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IT TURNS out that North Korea is not just a nuclear threat. It is also a cyberthreat - and in some ways, this may be more frightening. Launched largely anonymously, cyber attacks can cripple...

TEN years have passed since the first Singapore International Energy Week. In that time, the world's energy landscape has undergone a dramatic transformation, spurred by an unprecedented...

COMMENTARY

THIS could have been the theme song of the recent annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank in Washington where officials went out of their way to project optimism.

COMMENTARY

ELECTED in 2014 on a platform of economic reform, India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, three years on, is attracting a lot of debate on how successful he has been in driving the reform agenda...

EDITORIAL

SO-CALLED "secret negotiations" are reportedly underway, it seems, between the US and North Korea. The outcome of these clandestine talks is of critical - possibly even existential -...

EDITORIAL

THE latest report card on global economic health makes for some welcome heartening reading - according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the upswing in economic activity around the world is...

OF the 10 countries that attended the recent BRICS Summit in Xiamen, China - five BRICS members and five guest countries - three were from Africa, namely South Africa, Egypt, and Kenya.

IS there always a hard choice between doing good and doing well?

BOOK REVIEW

AS the subtitle suggests, this book is about the most fundamental challenges now facing the world economy and its nation-states. The author - a now-retired senior career diplomat with Denmark's...

THE BOTTOM LINE

THE long-expected 19th Congress of the Communist Party of China will kick off on Wednesday in Beijing; and the Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, is expected to emerge with an even tighter grip on the...