Make China Great Again! Xi leads China into muscular new era

In this summer’s Wolf Warrior II, Chinese action star Wu Jing portrays a tough super-patriot who rescues both fellow countrymen and oppressed Africans with...

Japan’s trade-recovery powers ahead with growth in September

Japanese exports grew by double digits for a third straight month in September, as a trade recovery underway this year showed no signs of...

China’s growth momentum gives Xi platform to deliver on pledges

Robust factory output and consumer spending kept China’s economy humming in the third quarter, giving President Xi Jinping a firm footing to rein in...

World’s first floating offshore wind farm begins operating

The world’s first floating offshore wind farm started delivering electricity to the grid in the north of Scotland. The Hywind project, built by Norwegian oil...

Uncertainty felt in Mideast as IS is defeated in Raqqa

BEIRUT—The Middle East may have turned a page with the defeat of the Islamic State (IS) group in its self-declared capital of Raqqa, but...

North Korea: ‘Nuclear war may break out any moment’

UNITED NATIONS—North Korea’s deputy UN ambassador warned on Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula “has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear...

Jokowi roots for private investment

Indonesia will turn to private investors for the hundreds of billions of dollars in investment needed to develop the archipelago’s infrastructure and natural resources,...

Court jails two Catalan leaders in sedition probe

BARCELONA, Spain—Spain’s confrontation with its independence-seeking region of Catalonia intensified on Monday when a judge ordered the leaders of two pro-independence groups jailed while...

Even with undisputed power, Xi wary to push China reforms

President Xi Jinping is expected to emerge from the twice-a-decade Chinese Communist Party’s congress that starts on Wednesday as the most powerful figure in...

PM Modi risks wealth erosion as savers chase India stock rally

Indians pouring record amounts of their savings into a stock-market rally risk getting burned. Earnings per share at companies in the NSE Nifty 50 Index...

Brexit takes bureaucracy to the atomic level

To understand the implications of Brexit, it helps to go nuclear. Of all the international regulatory challenges created by the United Kingdom’s impending departure from...

China’s 2017 growth prospects in the balance as closures spur profit...

IN pockets of China’s industrial heartland, a government push to clean up the environment and cut excess output is starting to bite: Furnaces have...

Japan’s Internet maverick has new global target: $180 steaks around the...

Japan’s corporate enfant terrible Takafumi Horie built one of the country’s most successful Internet businesses, stood for parliament, went to prison and started a...

Tillerson: North Korea diplomacy continues until 1st ‘bomb drops’

WASHINGTON—Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said last Sunday that diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving the North Korean crisis “will continue until the first bomb...

Austrian vote nudges Europe’s balance to right as populists gain

Austrian voters paved the way for the nationalist Freedom Party to enter government, heralding a shift to the political right that’s likely to make...

Trump’s speech sparks new US-Iran war of words

TEHRAN, Iran—President Donald J. Trump’s refusal to certify the Iran nuclear deal has sparked a new war of words between the Islamic Republic and...

North Korea ready for missile test as South-US drill approaches

South Korean military officials are readying for another possible missile launch by Pyongyang as they prepare for a joint military drill with the United...

Oil heads for weekly gain amid market rebalancing

Oil is heading for the biggest weekly gain since mid-September after United States crude stockpiles extended declines and as the the head of Organization...

Facebook is watching you, Belgian data-privacy agency warns in court

Facebook Inc. was accused of Big Brother-style snooping on Internet users in a fresh attack on the social network by Belgium’s data-privacy watchdog. The regulator...

Auto industry sees threat to profits, jobs in Trump’s bid to revamp...

The Trump administration’s push to change the automobile rules in the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) will lead to higher costs on manufacturers...