THE role of lawyers continues to evolve. The requirement to be highly skilled legal practitioners is only the entry level. To be successful, lawyers are now expected to be financially literate,...

EDITORIAL

THE issue of whether Malaysia should end its practice of owning golden shares in publicly listed government-linked companies (GLCs) has sparked significant discussion of late.

THE BOTTOM LINE

CHINA'S decision to lock down the central city of Wuhan - with more people than London or New York - in a dramatic attempt to halt the spread of the deadly new coronavirus now rampaging across the...

BORIS Johnson spoke to Donald Trump on Friday and they are reportedly finalising plans for a key Washington trip next month. While the visit is being designed to showcase personal warmth between...

THE task of reskilling millions of workers may feel overwhelming.

THE deadly forest fires enveloping swathes of territory in Australia are the latest and most dramatic illustration of the devastating impact of human-induced climate change. Yet policymakers show...

MARK TO MARKET

SEVERAL months ago, a major accounting firm refused my request to have one of its key people speak about the auditing field and the trouble that had engulfed Noble Group. I wasn't surprised. A...

OPINION

THE heart of America's oil renaissance is found in the Permian basin, which is showing signs of maturing fast. And for shale basins, that's not a good thing. If the rich petroleum region wanes, US...

AMID tepid optimism following the preliminary China-US Phase One trade deal, concern in the region has now shifted to the novel coronavirus outbreak originating in Wuhan. The rapid spread of the...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

SOME companies are easier to dress up than others and while they do many things right by the market, they are somehow still never vogue enough.