THE US$22 billion Chinese technology giant Tencent is sitting on an advertising goldmine. Just 18 per cent of its total revenue in fiscal year 2016 came from online advertising, and industry analysts...

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CONVINCING Singaporeans to embrace a cashless society is a crucial step for Singapore's ambition to be a smart nation...

IT SEEMS as if queuing is almost part of the Singapore culture - we're happy to queue for things we know will be worth the wait...

THE world is now facing what observers are calling a "synchronised" growth upswing. What does this mean for the economic "convergence" of developed and developing countries, a...

WITH key players like US and UK withdrawing partially from the globalisation juggernaut and calling for its closure, questions have been raised about its importance in the coming era. The withdrawals...

MOST corporate tax systems are based on the presumption that businesses operate in close proximity to their customers. These days, however, the reality is not so. Many businesses operate on a...

COMMENTARY

AFTER a week of exaggerated market volatility, it seems rather mundane to talk about taxes, but the truth is that taxation affects a much wider swathe of the population.

COMMENTARY

WHAT goes up must come down. What goes up fast must come down even faster. Except Hong Kong property, perhaps.

AFTER the administration of then-president Barack Obama announced in early 2009 its plans to bail out certain home mortgage holders, CNBC reporter Rick Santelli blasted the bailouts on the floor of...

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THE passage of the landmark Cybersecurity Bill in Parliament early this month marks an important milestone in Singapore's fight against cyber threats which range from petty criminal activities...