PERSPECTIVE

THE world is in turmoil and one of the biggest questions on the global agenda is the future of democracy.

THE BROAD VIEW

A RECENT article by BT journalist Marissa Lee highlighted the growing anxiety about inequality. It cited a poll by Blackbox Research, which found that seven in 10 Singaporeans believe income...

EDITORIAL

UNTIL recently, the spectre of negative interest rates seemed a distant one - afflicting parts of Europe since around 2015, and Japan in 2016.

THE BOTTOM LINE

IN FORMULA One racing, the winning margin can be measured in milliseconds. Gaining an edge over competitors in business may not be quite so close, but the margins can be similarly difficult to...

SINCE Facebook announced its plans to launch Libra, the world's "first" digital currency, the company has taken hits to its battered reputation from every direction.

COMMENTARY

HOW long can traditional financial services providers withstand the onslaught of AI-enabled disrupters? That's a key question for banks, insurers and asset managers in Asia-Pacific as a wave of...

WHAT will she be thinking when he next tips up at Buckingham Palace? Queen Elizabeth II is Britain's longest reigning monarch. As titular head of state, she has granted regular weekly "audiences"...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

SINGAPORE has seen the sharpest decline in data prices among key Asian telecom markets in the past 12 months in spite of strong growth in data use, according to a recent report by DBS analyst...

COMMENTARY

APPLE Inc is squaring up with tech's European bete noire, Margrethe Vestager, over its historical tax arrangements in Ireland at a court hearing this week. If the iPhone maker wins, Ms Vestager...