I HAVE not sensed this level of political hysteria gripping Washington, DC, since candidate Donald Trump started winning presidential primaries in early 2016.

EDITORIAL

PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte's decision last week to end the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the US seems to have set off much lamentation and grave warnings about its potential...

THE BOTTOM LINE

MACRO policymakers are in a mood to leave well alone. The advanced economies seem likely to grow at close to their trend rates in 2020, despite the temporary shock from policy interventions to...

CRISIS and uncertain times test the true mettle of governments and the people. Singapore has proved itself in the past. Budget 2020 is a valuable opportunity for the nation to show the world it is...

THE climate crisis is front and centre on the minds of many, not least with the devastating effects of severe climate change (for example, the Australian bushfires) making headlines of late.

CIVIC leaders around the world are looking to automate the infrastructures that make their cities run in a drive to reduce costs and cope with rising populations. From transit networks and...

MARK TO MARKET

AFTER hearing about all the money that some of my friends have made recently from trading shares in Tesla, I decided to listen to the company's Q42019 earnings call to see what all the fuss was...

OPINION

BUSINESSES today are facing more pressure than ever. This is especially so for enterprises, which may have access to fewer resources compared to larger firms. These firms face relentless...

ON FEB 18, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat is expected to unveil a strong expansionary Budget. Incorporating ideas from Singaporeans as part of the "Singapore...

EDITORIAL

THE novel coronavirus outbreak is hurting inbound tourism, disrupting supply chains in manufacturing, and potentially dampening already-weak retail spending. To mitigate its economic impact, what...

BREAKING NEWS

Feb 19, 2020 12:22 AM

London mayor pushes for 'associate' EU citizenship

[BRUSSELS] London's mayor Sadiq Khan pushed the idea of an "associate" EU citizenship for Britons after Brexit, as...

Feb 19, 2020 12:13 AM

US homebuilder sentiment eases while staying near 20-year high

[WASHINGTON] US homebuilder sentiment in February remained near the highest level since 1999 as lower borrowing...

Feb 19, 2020 12:01 AM

Dell to sell cybersecurity unit for US$2.08b

[BENGALURU] Dell Technologies said on Tuesday it would sell its cybersecurity unit RSA for US$2.08 billion to a...

Feb 18, 2020 11:20 PM

Vodafone, Telecom Italia offer rivals access to some sites to ease EU concerns

[BRUSSELS] Vodafone and Telecom Italia offered to give rivals access to some of their infrastructure for up to nine...

Feb 18, 2020 10:58 PM

US: Wall Street slips at open following Apple's sales warning

[NEW YORK] Shares of Apple dragged down Wall Street's main indexes at the open on Tuesday, after a surprise sales...