Opinion

Machinations of a newer Malaysia in the offing

By SHAMSUL AKMAR / Pic By HUSSEIN SHAHARUDDIN
With Bill Gates — who in his own right is one of the world’s leading brains — making the “Billion Dollar ...

Valuations too high for Indian equities

By FUND SUPERMART RESEARCH / Pic By BLOOMBERG
India’s economy is growing strong and its equity market benchmark, the BSE Sensex Index, is trading at a ...

The unearthing 
of the permissible inebriation

By SHAMSUL AKMAR / Pic By BERNAMA
There seems to be a thin line between lies and secrets. It is alright to lie if it is to protect secrets or in order ...

Brexiters, stop fantasising about Singapore-on-Thames

By Linda Lim / BLOOMBERG
Many pro-Brexit Brits are taken with the idea that the UK doesn’t need to belong to a large bloc any more than its tiny ...

Malaysian political economy outlook in 2019-2020 not encouraging

MIER’s BCI also shows deteriorating signs with the latest figure closing at 95.3 points with decline in sales and lower export ...

Supersonic ambitions

By spending just RM6.5b, Russia may produce the new-generation supersonic plane in only 9 years
By DMITRY KOSYREV / Pic By BLOOMBERG Every big and ...

Slow sustainability integration a threat to IF

IF’s continued hold onto its old adage certainly is not in its best interest. It cannot get better with age by being lethargic
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PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang

The mystical power of logic

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It WAS a “tears from a tree” rush in a village in Kota Baru, Kelantan, a few weeks ago. Residents there seemed enthralled by the ...

Looking for more sustainable way to benefit off Petronas

National oil company typically does not have to put up money for upstream investments domestically
Pic By TMR File   Much ...

Investors must keep eyes on business cycle

By FUND SUPERMART RESEARCH / Pic By AFP
After a rather disastrous December, equity and credit markets worldwide rebounded swiftly in January. Investors ...

Accursed to suffer idle minds

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A Daulat Tuanku, the Malay equivalent of Long Live the King, is in order following the ascension of the Sultan of Pahang as the 16th ...

Anti-smoking as a dying flame

‘I’m not defending smoking, I’m attacking tobacco control, which is totally inhuman’
By DMITRY KOSYREV / Pic By TMR Question: Dmitry, you are ...