Opinion

Trump’s trade threats hurt the US more than China

By David Fickling / BLOOMBERG
Trade wars are good, and easy to win. So President Donald Trump said last year as he embarked on his first round of ...

A tempestuous year of prejudices and bigotry

By SHAMSUL AKMAR / Pic By TMR
Exactly one week from now, Pakatan Harapan completes its first year in office as the Government of Malaysia. Of course, ...

ECRL — restoring trust in BRI?

Malaysia’s approach with megaprojects has been seen as a successful attempt to rebrand the Chinese-led initiative
By AZAM WAN HASHIM / Pic By AFP The ...

Revisiting religious narratives to combat violent extremism

By NOOR ASMALIZA ROMLEE / Pic By BLOOMBERG
Why certain Muslims use their potential to destroy so much of what our merciful and kind God has given to ...

Ideology for the new world

It’s about ‘One Belt, One Road’. The problem with it is it cannot go on without something like a common ideology for all the participants
By DMITRY ...

How giants fall in China

By Shuli Ren (BLOOMBERG) / Pic By AFP
China likes to tout the virtues of its private sector, whose firms are the source of most new jobs and most ...

Dirty Russian oil has made a fragile market worse

By Julian Lee / BLOOMBERG
US PRESIDENT Donald Trump wants to strangle the Iranian economy and keep petrol prices low for American drivers. The ...

Brighter outlook for small-caps

Graphic By TMR
Malaysia’s large-cap segment, as represented by the FTSE Bursa Malaysia (FBM) KLCI Index, has suffered from policy uncertainty on the ...

The trial of the novelty of nobility


Pic by TMR FILE ABOUT a quarter of a century ago, a lot of whispers went around about the excesses of the Malay Royalties, from unbecoming behaviour, ...

FTSE Russell review on MGS sparks market concerns

By TAN WEI YINE / Pic By BLOOMBERG
In early April, the Norwegian sovereign wealth fund (SWF) announced it will trim its exposure to emerging-market ...

Is Spain about to become the next Italy?

By Ferdinando Giugliano / BLOOMBERG
Anti-establishment parties have made real inroads in southern Europe in recent years, taking power in Italy and ...

A soul and spirit breaking tragedy


pic by SHAMSUL AKMAR THERE’S a wooden house which looks forlorn and forgotten in the Lake Gardens area. It is a model of a Felda settler’s home ...