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Current turmoil gives Hong Kong best chance for reforms since 1997 handover

SINGAPORE (Aug 12): Political reforms in Hong Kong, held up by endless debate, have become an urgent necessity.

Geopolitics

Current turmoil gives Hong Kong best chance for reforms since 1997 handover

SINGAPORE (Aug 12): Political reforms in Hong Kong, held up by endless debate, have become an urgent necessity.

Geopolitics

The crisis of Anglo-American democracy

NEW YORK (July 26): How did the world’s two most venerable and influential democracies – the United Kingdom and the United States – end up with Donald Trump and Boris Johnson at the helm?

Commentary

That democracy can pay off

(June 18): “What have been the really major advances of the past 20 years?” is one of the most common debated questions in my circles.

A once-in-a-lifetime event… an exceptionally good week for Malaysians

SINGAPORE (May 14): Words cannot begin to describe how we feel, sitting here, writing this article with tears in our eyes and hope in our hearts.

Global Economy

Thailand to kick start $61 bil economic revamp before polls

BANGKOK (Sept 28): Thailand’s military government is looking to start construction of projects under a 1.5 trillion baht ($61.2 billion) investment plan before the country’s possible return to demo

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