MINISTERS too watch Black Mirror. Then they turn off the TV and think about ways to shape technologies for the common good. This is why, on Monday, Minister for Communications and Information S...

IN NOVEMBER 2010, a US$3 billion transaction was announced to form Bumi plc. Well-known names in the world of business and finance were behind it. Bumi's share price rose sharply by more than 40...

EDITORIAL

PRESIDENT-ELECT Joe Biden's intention to hoick the US back into the ranks of countries committed to fight climate change has injected fresh optimism into the global effort.

IN JULY 2020, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued a consultation paper, "The New Omnibus Act for the Financial Sector". Among the regulatory power it seeks to expand, of great...

THE BOTTOM LINE

COVID-19 has exposed the fundamental weakness of our modern supply chain, disrupting industries and shutting down businesses overnight. The inter-connectedness of the global supply chain has...

NOT so long ago, Warren Buffett had dismissed cryptocurrency as "rat poison". Yet the price of bitcoin rose to hedge against a "QE infinity" (massive fiscal spending) bubble. Wider applications of...

COVID-19 has shaken a great many things in our region, but not Australia's commitment to our relationship with South-east Asia.

RECENTLY, 30 chief executives of America's top 100 largest companies hastily came together in an online dawn meeting to discuss US President Donald Trump's unsupported claims that the US election...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

DELOITTE & Touche Corporate Finance, as the independent financial adviser (IFA) on Sabana Reit's proposed merger with ESR-Reit, stated in its terms of reference that it was not required to "...

STRAIT TALK

SEVERAL environmental organisations fumed in a joint statement following a key meeting of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) last week that "governments have backtracked on their own...