OPINION

AFTER sending rival Uber Technologies Inc packing from Singapore and other South-east Asian markets, homegrown ride-hailing firm Grab has set itself a stiffer target. It wants to be a regional super-...

WITH apologies to the American nerdy hit comedy, there will be no more "Big Bang Theories" in India in the coming months because the prime minister, Narendra Modi, will not do anything...

THE BOTTOMLINE

THE other day, I issued a warning about the Chinese economy. It is, I wrote, "emerging as a danger spot in a world economy that really, really doesn't need this right now". ...

EDITORIAL

IN today's era of disruption, where there is an explosion in automation, the takeoff of artificial intelligence, and rapid advances in fields such as nanotechnology, how can a small open economy...

UK PRIME Minister Theresa May suffered a devastating defeat on Tuesday on her Brexit withdrawal deal, losing by a massive 202 to 432 votes. Westminster is in potential turmoil, following the biggest...

COMMENTARY

THIS week, as an anxious Britain prepared to witness Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan crashing to defeat, Nicholas Soames, Winston Churchill's grandson, tweeted one of his...

COMMENTARY

AMERICA'S high-quality universities are among the key sources of its greatness. Every year, top students from all over the world vie for access to graduate and undergraduate programmes in the US...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

NETLINK NBN Trust has gained lustre of late. Analysts, who have a mixed view of the telco market as Australia's TPG Telecom starts its commercial trials, have generally agreed that NetLink is a...

STRAIT TALK

IT IS almost inconceivable anybody in the shipping industry is still unaware that the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) global 0.50 per cent sulphur-in-fuel cap comes into force in...

WOULD the world be better off without Huawei? To answer this question, you need to know the story of a struggle. One is named Cisco or Ericsson or Nokia or Alcatel-Lucent. He once dominated the world...