INDIA is in a prolonged standoff with Chinese forces on the Doklam plateau. China may have been caught offguard after Indian armed forces confronted a Chinese road-building team in the Bhutanese...

EDITORIAL

Investors are feeling good. Economic growth around the world has picked up noticeably, led by manufacturing and tech, but inflation remains stubbornly low.

THE BOTTOM LINE

OCTOBER will mark the 30th anniversary of the 1987 financial crash. It is already nine years after the slump of 2008 and this July marks the 20th anniversary of the Asian financial crisis.

FINANCIAL crime has in the past had connotations of being "low impact", but this belies the devastating effect it has on people and societies...

US VICE-PRESIDENT Mike Pence starts this weekend an important tour of Eastern Europe. The visit, whose subtext is that of the future of US-Russia relations under President Donald Trump, will see his...

AN EVER-CHANGING economy, volatile retail sales and growing vacancies in shopping malls - all this seems to spell trouble for the local retail scene, but there is light at the end of the hardship...

COMMENTARY

TODAY, Singapore's e-commerce witnesses its big bang...

COMMENTARY

YOU can hear a loud heave of relief echoing across the globe when Malaysia's national oil company (NOC), Petronas announced on Wednesday the decision to pull the plug on the C$36 billion (S$39.1...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

WHO doesn't love a company that's on the cusp of getting another shot at reinvigorating itself, huh? Such fascination, albeit premature at this point, led traders to lap up Singapore-listed...

COMMENTARY

THE US is about to lose its dominance in financial technology.

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