THE world has a puzzle to solve, a jigsaw with a spectacular number of pieces to place. If it can succeed, it will win a priceless prize: it will achieve the goal of the Paris Agreement, to limit...

FREE trade seems to have few supporters these days. Though actual trade volumes are recovering from the post-crisis recession and drop in commodity prices, globalisation has become increasingly...

ON Sep 28, Datapulse Technology convened an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) to seek shareholders' approval to dispose of its property in Tai Seng Drive for S$53.5 million. The EGM circular...

THE crystal ball for 2018 reveals that the Islamic heartland is where the winds of change now blow at gale force. Shifts in alliances around the rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran have accelerated...

THE BOTTOM LINE

UK Prime Minister Theresa May was humiliated on Monday when a draft deal she brokered with European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker on the Irish border issue was rejected by the Northern...

DIGITAL wealth management solutions democratise finance by making investments accessible to younger professionals and the larger middle-class. They make tailored investment solutions and access to...

AROUND the world, governments are leveraging advancements in technology to make cities smarter and more efficient, and Singapore is no exception. One such technology used by cities is Smart Traffic...

IMAGINE this: you have a great idea to make innovation work in your organisation, but nobody listens. While there could be many reasons why this is the case - such as the lack of a formal ideation...

STRAIT TALK

LAST week, there was some very welcome news. Thirty-five men serving five-year prison sentences in India, upon their conviction on arms-smuggling charges, were acquitted by an appeals court nearly...

ON this day 140 years ago, HSBC opened its doors in Singapore. The decision to do so for the (then) 12-year-old Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank was pretty clear.