Sunday, August 16, 2015
The U.S. 2016 presidential campaign seems different. Traditionally, the Republicans have nominated a known-quantity candidate with extensive government experience. The Democrats are more given to surprises.
The Chinese yuan's sharp plunge this week, after the People's Bank of China widened the trading band, has led to understandable nervousness in the markets.
"Giyera" is the title of an ongoing exhibition at Ayala Museum that looks back at the Japanese occupation of the Philippines through the eyes of Fernando Amorsolo.
New guidelines in a U.S. military war manual may change the rules for reporters covering conflicts, but it remains to be seen how the U.S. Defense Department (DoD) will implement the new policy.
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Once thought dead and buried on the battlefields of Iraq, a muscular and militaristic "neoconservative" approach to U.S. foreign policy is making a comeback.
Greece's international creditors will have an unprecedented say over the country's government to make sure Athens sticks to the terms of its huge third bailout. But will it be enough to ensure its success?
As many Americans engage in a summer flirtation with outsider Republican presidential hopefuls, one of the most battle-hardened politicians in the 2016 race, Ohio Governor John Kasich, is rapidly gaining ground.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious reform agenda has stalled with crucial bills stuck in India's parliament, which ended its latest session this week in bitter uproar.
There was an unmistakable air of alarm on Wednesday as the Singapore dollar fell to its weakest level against the greenback in more than five years while shares took their biggest one-day dive since 2011.
Friday, August 14, 2015
A free-falling Chinese currency could make mainland China's goods cheaper for foreigners, squeeze Western companies, discourage Chinese tourism, increase China's exports and complicate the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision on whether to raise American interest rates.