SINGAPORE will play its part in shaping the frameworks and protocols of the global post-Covid-19 world, supported by resilience at home, said Senior Minister Teo Chee Hean on Thursday, in the...

EDITORIAL

CHRIS Patten, the one-time British politician and last governor of Hong Kong, likes to tell the story of how China reacted when jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010.

[TAIPEI] China's planned national security law may prompt Taiwan to revoke the special status it extends to Hong Kong, President Tsai Ing-wen said, a move that could anger Beijing and make it...

MARK TO MARKET

THIS past week, the US Senate passed by unanimous consent a bill that could disqualify many Chinese companies from listing on American stock exchanges.

EDITORIAL

MUCH about Sars-CoV-2 remains a mystery although it has been five months since the world learned of this dreaded virus behind the Covid-19 global pandemic.

THIS week marks the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) day, a momentous moment in World War II which remains the largest armed conflict in human history. Three quarters of a century on,...

EDITORIAL

NO MAN is an island is an expression that has gained much currency in the modern era as countries become more and more interconnected and interdependent. But in the past fortnight or so, this...

[LONDON] Nothing right now is stopping a surge in oil tanker rates that's given owners of the vessels one of the biggest boosts in years.

GOLD's ascent has been petering out lately, but a low-yield environment amid waning global macros, shaky geopolitics and rate-cut expectations in the US could give renewed oomph to the bullion...

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