THE storied saga of Indian farmers is worth retelling at a time when they have gathered in New Delhi in the thousands to protest the passage of agricultural legislation in September that they fear...

IT MAY well be that Germans have a special inclination to panic at spectres from the past, and I admit that this alarmism annoys me at times. Yet watching US president Donald Trump's "Stop the...

FOUR years ago, while covering the 2016 US presidential election, I made a special effort to enlighten The Business Times (BT) readers about the fluctuating moods in my own neighbourhood in...

THE last few years have sent sustainability to the top of the global agenda as the world becomes increasingly aware of the effects of climate change and subsequent need for action.

THE BOTTOM LINE

THE novel coronavirus pandemic and shifting trade relationships have made the world more fragmented. However, global cooperation in trade, and the exchange of ideas, people, capital and technology...

LIKE the Joni Mitchell song puts it, "You don't know what you've got 'til it's gone." For example, classroom education was often deemed boring by students and obsolete by tech visionaries. Then,...

RISHI Sunak gave a mini-budget last week with shocking economic data confirming the UK's deepest recession in over 300 years. Yet, bad as this is, worse could still be to come with the end of the...

IN EARLY 2020, Awa had just turned 15 years old when she heard that her marriage was being arranged. Escaping it seemed difficult, but she found the courage to defy her father's decision. Her...

MARK TO MARKET

US President Donald Trump has been keeping a low profile since failing to get himself re-elected, but he held a very brief and rather strange press conference this past week to crow about the Dow...

COMMENTARY

IT is not often that minority shareholders get the chance to determine the outcome of a significant corporate deal, but the proposed merger between Sabana Shari'ah Compliant Industrial Real Estate...