Opinion

China is blowing a golden opportunity from the Huawei arrest

By Hal Brands / BLOOMBERG
China is blowing the geopolitical opportunity of a lifetime. There has probably never been a better moment to undo ...

Dismissing the diminishing, dim moves

By SHAMSUL AKMAR / Pic By BERNAMA
AS THE 2018 curtains draw to a close, on reflection, it was obviously the year of political euphoria and ...

After 40 years, China should remember its friends

By Mihir Sharma / BLOOMBERG
Nobody can know if, when Deng Xiaoping launched his strategy of “Reform and Opening Up” 40 years ago, even he could ...

The week Ahmad Zahid wants to forget

by AZREEN HANI / pic by HUSSEIN SHAHARUDDIN
JUST a little over a week ago, Umno president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi looked like he had regained ...

Saudis can blame themselves for Senate vote on Yemen

By Eli Lake / BLOOMBERG
For the past month, US President Donald Trump and members of his Cabinet have warned members of Congress not to rock the ...

Theresa May’s victory is a vote against a no-deal Brexit

By Therese Raphael / BLOOMBERG
Conservative lawmakers in the UK voted on one question, but decided another. Their choice may not make the path for ...

The sinking of a vessel

By SHAMSUL AKMAR / Pic By TMR File 
At THE rate the Sabah Umno lawmakers are scrambling to disassociate themselves from the party and quickly ...

Using SPACs to ease govt asset disposals

The reality is, the MoF must ultimately consider the disposal of its assets and holdings
By WAN FADZRUL WAN BAHRUM / Pic By ISMAIL CHE ...

Huawei case will split nations between US and China

By Mohamed A El-Erian / BLOOMBERG
The Huawei Technologies Co case now in the Canadian courts, while now a legal matter, illustrates one of the ...

No victory lap for Merkel’s successor

By Leonid Bershidsky / BLOOMBERG
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (picture)’s election as the leader of Germany’s biggest party, the Christian Democratic ...

Masha and Putin

For an ordinary Russian, the president is a very recognisable and typical figure
By DMITRY KOSYREV / Pic By BLOOMBERG  A COUPLE of ...

Will the real Theresa May stand up?

by THERESE RAPHAEL
BRITISH Prime Minister Theresa May (picture) is doing something politicians almost never do: She is charging into a battle she ...