EDITORIAL

THE UN Security Council's response to the current Rohingya crisis is a disappointment. Its decision last week to issue a mere statement hardly squares with the scale of the disaster unfolding in...

IF you are a proud member of the political right or employ the "conservative" tag to affirm your ideological orientation, you are probably a happy-go-lucky kind of guy these days; perhaps...

THE BOTTOM LINE

IMAGINE for a moment that, say, Norway were to retreat into isolation, arm itself with nuclear weapons and then begin firing ballistic missiles across Britain and the Atlantic Ocean towards the...

FOR citizens of poor countries, migration often is a highly appealing option. The journey to a new country is often perilous, but it promises far greater economic opportunity: average per capita...

COMMENTARY

OVER the 12-month period ended March 31, 2017, Singaporeans paid S$47 billion in taxes. This represents a 5 per cent growth in tax collection compared to the previous 12-month period.

COMMENTARY

THE changes to today's world economy are truly revolutionary. While many people get excited about the latest model of smartphone or other technological leap forward, economists do not. For an...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

I REFER to the letter by Bobby Jayaraman "Manufacturing saga: data doesn't tally with EDB optimism" (BT, Sept 13, 2017)...

COMMENTARY

GOING by recent events, the fortunes of football and athletics in Singapore are all but doomed. Both these core sports are on a downward spiral in popularity and support, and if the trend continues...

COMMENTARY

SINGAPORE'S new four-year contract with Formula 1 arguably couldn't have come at a better time...

INSIDE VIEW

1What do you think was a significant thing that happened this week?