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Handbag, jewellery haul puts former 1st lady in spotlight

By REUTERS /pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
In early 2015, as Malaysians were protesting over the government’s plans to introduce a consumption tax, the then ...

Buying opportunity for Indonesian equity

By SHERMAN TAM CHENG WEI / Pic By BLOOMBERG
The Indonesian equity market has gone through a bumpy ride beginning with the global sell-off in February ...
Tom Wolfe

How Tom Wolfe changed magazines

By JOE NOCERA / Pic By BLOOMBERG
In the summer of 1973, as I was preparing to enter my junior year in college, Harper & Row published “The New ...
Tun Dr Mahathir

Putting a lid on the country’s RM687b debt or more

By MOHAMAD AZLAN JAAFAR / Pic By TMR
It is a surreal feeling. At times, it feels almost magical. For many, it is hard to draw a parallel comparison. ...

The morning after the night before

By ZB OTHMAN / Pic By TMR
Long ago and also far away, when some of us were younger, we sometimes wake the morning after the night before with total ...
US-RInggit

Dollar pain is ringgit gain

By SHERMAN TAM CHENG WEI / Pic By AFIF ABD HALIM
Last year was a turning point for the ringgit, which rebounded from a 19-month low against a weakening ...
Narendra Modi

Asia’s imbalance of power

By MIHIR SHARMA / Pic By BLOOMBERG
The leaders of China and India met in the city of Wuhan last week for an unusual summit. India’s prime minister and ...

US earns more in China than trade numbers reveal

By DANIEL MOSS / Pic By BLOOMBER
American companies are doing much more in China than the US trade deficit suggests. It’s their greatest weakness. The ...

Same war, different sides

The new Cold War is the same war where the main players have simply traded places
By DMITRY KOSYREV / Pic By BLOOMBERG Why all that hatred towards ...
Kuala Lumpur

Central banks are changing their tune

By FUNDSUPERMART RESEARCH TEAM / Pic By TMR
The 2008 global financial crisis saw major central banks respond by easing monetary policy in ...

Why Zuckerberg is winning the Facebook hearings

By SHIRA OVIDE / Pic By BLOOMBERG
Mark Zuckerberg (picture) did just fine in his first turn in the Congressional hot seat. He was con dent. He capably ...
Social Media

Social media looks like the new opiate of the masses

By NOAH SMITH / Pic By BLOOMBERG
With Facebook enduring a wave of public criticism for its cavalier approach to user privacy, it’s becoming more ...