OPINION

THE heart of America's oil renaissance is found in the Permian basin, which is showing signs of maturing fast. And for shale basins, that's not a good thing. If the rich petroleum region wanes, US...

AMID tepid optimism following the preliminary China-US Phase One trade deal, concern in the region has now shifted to the novel coronavirus outbreak originating in Wuhan. The rapid spread of the...

HOCK LOCK SIEW

SOME companies are easier to dress up than others and while they do many things right by the market, they are somehow still never vogue enough.

EDITORIAL

THE conventional wisdom in the aftermath of the signing of the Phase One trade pact between Beijing and Washington goes something like this: So this was not a peace treaty, but more like a pause...

THE United Kingdom's government is making final preparations for departure from the European Union (EU) next week. Yet, while this historic moment looms large, this is not the endgame of Brexit,...

THE BOTTOM LINE

NOT all Singaporeans will notice when the Payment Services Act takes effect on Jan 28. That masks the momentous nature of the new law, for it will have a large, long-term impact, in an area they...

FOLLOWING America's disastrous 1930 Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act, the subsequent international trade war, and eventually World War II, the United States went on to lead the world towards a more open...

2019 was the year that sustainability went mainstream. From the global climate strike and the rise of Greta Thunberg on the world stage to high-profile reports from the UN, sustainability has been...

COMMENTARY

THE sad and terrifying news reports about the rising number of people who have been killed or sickened by the mysterious virus from China are beginning to exact a toll on global stock markets....