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THE Philippines on Monday took delivery of two Japanese military surveillance aircraft to help it patrol vital sea lanes in the South China Sea, despite Manila's increasingly conciliatory stance...

JAPAN'S government laid out a plan on Tuesday that improves pay for contract employees but takes a soft-touch approach to reigning in the country's notoriously long working hours...

CHINA appears to have largely completed major construction of military infrastructure on artificial islands it has built in the South China Sea and can now deploy combat planes and other military...

WHEN the European Central Bank announced its targeted lending programme back in 2014, policy makers including President Mario Draghi held out great hopes that it would finally get financial...

DOW Chemical Co and DuPont Co's success at converting smart ideas in the laboratory into products used by farmers across the world was nearly their undoing when European Union (EU) regulators...

INVESTIGATORS pored over a Japanese mountain on Tuesday after a massive avalanche tore through a group of high school students and teachers, killing eight, amid questions of why avalanche warnings...

REPUBLICAN leaders are eager to avoid a government shutdown, but the demise of their Obamacare repeal could leave some conservatives spoiling for a fight that raises the odds of a standoff.

EDITORIAL

WHEN US reconnaissance planes found evidence of Soviet missiles in Cuba in the fall of 1962, President John Kennedy decided to declare a naval blockade of Cuba, with ships ordered to confront and...

THE BOTTOM LINE

THERE was bound to be a political commotion when the Trump administration released its 2018 budget. After all, it isn't every day that the White House proposes deep cuts in agency spending. ...

ALMOST every American who went through the public school system probably recalls the informative and entertaining class, "How a Bill Becomes a Law", which usually included the screening of...