THE Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) is expected to give foreign investors a New Year's gift. It will soon be releasing new rules to allow them to trade. The market authorities are making all the...

COMMENTARY

SEVENTY heads of state and government, including Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, commemorated on Sunday in Paris the centenary of the end of the First World War. The landmark event, hosted at the...

COMMENTARY

CASHLESS payment options and e-wallets seem to have proliferated every part of our lives these days - from paying for ride-hailing rides to online shopping, buying groceries, watching movies and even...

MIND THE GAP

SINGAPOREANS' protection gap in terms of death and critical illness cover has been a perennial concern. But in recent years - in terms of death cover - that gap appears to be closing...

OPINION

IN an increasingly dynamic and technology-driven world, all governments face challenges and opportunities in deciding what investments and policies should be implemented today to encourage innovation...

QUESTION TIME WITH MENTOR JOHN

YOUR employees are feeling more and more stressed at work. A 2017/ 2018 survey found that almost two thirds of employees in Singapore have elevated levels of stress.

SO this time, unlike two years ago, the proponents of the conventional wisdom proved to be right on target and may have regained some of their credibility.

EDITORIAL

IN marketing material for financial products, retirement is pictured as a tranquil time: an elderly couple stretch out on a beach chair as the sun sets in the distance. In numerous surveys, however,...

THE BOTTOM LINE

THINK traffic is bad in New York or London? They ain't got nothingĀ on Jakarta and Chongqing. The top of TomTom NV's ranking of the world's most congested places is dominated by...

DRIVEN by increased smartphone penetration and a rise in digital payments adoption, Asia is widely accepted to be leading in mobile payments globally. A study by Kantar TNS found that over half of...