CUBICLE FILES

GETTING sidelined at work is probably one of the most distressing feelings an employee can go through, short of getting fired or having a boss from hell.

HOCK LOCK SIEW

THE enhanced deferred payment scheme at The Peak @ Cairnhill I and II (Peak I and Peak II) offers an intriguing way for the developers to move their inventory, but it is worth asking if it goes...

EDITORIAL

LAST year, emerging-market (EM) equities reversed a multi-year streak of underperformance that has dogged the asset class since 2011.

THE rise of Smart Cities was a silent one, yet its impact is profound. According to the United Nations, 66 per cent of the world's population will be living in urban areas by 2050. With more and...

THE BOTTOM LINE

AS China's growth slows, the world is watching Asean countries to gain a greater share of global economy. However, many say that one obstacle between Asean and its new economic scale is the...

THE year 2016 was full of setbacks for multilateralists with Brexit and Trumpism making global headlines. Yet, 2017 could mark a turning point, starting with the entry into force of the Trade...

COMMENTARY

THE American ambassador to Cambodia made a fresh demand last month for Phnom Penh to repay a 45-year-old loan worth US$500 million - extended ironically to help the country buy American food because...

IN 1952, a 23-year-old Argentinian medical student named Che Guevara explored his country on a motorcycle. He travelled some 4,500km through the vast countryside. Guevara was appalled by the poverty...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

A TOUGH economy can force companies to reassess the value that they had attached to their assets and businesses, and sometimes that reassessment results in a write-off or an impairment.

EDITORIAL

THE setting up of a ministerial-level committee, under the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), to oversee Singapore's digitalisation efforts as well as the building out of the country's...