AS companies contemplate the post- Covid world, the mantra of "Build Back Better" is often recited. While elements like new business models and re-imagining current business offerings are obvious...

THE Covid-19 pandemic has served to highlight many of the existing vulnerabilities of the international economic system - some of which were lurking just beneath the surface while others were...

COMMENTARY

THE latest report that slammed global banks for their part in channelling dirty money naturally stirred attention, with some international lenders having their share prices hit on the news.

HOCK LOCK SIEW

WITH the recent slashing of OCBC's exposure to the offshore support vessels (OSV) sector, the question is whether the bank's plan to rev up its sustainable finance portfolio will be able to make...

THROUGHOUT the world, the decision to reopen university campuses has been a source of fierce controversy. The University of Notre Dame, University of North Carolina and Michigan State University...

THE BOTTOM LINE

FAR from being the year of hindsight, 2020 has quickly become the watershed moment as the world gazes uncertainly into the future. The Covid-19 pandemic has led to unprecedented challenges, but it...

EDITORIAL

GLOBAL efforts to close the spigots for illicit money flows intensified in the aftermath of the 2001 terrorist attack on New York's World Trade Centre.

NEWS broke recently that fintech company Railsbank has agreed to acquire its competitor Wirecard UK's remaining assets, clients, and a number of employees. Moreover, Wirecard sold its operations...

SINCE World War II, the global economy has performed beyond the wildest dreams of its post-war architects, yielding unprecedented gains in health, education, living standards, poverty reduction...

ON Sept 8, 2020, China held a national ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing to honour the heroes who fought the Covid-19 epidemic, with President Xi Jinping delivering a speech...