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AN optimist would probably view Keppel Corp's surprise buyout offer for Keppel Land (KepLand) as indicating a healthy market for corporate activity and, given the generous 25 per cent premium...

EVERY business competes. Companies use benchmarking, by comparing key performance metrics, as a way to determine where they stand competitively and to identify ways they can improve. It is widely...

ALEXIS Tsipras, leader of the left-wing Syriza coalition, is about to become prime minister of Greece. He will be the first European leader elected on an explicit promise to challenge the austerity...

US PRESIDENT Barack Obama used the occasion of his State of the Union address last week to promote his global trade agenda and to explain how the proposed trade deals such as the Tran-Pacific...

INTERNATIONAL taxation and taxation of multinational corporations (MNCs) is a topic that continues to attract growing interest within the business community, specifically the Base Erosion and Profit...

SYRIZA has won the most seats in Sunday's Greek election, potentially ending decades of two-party rule by New Democracy and the Panhellenic Social Movement (Pasok). Firebrand politician Alexis...

EDUCATION is considered central to human development. It is seen as a tool in eradicating poverty and promoting inclusive and equitable economic growth. The increased affluence in Asia-Pacific (Apac...

PRIVATE organisations have had to comply with the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) since it came into effect in Singapore on July 2, 2014. The PDPA governs the collection, use and disclosure of...