/ Nov 25, 2016

Electronics firm Elecom exits India after four years

Elecom Co., a Japanese manufacturer of peripheral products and accessories for personal computers and other digital equipment, has closed its Indian unit after less than four years in the country, with one executive saying it failed to gain traction in the price-sensitive market. “Elecom ...

/ Nov 23, 2016

BRICS falls under China's sway


Just as China dominates the other new institutions of which it is a founding member — from the Shanghai Cooperation Organization to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank — it is using BRICS to assertively push its own interests.

Indian train accident kills at least 100; cause unknown

Nov 20, 2016

Indian train accident kills at least 100; cause unknown

An Indian express train derailed early Sunday, killing over 100 people in one of the country’s worst rail disasters in years, police said, as emergency workers searched the mangled wreckage for survivors. National Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu said the government would investigate what caused ...

Nov 15, 2016

A questionable nuclear deal

The Diet must scrutinize whether Abe's nuclear deal with India contradicts Japan's efforts to promote nonproliferation and the abolition of nuclear arms.

Nov 6, 2016

Paraglider from Chiba dies in northern India

A man who was paragliding in northern India’s Himachal Pradesh state died Friday after losing control of the free-flying glider, local police said. The police identified the man as Makoto Sakuma, 39, from Chiba Prefecture. Sakuma crashed into a mountain after losing control of ...