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STRAIT TALK

THE Northern Summer is upon us. Countless shipping executives are suddenly on leave as school holidays start and a significant portion of the global maritime industries, and the political machinery...

IN urban development circles, "Smart Cities" is clearly the buzzword and flavour of the month. The technologies of today allow us to come just that step closer to Isaac Asimov's wonder...

EDITORIAL

The sale of the core Web assets of Yahoo! to Verizon for US$4.8 billion marks an end to one of the pioneering companies that was instrumental in making sense of the chaotic World Wide Web - as the...

THE BOTTOM LINE

THE 12-volume Chilcot report is a reminder that the Iraq and Afghanistan wars not only precipitated a humanitarian and geopolitical crisis, but are a major cause of global economic instability.

FROM the humble thumb drive to an automated wearable artificial kidney, Singapore is not only home to some of the world's most innovative products and ideas, but has consistently taken...

COMMENTARY

THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) recently introduced sustainability reporting guidelines which will take effect for any financial year ending on or after Dec 31, 2017, on a "comply or explain"...

MONETARY policy has become increasingly complicated. We have rising interest rates in some parts of the world. We have falling interest rates in other parts of the world. Some central banks have...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

WITH the latest residential data showing signs of a bottoming out in prices in the second quarter, it comes as no surprise that the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has reiterated that it is too...

EDITORIAL

THIS month marks the 25th anniversary of India's pro-market economic reforms, which were launched in July 1991...

ON JULY 4, 2016, space probe Juno went into orbit around Jupiter.