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ROGER Grant thought he had it made when he landed a job as an IT manager in Nokia back in 1996. At that time, IT and Nokia were on the ascent. At the age of 23, Mr Grant was paid more than his father...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

THE plight of a largely retail-based Singdollar noteholder community with exposure to Singapore's offshore and marine (O&M) sector is back in the spotlight this week...

PRESIDENT Donald Trump's nationalist fans are not a happy bunch these days. The political outsider who they had celebrated as the hardcore populist who would drain the swamp in Washington,...

THE BOTTOM LINE

NEAR the peak of the property cycle in 2013, I recall walking into a showroom one Saturday morning to be greeted by an agent who excitedly proclaimed that purchasing a unit was just like buying...

EDITORIAL

THE digital revolution has heralded great benefits, but the scourge of cyber crime is growing apace. Cyber crime has been estimated to cost the global economy over US$450 billion a year. Last year,...

GLOBAL stock markets might be on the edge of a cliff. Here are 20 key risks that could trigger a sharp drop in share prices worldwide, which will also create opportunities:

COMMENTARY

THE Trump administration is severely curtailing the soft power component of American diplomacy by cutting the State Department's budget by almost 30 per cent, and alienating large numbers of...

COMMENTARY

ONE of Donald Trump's few universally welcomed campaign promises was to do something about the prices of pharmaceutical drugs. Most Americans recognise that prices are too high, and are bothered...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

FOUR Singapore property stocks recently ran up year highs. A coincidence? Hardly. They have one thing in common: they are all members of a consortium involved in the development of a mega integrated...

BRITISH Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that she is engineering a snap general election for June 8 with Brexit being the primary motivation. The unexpected announcement, which signals the...