Opinion
Apple Watch

The ‘Big 5’ could destroy the tech ecosystem

By CONOR SEN / Pic By BLOOMBERG
How big can the largest tech companies get? How completely can they come to dominate the economy? The “big five” — ...

TPPA reloaded — a victory for Asia-Pacific trade liberalisation

The new agreement will have a combined GDP of US$10t, or 13.6% of the world GDP
By RAJIV BISWAS / Pic By BLOOMBERG The decision by the 11 remaining ...
Donald Trump

The TPP shouldn’t stop at 11

By THE EDITORS / Pic By BLOOMBERG
The 11 governments that appear to have saved the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deserve credit for persevering after ...
Donald Trump

Trump’s trade swagger leaves markets unimpressed

By KOMAL SRI-KUMAR / Pic By BLOOMBERG
There was much goodwill during US President Donald Trump’s Asian tour. He was greeted warmly by Prime Minister ...
Debenhams

Quality made to last

Debenhams’ Panchenko has contributed a lot of good ideas on typical behaviour of a Russian customer
By Dmitry Kosyrev / Pic By BLOOMBERG Last summer, ...

Four Reasons Ride-Hailing Apps Won’t Upend the Car Industry

Ride-hailing businesses are potential major customers who are swimming in venture capital, so it’s little surprise automakers are keen to talk their ...
China bank

China banks need more than ‘for sale’ signs

By CHRISTOPHER BALDING / Pic By BLOOMBERG
In a surprise announcement, the Chinese Ministry of Finance declared last Friday that it will henceforth ...
Malaysia is ageing

Malaysia is ageing

Malaysians aged 60 years and above are now accounted for 8% of the population
By ACE EMERSON / Pic By TMR As we gradually move towards the status of a ...
Donald Trump

What Trump’s odd comment on China trade reveals

By NOAH FELDMAN / Pic By BLOOMBERG
No Donald Trump trip would be complete without a shocking quote, and last week in Beijing, at the Great Hall of the ...
Malaysian Flood

Adopting Japan’s disaster preparedness

There are many elements of readiness that can be applied in Malaysia, according to Azri
By ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / Pic By BERNAMA On March 11, 2011, a ...

Malaysia’s Budget 2018 mildly positive


In BUDGET 2018, the government is putting focus on the rising living cost and on assisting the lower and middle income groups to reduce the income ...

The US and Japan don’t have a trade problem

By NOAH SMITH
On his recent trip to Japan, US President Donald Trump sounded more like a 1980s trade negotiator than a 2010s statesman. He urged Japan ...