As cities build taller, they must keep three benchmarks for livability in mind — community, resilience and sustainability.
For Curtis S. Chin's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
In this time of fear, people are willing to give up their power to the strongman. But the forces they are seeking protection from are far beyond the abilities of one person to control.
The Chinese central bank's major devaluation of the yuan this week has large parts of Asia now worried about the prospects of a currency war.
Is the AIIB a Chinese wolf in a multilateral sheep's clothing, or simply an institution whose time has come given China's economic rise?
Asia's indigenous animals are increasingly under threat, none more so than the iconic Southeast Asian elephant.
So how should investors conduct business in Asia's frontier markets beyond China — in countries with limited rule of law and transparency?
In his 70-minute State of the Union Address to the U.S. Congress and a watching nation and world, U.S. President Barack Obama missed giving a shout-out to treaty allies Japan, South Korea and the Philippines.
Find out who or what in Asia were honored for having the worst, bad, good and best year in 2014.
Whether once divided by physical walls or currently split by political ones, today's leaders in Asia, the U.S. and Europe — including newly elected members of the U.S. Congress — should think about how much has been and can be achieved when the barriers ...
Just eight minutes after Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba made history recently with its blockbuster Initial Public Offering, New York equity markets seemingly hit their peak and have been trending downward ever since. This kind of volatility shows the need for continued capital market reforms.