NEXT month will mark the 10th anniversary of the global financial crisis, which began on Aug 9, 2007, when Banque National de Paris announced that the value of several of its funds, containing what...

EDITORIAL

"LUNCH is for wimps," said Gordon Gekko in the 1980s movie classic Wall Street. ...

THE BOTTOM LINE

BREXIT, trade pact uncertainty and political changes have led many Asean businesses to take a wait-and-see approach to further European investment over the past year.

IT seems safe to assume that nobody read Donald Trump Jr's damning emails with a Kremlin-connected lawyer more closely than Robert Mueller...

THAILAND'S long-standing foreign policy of "bamboo bending with the wind", and its more recent "bamboo swirling in the wind" diplomacy, are proving to be outdated, while its...

I BELONG to a generation that has been told there is no other choice other than to be flexible in the labour market. It means being flexible about where you go to work, when you go to work, and about...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

IF THE underlying tones of two recent regulatory announcements are any indication, Triyards could be the next business unit of the financially troubled Ezra group to hog the headlines, despite...

TWO of the leading targets for Candidate Donald Trump's attacks during the 2016 presidential campaign were Iran and China, and by extension, US policy towards them...

EDITORIAL

EVERY year, the Auditor-General's Office (AGO) releases a report on financial and other irregularities in public-sector entities, and every year it flags significant lapses that it has uncovered...

THE BOTTOM LINE

THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) earned itself a bad reputation at the time of the Asian financial crisis in 1997 by prescribing an economic medicine that was not only unpalatable but, as it...