COMMENTARY

WHO came out on top in Singapore, where the president of the most powerful nation on earth met the North Korean leader, a dirt-poor country that has made significant steps towards becoming a nuclear...

COMMENTARY

MUCH of the attention around blockchain and cryptocurrencies has been around the sensational rise and volatility of bitcoin. Bitcoin has made millionaires of early cryptocurrency investors and caused...

COMMENTARY

CALL it opening day jitters, if you like. Or maybe a bad case of stage fright? Whatever it is, many of the top teams at the World Cup are fluffing their lines and the underdogs are relishing every...

COMMENTARY

WHEN any listed company, let alone one as prominent as water treatment specialists Hyflux, runs into financial problems and applies for court protection, it is only natural for stakeholders to worry...

THE BROAD VIEW

OVER the week, various questions have been asked on the raison d'etre of Singapore's involvement in hosting and underwriting the recently completed Trump-Kim Summit in Singapore. Here are...

CUBICLE FILES

OBSERVERS from all around the world were understandably sceptical about the outcome of the Trump-Kim show that took place earlier this week, never mind that both parties hailed it as an unprecedented...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

SUBDUED sales at the recent launch of two condominium projects in Serangoon, in the north-east of Singapore, have stoked concerns that buying momentum may be running out of steam. But there are...

THE name Monsanto is gone. The St Louis-based company was acquired by the German conglomerate Bayer on June 7.

THE BOTTOM LINE

THE global macroeconomic landscape has grown increasingly complex since the Asean+3 group - which includes 10 members of the Association of South-east Asian Nations plus China (including Hong Kong),...

EDITORIAL

WITH the World Cup getting under way in Russia on Thursday night - the host nation faced Saudi Arabia in Moscow in the first of 64 matches - it is inevitable that millions of people around the world...