OPINION

THE price of oil today has been decimated by the Covid-19 pandemic. There is significant excess capacity in oil and related product inventories that will need to be absorbed before product prices...

EDITORIAL

CHRIS Patten, the one-time British politician and last governor of Hong Kong, likes to tell the story of how China reacted when jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010.

IN MASSACHUSETTS, which has a population of close to seven million, over 6,000 people have died from Covid-19 since the beginning of March. But one relatively small group - including about 38,000...

THE BOTTOM LINE

IT HAS been about two years since China and the United States became embattled in a trade war which has since expanded into conflicts over a range of areas including technology, finance and, most...

AS COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease in Singapore and across the globe, manufacturers are learning the importance of being able to quickly adjust operational strategies, procurement and the...

THE circumstances that led to the police killings of George Floyd and thousands of other citizens over the years could have been avoided if our elected officials in the 1960s had responded to...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

THANKS to the enhanced Jobs Support Scheme (JSS), companies such as ST Engineering and SIA Engineering Company (SIAEC) will receive millions in additional wage support to cushion the devastating...

EDITORIAL

THE European Commission last week laid out its vision for post-pandemic recovery across the continent, with a proposed 750 billion-euro stimulus plan.

SINCE the arrival of the Internet Age and the rise of the information technology companies, Republicans and conservatives have maintained an ambivalent relationship with the high-tech industries...

THE BOTTOM LINE

THE World Bank's International Comparison Programme (ICP) has just released its latest measures of price levels and gross domestic product (GDP) across 176 countries, and the results are striking...

BREAKING NEWS

Jun 4, 2020 06:48 PM

Inovio plans human trials for potential Covid-19 vaccine in South Korea in June

[SEOUL] Inovio Pharmaceuticals said on Thursday it plans to begin early human trials of its experimental Covid-19...

Jun 4, 2020 06:30 PM

Daily Debrief: What Happened Today

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Jun 4, 2020 06:05 PM

Amazon in talks to buy US$2b stake in Singtel associate Bharti Airtel: sources

[NEW DELHI] Amazon.com is in early-stage talks to buy a stake worth at least US$2 billion in Indian mobile operator...

Jun 4, 2020 06:04 PM

Singapore shares close 0.3% higher, tracking Wall Street gains

THE Straits Times Index (STI) ended Thursday at 2,707.20 points, up 6.81 points or 0.3 per cent, tracking Wall...

Jun 4, 2020 05:53 PM

Banks prep 2.2b euro debt as eBay classified unit sale proceeds

[LONDON] Bankers are preparing debt financings of around 2.20 billion euros to back a potential sale of eBay's...