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MANY organisations boast about being at the forefront of disruption and innovation, but Thakral Corp chief executive Inderbethal Singh Thakral humbly concedes that his company has rather been driven...

MEGHNAD Desai is a polymath of the social sciences. He has been a professor at the London School of Economics. He has also been a politician, affiliated to Britain's Labour party and a member of...

DEFYING odds is at the crux of the story of Hong Kong self-made tycoon toymaker Lam Leung-tim. Born into poverty, he rose from rags to riches, armed with nothing more than a primary school education...

ON the "infinite highway of air" (as Wilbur Wright put it, about the desire to fly) Swiss aeronaut Bertrand Piccard has for years let his dreams take flight, literally, in hang gliders,...

SHE had raised her hand for the job a few years ago, when as group head of wealth management at Standard Chartered Bank, she felt she could make a different kind of impact in the Singapore franchise...

NIRMAL Sethia was never born to be common.

WHEN an abnormally high number of babies died in heart surgery in a hospital in Bristol in the United Kingdom in the late 1990s, investigators running a public inquiry turned to David Spiegelhalter...

ENTERPRISE sales, to Diane Greene, isn't a matter of sweet talking and expense accounts. Rather, it's "really a science", says the chief of Google's massive cloud computing...

TWENTY years ago, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was in the headlines almost every day all over Asia. 1997 was the year of the Asian financial crisis, which started in Thailand and then spread...

YOU can have your cake and eat it - but just once a week. The problem in a standard diet, says Robert Lustig, one of the world's most prominent crusaders against sugar, is "you are getting...