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Tax cuts feed China’s consuming passion

By CHRISTOPHER BALDING / Pic By BLOOMBERG
It’s tempting to view China’s changes to the personal and corporate tax code in the context of US trade ...

Singapore’s STI poised to go higher in next 2 years

In May last year, we forecast Singapore’s gross domestic product growth for the full- year 2017 to come in at 3.2% above the government’s forecast of a ...
China

Maybe China can’t take over the world

By CHRISTOPHER BALDING / Pic By BLOOMBERG
Almost daily, newspapers in the US, Europe and China release eye-catching headlines about China’s ...
renewable energy

Switch to renewables won’t end the geopolitics of energy

By MEGHAN L O’SULLIVAN
In another sign that the age of fossil fuels is waning, the California State Senate has passed a bill to commit the state to ...
Internet

Keep the Internet’s backbone free from censorship

BY LEILA ABBOUD / Pic By BLOOMBERG
It was inevitable that the fallout from violent protests in Virginia organised by white supremacist and neo-Nazi ...
Lotte

How not to launch an IPO

Pic By AFIF ABD HALIM
Let Lotte Chemical Titan Holding Bhd, the petrochemical producer that went public in Malaysia last month, be a lesson to all ...

Twenty years after the East Asian crisis

The Asian financial crisis commenced in July 1997, twenty years ago. One after another, many East Asian tiger economies were toppled by financial market ...

Apple gets greedy in China

By ADAM MINTER
Apple Inc has long proved adept at negotiating China’s notoriously challenging market, responding to fickle consumer tastes and ...

Fun books with eat-healthy message

By SHIV DAS
Go To any event and it’s what you take away from it that provides definition…the messages, thought provoking or otherwise, the ...

Remembering Rehman Rashid

by ZB Othman
Rehman Rashid passed away at 6.30am today. He was 62. I first heard Rehman speak when he came to MCKK on Old Boys weekend in 1974 and gave ...

A nuclear disaster could unfold like that Oscars fiasco

By FAYE FLAM
Talk with experts on North Korea’s nuclear arsenal, and it soon becomes clear that the biggest threat the US face isn’t an intentional ...

Trans-Pacific Partnership can succeed without the US

By THE EDITORS
The US signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal last year, then decided not to implement it. The 11 other signatories have ...