STRAIT TALK

LAST week, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) published its Fourth Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Study on the Internet. It is not a read for the faint hearted. I managed the executive summary...

EDITORIAL

THE Covid-19 pandemic has put a brake on global economies, including Singapore, where total employment saw its worst quarterly contraction on record in the second quarter of 2020, according to...

SINCE the first Uber trip 10 years ago, one existential question has shadowed us: Do we treat drivers well?

THE BOTTOM LINE

EUROPE is experiencing a "good" crisis. Despite the damage wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic and ensuing recession, its response has minimised the damage and bolstered confidence in the economy....

SINCE 2017, America's national security strategy has focused on great power competition, and today much of Washington is busy portraying our relationship with China as a new cold war. Obviously,...

MORE than two months have passed since the announcement of Singapore's Fortitude Budget, which included a sum of more than S$500 million allocated as part of the supplementary Covid-19 relief...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo began on Tuesday a key tour of Europe with a wide-ranging economic and political agenda. While he will be in the centre and east of the continent, the real focus...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

IN THE second quarter, private home prices surprised on the upside by climbing 0.3 per cent despite the "circuit breaker" - reversing from the Urban Redevelopment Authority's earlier flash...

OPINION

LIKE the rest of us, the world's finance industry is still wrestling with the huge uncertainty of a pandemic that doesn't yet have an end. The sector's reputation took a battering after the...

THERE was a time, not long ago, when presidential nominating conventions actually determined whom the Democrats and the Republicans would select as their candidates for the highest political...