EDITORIAL

THE Singapore government's plan for a co-investment fund to help home-based businesses make overseas acquisitions is more likely to launch targeted harpoons than to cast a wide but thin net...

"THE press is your enemy," the American president told the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. "Enemies. Understand that? Because they're trying to stick the knife right in our...

THE BOTTOM LINE

THERE was a brief moment after Donald Trump's election when it was conceivable to ask whether he would strive to be a "unifier" or a "divider". ...

MOST American presidents have considered Russia the principal rival and enemy of the United States. Very rarely have they tried to expand diplomatic relations with Moscow.

COMMENTARY

SINCE 1979 when China's paramount leader Deng Xiaoping had made the world-transforming decision to abandon once and for all the Maoist semi-autarkic model of self-reliant development and pursue...

 THE Netherlands, which boasts the fifth largest economy in the eurozone, kicked off its election this week and goes to the polls on March 15 in the next big test since Donald Trump's election...

EDITORIAL

ONE of the key planks in the comprehensive Budget 2017 that Singapore unveiled on Monday is to drive home the need to maintain a sustainable fiscal system - and in so doing, set the stage for tax...

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.