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HOCK LOCK SIEW

THE word "fraud" was never mentioned in PwC's 27-page summary of its probe into Best World's China dealings, but the findings still raise serious concerns.

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THE meeting of Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong with his Malaysian counterpart Muhyiddin Yassin today to restart the stalled Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link project...

DONALD Trump has, on some readings, altered the shape of American politics by taking the centre of gravity further rightwards. It's not clear what "left" means in the US - and this could help the...

THE BOTTOM LINE

DATA is the rails on which the digital economy runs. As more areas of our lives become digitalised, the proliferation of data being generated and data being stored will only continue to grow.

FOREIGN labour issues experience a certain periodicity in the local news cycle, typically peaking nearing general elections before fading (albeit incompletely) into the background after. The...

IN ADDITION to its devastating human costs, the Covid-19 pandemic has been disastrous for many businesses and industries. In Singapore, it is predicted that the economy may shrink by up to 7 per...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

PHYSICAL barriers enforced by the novel coronavirus pandemic have choked off some streams of income for telcos, such as mobile roaming.

ONE of the world's youngest and smallest bourses, the Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX), is breaking the shackles of the coronavirus with the recent listing of the country's largest commercial...

THE BOTTOM LINE

DONALD Trump's rumbustious presidency has been more or less the mix of confusion, contradiction, banality and confrontation I predicted four years ago, in a July 2016 report, The Political Economy...

BREAKING NEWS

Aug 4, 2020 07:11 PM

ByteDance CEO says Trump's real goal is to kill off TikTok

[HONG KONG] A US investigation into ByteDance's TikTok is really intended to smother a Chinese-owned app that's...

Aug 4, 2020 07:06 PM

Former Fuji Xerox boss claims his dismissal was 'orchestrated' in S$1.5m suit

[SINGAPORE] It was an anonymous letter by a whistle-blower accusing Fuji Xerox Singapore managing director Bert Wong...

Aug 4, 2020 07:01 PM

SGX to launch first two international Reit futures, in Asian first

THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) is set to launch two international real estate investment trust (Reit) futures products...

Aug 4, 2020 06:43 PM

Booking.com to cut thousands of workers after Covid-19 travel hit

[NEW YORK] Booking Holdings is the latest online travel giant to eliminate thousands of jobs after the coronavirus...

Aug 4, 2020 06:30 PM

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