OPINION

LAST year's filming of a movie on ultra-high net worth families in Singapore had everyone talking about it. If you haven't read the widely popular book, the story is focused on the...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

EZION Holdings looks set to re-open to frenzied trading this week when it emerges from a months-long trading suspension and a complex debt revamp.

EDITORIAL

BEIJING's present difficulties over its trade relationship with the United States will be nothing compared to what will come if Washington's Taiwan Travel Act is given full force. It will...

UNLIKE the American oil giants, this company does not seek the protection of the US military. Unlike the nation's car industry, it does not depend on government subsidies. And unlike the big...

THE BOTTOM LINE

IN his epic speech at the Communist party congress last October, party leader and state president Xi Jinping announced the initiation of "a new stage in strengthening and revitalising the armed...

SINGAPORE is a magnet for global talent, and its business community is exceptionally receptive to advanced business ideas, no matter where they originate. That's unusual in Asia, which tends...

COMMENTARY

INDIAN Prime Minister Narendra Modi starts on Tuesday a landmark trip to the United Kingdom that will strengthen bilateral political and economic ties. The visit, only the second UK tour by an Indian...

COMMENTARY

AN unpleasant cocktail of monetary circumstances is starting to bubble up in the heartlands of Europe. Financial markets may be about to suffer from a repeat of previous policy upsets. The concerns...

COMMENTARY

THE tit-for-tat trade spat between the world's two largest economic powerhouses has sent shockwaves through the global economy, roiling financial markets. Staying true to his campaign promise,...

COMMENTARY

RISING geopolitical tensions in the Middle East have already boosted oil prices and there is plenty of scope for them to move higher still. That an oil price spike would follow Western missiles...