Opinion

Yielding to the curve

The yield curve inversion is a forecasting tool which many had professed as reliable
graphic by MZUKRI YIELD curve inversion has become a common ...

Change, the end is nigh

pic by RAZAK GHAZALI
THERE is something about the Utusan Melayu/Malaysia saga that offers numerous dimensions for those who care for it to reflect on. ...

Thai economy weakens, with a twist: The baht’s too strong

by DANIEL MOSS/ pic by BLOOMBERG
THE policy torpor in Bangkok is over. After sitting out interest-rate cuts and growth warnings that have swept both ...

The need to battle urban poverty

Home rental and property prices rise to levels beyond the affordability of many
pic by BERNAMA TAKE a stroll along the Dayabumi Complex in the federal ...

Winter is coming. Japan should turn up the air-con

by DAVID FICKLING/ pic by BLOOMBERG
FOR Japanese households, the coming winter may be even more bitter than usual. An export ban by South Korea, ...

Near recession? Keep an eye on business investment

by CONOR SEN/ pic by TMR
THE growing consensus is that even with all the trade tensions wreaking havoc in markets and global supply chains, as long as ...

Determining the fine line between free speech and hate speech

It is high time for Internet users to practise self-restraint, instead of being pawns
pic by BERNAMA IT HAS been more than a week since racial and ...

When self-defence is useless defence in court

In short, just don’t carry lethal weapons around if you’re not supposed to
pic by BERNAMA PICTURE this: You’re driving to work when all of a sudden ...

Debt and exchange rate vulnerability

Pic By TMR File  
MUSLIM-MAJORITY nations like Turkey, Indonesia, Egypt and even Malaysia have seen their currencies depreciate and come under ...

If we burn, you burn with us

by ANDREW BROWNE/ pic by BLOOMBERG
BY DOING nothing, as Hong Kong protesters launch the boldest challenge to the Communist Party’s leadership in three ...

Racism — itʼs all about power and eroding influence

The sensible many should see racists and bigots as a dime a dozen
pic by BERNAMA LET’S not try to water down what is obvious. When it comes to racism, ...

You’re better at choosing a dog than a spouse

By FAYE FLAM / BLOOMBERG
BAD decisions are certainly a scourge — up there with bad luck as a factor blamed for debt, loveless marriages, general misery ...