PLANS to launch the first Nasa astronauts since 2011 to the International Space Station (ISS) from the United States look set to be delayed due to incomplete safety measures and accountability holes...

EDITORIAL

WHEN voters chose Brexit in the June 2016 UK referendum, sterling and the stock market slumped.

THE term "narrative" - once used mainly by literary theorists in reference to the storyline in a novel, play or film - is now commonly employed by journalists who once upon a time were...

THE BOTTOM LINE

IT is two years since the British public voted (52 per cent to 48 per cent) in a referendum to leave the European Union and 15 months since negotiations on how to leave were triggered. The referendum...

THE Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) recently had a few champagne moments with the first "real" initial public offering by a Myanmar telecom company. And even while the bubbly was still fizzing...

COMMENTARY

AS famed psychologist Abraham Maslow argued, shelter is one of man's most fundamental needs. Trying to satisfy that need for the 1.38 billion people in China is definitely no mean feat...

COMMENTARY

ALL the water that we have at the moment is all the water we will ever have; no more, no less. As Jacques Cousteau said, "the water cycle and the life-cycle are one", so how we use this...

COMMENTARY

IT'S a mystery. The US economy seems strong. Since the nadir of the Great Recession, employers have added about 19 million workers. The unemployment rate is 4 per cent, near the lowest level...

OPINION

TRAFFIC congestion, air and noise pollution, or overcrowded public transport. These are just a few of the growing pains of a rapidly urbanising Asia, a region which is expected to be home to 64 per...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

IT has been slightly over three months since the initial public offer (IPO) of Europe-based Ayondo Ltd, the first loss-making fintech to make its debut on the Singapore Exchange (SGX). But SGX's...