Opinion

India and Pakistan have lost control of the narrative

By Mihir Sharma (BLOOMBERG) / Pic By AFP
India has always had the capacity to strike back at Pakistan in response to the actions of the “non-state ...

The dumbing down of the shackled minds

Graphic By TMR 
Some writers of English publications were of the opinion that the current government should move forward and focus on rebuilding ...

How the US can avert an India-Pakistan war

by Hal Brands
SO FAR, Donald Trump has had remarkably good luck: His administration has avoided a major international crisis not of its own creation. ...

Lessons not learned

The poison is basically the ideology of jihadism which has not been contained into the war zone in Syria and Iraq
By DMITRY KOSYREV The Islamic ...

Get used to oil tankers hauling seawater to America

By Julian Lee / BLOOMBERG
Supertankers hauling seawater across the Atlantic? That’s just one of the odder results of the US shale boom. Crude oil ...

China’s military seeks new islands to conquer

By James Stavridis (BLOOMBERG) / Pic By AFP
A DEFENCE Department report warns that China’s military build-up is reaching the point where it can ...

Investors should not exclude M’sian equity

Pic By BLOOMBERG 
The Malaysian equity market has delivered a robust performance — especially the small to mid-cap segment, which has clocked more ...

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 ...