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June 27, 2013

China
The New Geo-Graphics iPad Mini Index Should Calm Talk of Currency Wars

The “law of one price” holds that identical goods should trade for the same price in an efficient market.  To what extent does it hold internationally? The Economist magazine’s famous Big Mac Ind…

The New Geo-Graphics iPad Mini Index Should Calm Talk of Currency Wars

February 7, 2014

Pakistan
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of February 7, 2014

Lauren Dickey, Darcie Draudt, Will Piekos, and Sharone Tobias look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. Pakistan begins official peace talks with the Taliban. Pakistani government officials and Tali…

Maulana Sami ul-Haq, one of the Taliban negotiators, and government negotiator Irfan Siddiqui (L) smile before a news conference in Islamabad on February 6, 2014. (Mian Khursheed/Courtesy Reuters)

December 13, 2012

Japan
Beijing’s Test of Tokyo

Early this morning, East China Sea time, China sent a small reconnaissance plane into Japanese airspace over the Senkaku Islands. Too small to register on Japan’s air defense radar, but large enough …

An airplane belonging China's state oceanic administration flies past south of the disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea