HOCK LOCK SIEW

THE review of valuation and reporting practices that real estate valuers adopt in their work for listed companies is laudable given its stated aim of ensuring quality valuations to safeguard investor...

COMMENTARY

THE shipping, offshore maritime, oil and gas sectors have been suffering the effects of a very daunting market conditions amidst an unprecedented and protracted industry downturn. The effect of the...

STRAIT TALK

MANY years ago, during my first few trips to sea, we used to be stopped by Britain's Royal Navy as we headed towards the ports of Lourenço Marquess, now called Maputo, and Beira in Mozambique. ...

MONDAY MULTIPLE

THE consumer staples sector, notably the food and beverage (F&B) sector, draws investor attention for good reason. Everyone needs food. It is an easy sector to understand.

INSIDE VIEW

Another week, yet more episodes of terror, turmoil and bloodshed across the world. The Islamic State has claimed credit for the latest terror attacks in Europe, this time along a coastal stretch in...

BATAM has an unbeatable business proposition. The Indonesian island is 20 kilometres from Singapore, offers much cheaper land and labour, and is connected to its rich neighbour through extensive...

FULL English "Brexit" is off the menu. Before leaving the European Union altogether, the British government now wants an "interim period", in which the United Kingdom would retain...

THE US vice-president, Mike Pence, ended his four-country Latin American tour on Friday, after stop-offs in Colombia, Argentina, Chile and Panama.

I AM the co-founder of a company that helps clients find ways to diversify their workforce. We recently set up an interview at a major company for a senior African-American woman software engineer...

THE BOTTOMLINE

WE'RE living in an age of anxiety. The country is being transformed by complex forces, such as changing demographics and technological disruption. Many people live within a bewildering freedom,...