Columns

Apple loves to hold a grudge

By SHIRA OVIDE
Gather ‘round while I put Apple Inc on the psychiatrist sofa. This company appears to constantly need a villain — some company to look ...

Don’t pick a fight with the Internet

By ZB OTHMAN / Pic By BLOOMBERG
On Sunday, Klinik Jerawat Seremban followed me on Instagram. Yes, I do have an Instagram and yes, there are people/ ...

They’re whispering the d-word in Asia’s junk market

By SHULI REN
Country Garden Holdings Co has a message for Asian debt junkies — the party’s over. China’s largest real estate developer may need to ...

What a week!

By ZB OTHMAN / Pic By AFIF ABD HALIM
I was enjoying a tall glass of iced tea last night at the only Malay eatery in Cyberjaya that, up to very ...

Trump’s auto misfire will do nothing for Detroit

By ANJANI TRIVEDI
The latest salvo in US President Donald Trump’s trade war promises to do more damage than good to an already-anxious American auto ...

China couldn’t keep growing like mad forever

By NOAH SMITH
China, not the US, is the world’s largest economy. Though the US is still tops when measured at market-exchange rates, China is about ...

Why brand and trademark is important

It’s important that SMEs take steps to defend themselves too from threats to their IP
By MEYSHNA RAVINDRAN / Pic By BLOOMBERG In 1975, tangible assets ...

Storage will be energy’s next big thing

By DAVID FICKLING
Think the plummeting costs of solar and wind are transforming the energy landscape? Then you should be betting on ways to warehouse ...

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. ...