STRAIT TALK

A PRESS release from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has grabbed my attention. As somebody who first went to sea as a cadet 50 years ago, I was very interested to see ICS has released...

EDITORIAL

OVER the years, many companies have been privatised and delisted from the Singapore Exchange (SGX), including some familiar, quality names such as Osim International, Eu Yan Sang, Global Logistic...

IN 2020, Asia's gross domestic product (GDP) will overtake that of the rest of the world combined. By 2030, the region is expected to contribute roughly 60 per cent of global growth. The Asia-...

THE BOTTOM LINE

AS WE look ahead to this week's debates and discussions at the World Economic Forum, it is clear that we need to take stock of what is becoming an increasingly divisive world.

LOOKING at indicators of hard power in economic growth and military strength, there is no question that China is now a world power. Economically, China has made the jump to become the world's...

LET us go back four years when then-leading Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, with her remarkable political and policy experience, the favourite of her party's establishment,...

OPINION

THE traditional January game of economic forecasting for the year ahead hardly seems worth playing when the predictions have been the same for a decade. In 2020, it is even more likely than it has...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

PROCURRI shares went on a roller-coaster ride over the past two months as initial excitement over a possible offer turned to doubts. Last week, the ride fizzled out after data centre support...

ASIA-Pacific's e-commerce boom has given rise to a vibrant digital payments landscape, yet the race for attention and customer retention is bleeding companies dry. To sustainably realise our...

THE BOTTOM LINE

IN THE 1970s, with Britain's 99-year lease over most of Hong Kong due to expire in 1997, London worried about the colony's future as investment was bound to dwindle over time unless an accord was...