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FINANCE ministers from across the world converged on Washington last week for the annual meetings of the World Bank and IMF. At last year's annual meetings, these ministers pledged to commit...

THE leaders of the Euro-pean Union (EU) states will meet on Saturday for a special Brexit summit without UK Prime Minister Theresa May. The meeting of the 27 EU states will seek to set Europe's...

COMMENTARY

WOMEN enrolled in university right now could be the first generation to close the gender pay gap in Singapore. New research from Accenture reveals that women graduating in the Class of 2020 in...

BRITISH Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a general election on June 8 is a perilous combination of low risk and high stakes. According to opinion polls, her Conservative government will win...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

THREE years ago, DBS Group chief executive Piyush Gupta said his successor could be a woman.

WE have employed the labels "left" and "right" so frequently during our contemporary political discourse that some of us assume that those terms may have a timeless quality and...

THE BOTTOM LINE

IN a few weeks, Tsai Ing Wen will mark her first anniversary as president of Taiwan. However, her celebration is likely to be subdued since she is facing intractable problems with the world's...

EDITORIAL

FINALLY, the "elephant in the room" - the looming threat of a North Korean nuclear or chemical weapon attack on Japan - has been acknowledged. Japanese newspapers ran front-page stories on...

THE push to improve diversity, especially gender diversity, gained considerable momentum following the global financial crisis. Many policymakers, regulators and commentators have expressed the view...

COMMENTARY

EVERY person on the planet generates a digital footprint. However, the digital footprint of baby boomers looks vastly different from that of millennials. This is due to the vast differences in how...