.

from Photographers' Blog:

All at sea – tales from Korea’s disputed border

April 30, 2014

Baengnyeong, South Korea

By Damir Sagolj

 A blue dot on a map shows a phone's current position on the island of Baengnyeong that lies just on the South Korean side of the Northern Limit Line (NLL) in the Yellow Sea April 13, 2014. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Look at the little blue dot showing a current position on a map: that is the island of Baengnyeong. The map might suggest this outcrop is deep inside North Korea but it’s not. The hand in the picture is mine, the phone with its high-speed internet connection is also mine, and the barbed wire is South Korean.

from Full Focus:

South Korean ferry capsizes

April 16, 2014

Hundreds are missing after a ferry capsizes off South Korea, in what could be the country's biggest maritime disaster in over 20 years.