STRAIT TALK

AS expected, an International Maritime Organization (IMO) committee has agreed to prohibit the carriage of high-sulphur fuel oil that does not comply with the new low sulphur limit that comes into...

EDITORIAL

ONE nugget in the 2017 report card of the Singapore economy is the finding that labour productivity jumped to a seven-year high last year, confirming earlier trend projections.

EVERYONE knows it is easier to drive an automatic than a manual, but as any passionate petrolhead will tell you, being able to shift through the gears depending on the driving conditions increases...

THE BOTTOM LINE

THE indictment by Special Counsel Robert Mueller charging 13 Russian citizens and three Russian entities provides detailed allegations of what the Russians did when they interfered in the 2016...

MARKET volatility has surged lately, apparently vindicating those who have warned of lofty equity valuations.

COMMENTARY

THE final batch of pre-election opinion surveys were published on Friday before the landmark Italian ballot on March 4. With potential political deadlock on the horizon, in a nation where there have...

COMMENTARY

THE symbiotic relationship between brands and the Olympics represents a huge opportunity for Asian brands to compete on the world stage.

EDITORIAL

AS budgets go, the 2018 fiscal statement delivered yesterday by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat is quintessentially Singaporean in more ways than one.

COMMENTARY

FINANCE Minister Heng Swee Keat stressed early in his Budget 2018 speech on the importance of encouraging pervasive innovation throughout the economy, as well as the key role intellectual property (...

COMMENTARY

WITH real GDP growing 3.6 per cent in 2017, and property prices beginning to stir anew, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat was able to report a revenue bonanza that gave him enormous fiscal headroom...