Iskandar Malaysia: Vision versus reality

SINGAPORE (Sept 9): It did not take long for pundits a decade ago to conclude that the key to Iskandar Malaysia’s success would be Singapore’s participation.


Pay up, or they give up

SINGAPORE (May 13): The row over the palm oil industry and the detrimental effects it has on the environment has intensified in recent weeks, fired up by the European Union’s plan to curb the use o

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Rich irony in a food paradise

SINGAPORE (Apr 1): It is hard to figure out why, in a compact and wealthy city state such as Singapore, where food options are plentiful and comparatively cheap, there are still people who worry ab

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Living it up

SINGAPORE (Mar 25): This is the season for indices.

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It was a doggone year

SINGAPORE (Feb 4): CLSA, for the 25th year running, has published its widely anticipated Lunar New Year predictions for the markets, which marry the art of fengshui with a keen observation of event

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200-year-old advantage no longer applies

SINGAPORE (Jan 28): Jan 29 marks the date, two centuries ago, that British East India Company agent Thomas Stamford Raffles set foot in Singapore.

Poor company culture increasingly recognised as causing poor performance

SINGAPORE (Jan 21): On Jan 16, David Solomon apologised to the Malaysian people for the role that Goldman Sachs’ former managing partner in Asia, Tim Leissner, played in the defrauding of the 1Mala

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Brace for big changes in 2019

The tumult we saw in 2018 is not going to let up in 2019. Political, technological and climate changes will create uncertainty.

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2018 has set 2019 up for a bumpy ride

SINGAPORE (Dec 31): At the rate we are going, the year ahead is promising to be even more challenging than these last 364 days. There is doubt over the strength of the world’s top two economies.

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Disruption is the impetus for inclusion

SINGAPORE (Dec 17): 2018 has been a year of disruption, though not just in terms of new technologies replacing traditional methods or innovative start-ups displacing outmoded business models.

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