Global Economy

Acting on fears rather than evidence is path to ruin

SINGAPORE (Nov 18): The worst US foreign-policy decision of the last generation — and perhaps longer — was the “war of choice” that it launched in Iraq in 2003 for the stated purpose of eliminating

US Economy

Wall Street is wrong about negative interest rates

(Nov 18): The titans of finance have a new foe, and it’s not UK Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn or senator Elizabeth Warren.


Independent directors must do their job without fear or favour

The role of independent directors is to help protect a company from mismanagement and enhance its value.

Global Economy

Global economy set to deliver upside surprise

SINGAPORE (Nov 11): A quick scan of the headlines shows continued pessimism about the world economy.

Activist investment

Why the US' CEOs are talking about stakeholder capitalism

SINGAPORE (Nov 11): In August, the Business Roundtable, which comprises the CEOs of the US’ largest companies — with combined annual revenues of more than US$7 trillion ($9.5 trillion) — updated it


Did Singapore plagiarise an airport?

SINGAPORE (Nov 11): Akbar Al Baker, the head of Qatar Airways, recently caused a stir with a very odd accusation.


SIA purists may lament new partnership, Malaysians rooting for MAS to turn around

SINGAPORE (Nov 4): When Singapore Airlines announced an expanded code-sharing agreement with Malaysia Airlines (MAS) on Oct 30, some members of SIA’s KrisFlyer and PPS Club loyalty programmes must

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