September 17, 2012 Lower taxes weren't the only thing that attracted Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin when he made his new home in Singapore in May. The World Bank lists Singapore as the easiest place to do business. Increasingly, money and talent are drawn to the city-state's tech sector.
September 17, 2012 The cases — charging that China unfairly subsidizes auto parts and slaps high duties on U.S.-made cars — come as Republican rival Mitt Romney argues that President Obama has let too many jobs go overseas.
September 17, 2012 China's state-run media warns of trade retaliation against Japan, following a weekend of anti-Japanese protests across China over Japan's purchase of disputed islands in the East China Sea. As the economic cost of these protests begins to escalate, NPR correspondent Louisa Lim tries to find out exactly who's behind them.
September 17, 2012 President Paul Kagame has changed the country by tackling problems that have plagued other African economies. He's also taking cues from East Asia's "Tiger" economies. But it's not all good news: Most citizens are still poor, and rights groups routinely blast Kagame.
September 16, 2012 Tens of thousands of people took to the streets to denounce Japan's purchase of a disputed chain of uninhabited islands in the South China Sea. This rising tide of anti-Japanese nationalism is now escalating into violence, with some Japanese businesses reporting attacks.
September 15, 2012 A controversy that has lasted decades boiled over this past week, spilling into China's streets Saturday. Thousands demonstrated in one of the biggest protests in Beijing in recent years.
September 14, 2012 Chinese patrol boats turned back from the disputed Senkaku islands, which Japan nationalized earlier this week despite Beijing's long-running claim of sovereignty.
September 14, 2012 The protests against an anti-Islam film have spread beyond Egypt, Libya and Yemen to countries such as Afghanistan and Indonesia.