Opinion

Bringing peace to Thailand’s troubled South

By AZLAN JAAFAR / Pic By AFP
Let’s admit it. A lot has changed since Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad last visited Thailand in his capacity as Malaysian prime ...

UK bids adios to nurses ‘betrayed’ by Brexit

By AFP / Pic By BLOOMBERG
OXFORD • Keeping a watchful eye over one patient for a 12-hour shift at the hospital where he learned his trade, Manuel Gala ...

Turkey’s leaks are undermining the Khashoggi investigation

By Bobby Ghosh / BLOOMBERG
It WAS a news cycle within a news cycle. Last Thursday, a Turkish official told ABC News that US Secretary of State Mike ...

Oil royalty dispute to hinder Sarawak

We should not deter more investments from coming into Malaysia’s O&G industry
By LOW JIN WU / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL Not many ...

Don’t plough your money into India just yet

By TAN WEI YINE / Pic By BLOOMBERG
Indian equities staged a recovery in the second quarter (2Q) after the sell-off in February as the market ...

Run for the exits — China’s talking up stocks again

By Shuli Ren / BLOOMBERG
Talk is cheap. Whenever China’s top banking regulators come out to calm the markets, you know their options are dwindling. We ...

A bridge too far-fetched?

The 6-lane scenic bridge could perhaps reduce the pain of those commuting daily between Malaysia and Singapore
By ZAINAL ALAM KADIR / Pic By BLOOMBERG ...

Trump does something logical in his illogical trade war

BY BROOKE SUTHERLAND / Pic By BLOOMBERG
US President Donald Trump is putting aside his tariff bazooka for the moment to instead target more surgical ...

Between one killing and many

It is sad to sit back and watch how the West determines what the narratives of the Middle East should be
By SHAMSUL AKMAR / Pic By AFP As Gruesome ...

Saudi Arabia points the oil weapon at itself

By Liam Denning / BLOOMBERG
“Nice global economy you’ve got there; shame if something should happen to it” is not a great pitch for oil and definitely ...

Much ado about poverty

Most people tend to calculate poverty in money terms, and that may be very misleading or devoid of real meaning
By DMITRY KOSYREV / Pic By BLOOMBERG ...

Doing good at Cambridge means an unholy row

By Mark Gilbert / BLOOMBERG
The reason university politics is so vicious is because the stakes are so small, Henry Kissinger is reputed to have said. ...