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IF your puppy makes a mess on your carpet and you shout "Bad dog", there is a good chance that puppy's ears will droop, his head will bow and he may even whimper. In other words, even...

HEADLINES around the world have said it all: "chaos", "turmoil", "tongue-lashing", "ambush", "whiplash", "psychodrama". Donald Trump's...

COMMENTARY

"THE growing wave of populism globally means that Singapore has to work with like-minded partners - including Europe, Japan, Asean and China," Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien...

COMMENTARY

THE Brexit model espoused in the UK government's White Paper opens a path to a close - but not too close - relationship between Britain and the European Union (EU). It tries to reconcile '...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

IF THERE is one thing that sports fans have learnt over the weekend, it is that size doesn't matter; both the giant and the small triumphed on Sunday, in two global sporting spectacles that took...

STRAIT TALK

THE shipping industry has been through a lot in the past 10 years. So has the world's economy, after the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy in 2008 triggered the global crisis, and which has been...

EDITORIAL

THE Auditor-General's Office (AGO) in Singapore released its latest annual report on Tuesday, and once again there have been some glaring lapses uncovered at several government ministries and...

THE fact that we have a Fast Track programme for listed companies at all underscores SGX's approach to regulation: that we do not take a one-size-fits-all approach. We simply can't because...

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WHEN Chinese President Xi Jinping came to Hong Kong a year ago to mark the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and to officiate at the...

IT WAS not surprising that on the eve of the meeting between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, many of the columnists in the American mainstream...