AS WITH finance ministers before him, Heng Swee Keat has done an amazing job managing the Budget, especially under such challenging conditions. However, with tax rates at their current low, the...

THE BOTTOM LINE

THE European Union and the single currency are coming unstitched.

NON-EXECUTIVE director (NED) remuneration often receives little attention from investors because their amounts generally do not make much of a dent on the profits of a company.

COMMENTARY

THE Toshiba fiasco that culminated in the resignation of chairman Shigenori Shiga last week after the firm reported a massive writedown on its nuclear power operation is not new. It had been rumbling...

FORMER US president Richard Nixon showed his disdain for the niceties of international monetary affairs in recorded conversations that later became public in the Watergate tapes. Thanks to Donald...

BUDGET COMMENTARY

IN 2013, during a press conference to announce Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's mobile phone business, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop ended his speech saying: "We didn't do anything...

THE world map for process manufacturing is changing, as industry realigns and impacts the global economy. As a result, globalisation has accelerated. The recent crude oil price volatility has...

EDITORIAL

NORTH Korea has exceeded even its own bizarre standards of statecraft if reports are true that it ordered the murder of supremo Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother last week. ...

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THE telephone conversation between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Feb 9 moved the two countries back from the edge of a precipice.

IF THERE is a single number that US President Donald Trump is obsessed with (besides the number of people who attended his inauguration), it is the US trade deficit, which he sees as indicative of US...