SINGAPORE BUDGET 2018

THOUGH free trade has been unfairly blamed for economic problems around the world, Singapore believes the answer is not to retreat from global competition, said Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian...

WITH key players like US and UK withdrawing partially from the globalisation juggernaut and calling for its closure, questions have been raised about its importance in the coming era. The withdrawals...

COMMENTARY

WHEN, in 1993, Hamid Biglari left his job as a theoretical nuclear physicist at Princeton to join McKinsey consulting, what struck him was that "companies were displacing nations as the units of...

[DAVOS, Switzerland] Britain will stand by the poverty-alleviating benefits of free trade as it charts its difficult divorce from the EU, a top minister said Tuesday despite the country's need...

THERE is a consensus among academics as well as those who watch policymaking across the globe that 2017 was a bad year. Why was that the case?

THERE is no doubt that our world is changing rapidly, under the influence of globalisation, greater volatility, accelerating digitalisation and increasing attention on sustainability. Consequently,...

COMMENTARY

ACCORDING to mainstream economic theory, globalisation tends to "lift all boats", and has little effect on the broad distribution of incomes. But "globalisation" is not the same...

[BRUSSELS] EU leaders tackle the thorny topic of globalisation at a summit on Friday with deep divisions between proponents of free markets and others seeking more protections, most notably France.