I BELONG to a generation that has been told there is no other choice other than to be flexible in the labour market. It means being flexible about where you go to work, when you go to work, and about...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

IF THE underlying tones of two recent regulatory announcements are any indication, Triyards could be the next business unit of the financially troubled Ezra group to hog the headlines, despite...

TWO of the leading targets for Candidate Donald Trump's attacks during the 2016 presidential campaign were Iran and China, and by extension, US policy towards them...

EDITORIAL

EVERY year, the Auditor-General's Office (AGO) releases a report on financial and other irregularities in public-sector entities, and every year it flags significant lapses that it has uncovered...

THE BOTTOM LINE

THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) earned itself a bad reputation at the time of the Asian financial crisis in 1997 by prescribing an economic medicine that was not only unpalatable but, as it...

DONALD Trump marks the six-month point of his turbulent presidency this Thursday. With multiple polls showing him to be the most unpopular White House incumbent of the modern political era, his...

THE Asian Financial Crisis (AFC) that began 20 years ago this month had lingering effects well into 1998, casting a long shadow over many of the region's economies for several years. Since that...

A MILESTONE was achieved when Singapore and 68 other countries signed the multilateral tax convention to counter base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) on June 7. Once ratified by each country, the...

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