Opinion

When the number does not add up

While winners dictate the history book, many failures are left untold
Pic By HUSSEIN SHAHARUDDIN I TOOK time during the recent Hari Raya ...
ASEAN

What to do about Malaysia’s GLCs

Globally, Malaysia ranks 5th-highest in terms of GLC influence on the economy
By JAYANT MENON / pic by TMR About a month before ...

West’s crackup reshapes the East

By MIHIR SHARMA / Pic By BLOOMBERG
If US President Donald Trump wanted to discredit the West, he could hardly be doing a more thorough job of it. The ...

India’s bad bank backers are badly wrong

By Andy Mukherjee / BLOOMBERG
Bad ideas keep returning to the corridors of power in New Delhi with the unfailing regularity of migratory birds. This ...

Two summits: The west and the east

The wisdom of that observation was apparent when 2 big international meetings happened at the same time, last weekend
Start a ...

China’s richer than it thinks

By BRENDAN KELLY / Pic By BLOOMBERG
Almost any foreign official, businessman or journalist visiting Beijing has heard the mantra that China can’t be ...

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/ ...

Let’s watch the Swiss get radical and see what happens

By CLIVE CROOK / BLOOMBERG
THIS Sunday, Swiss voters will decide whether to try what may be the boldest financial experiment ever contemplated — ...

A bachelor’s degree isn’t the only way

By The Editors / BLOOMBERG
EVERY year, millions of Americans receive an asset that, based on past performance, promises to nearly double their lifetime ...

Japan’s past should be its future

by NOBUKO KOBAYASHI / BLOOMBERG
Like “gemutlich” (a German adjective describing fireside coziness), the Japanese word “omotenashi” is hard to define, ...
Kuala Lumpur

Growing economy can take care of debt

Malaysia already has a GDP per person that is comparable to that in 7 member states of the euro-area
by EDUARD J BOMHOFF / TMR file pix So, ...