COMMENTARY

SINGAPORE is among the Asia-Pacific jurisdictions that saw an increase in tax revenues in 2017, says the OECD. As tax increasingly becomes a key factor to consider for business investments,...

STRAIT TALK

SOMETIMES a phrase emerges that sets the tone for a discussion and gets repeated by almost every speaker. That was the International Chamber of Shipping's (ICS) 2019 Conference, Setting Course for...

THE public image of the legally embattled agribusiness giant, Monsanto, is getting tarnished in the United States and in India.

THE BOTTOM LINE

THE idea that interest rates could be "negative" seems so counterintuitive that it defies easy understanding. Yet, here we are. Some foreign central banks (among them, the European Central Bank...

WE ARE in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution where industries are being transformed by emerging technologies that are bridging the physical, digital and biological domains.

COMMENTARY

RANSOMWARE, a form of malware, has been making global headlines in recent years. Using social engineering methods such as phishing, cybercriminals deploy a ransomware payload to hold an entire...

WOMEN remain underrepresented in business and in leading positions. In France, only 15 per cent of them hold managerial positions; similarly in Singapore, women occupy only 25 per cent of the...

IN THE first decades following World War II, French and other continental intellectuals were warning that Europe was being "Americanised".

THE BOTTOM LINE

MORE than three decades ago, when China set up a special committee to draft Hong Kong's Basic Law, its attitude towards the business elite was unmistakable, as 12 of the 23 Hong Kong members that...

SATURDAY saw the kick-off of what could be one of the most extraordinary UK Autumn Party Conference seasons in living memory. Although the annual conferences are not what they once were in terms...