THE last few years have sent sustainability to the top of the global agenda as the world becomes increasingly aware of the effects of climate change and subsequent need for action.

THE BOTTOM LINE

THE novel coronavirus pandemic and shifting trade relationships have made the world more fragmented. However, global cooperation in trade, and the exchange of ideas, people, capital and technology...

EDITORIAL

EUROPE has been jolted yet again in recent weeks, becoming - for the second time - the epicentre of the global pandemic. Yet while much attention is focused on the renewed healthcare emergency,...

LIKE the Joni Mitchell song puts it, "You don't know what you've got 'til it's gone." For example, classroom education was often deemed boring by students and obsolete by tech visionaries. Then,...

RISHI Sunak gave a mini-budget last week with shocking economic data confirming the UK's deepest recession in over 300 years. Yet, bad as this is, worse could still be to come with the end of the...

IN EARLY 2020, Awa had just turned 15 years old when she heard that her marriage was being arranged. Escaping it seemed difficult, but she found the courage to defy her father's decision. Her...

MARK TO MARKET

US President Donald Trump has been keeping a low profile since failing to get himself re-elected, but he held a very brief and rather strange press conference this past week to crow about the Dow...

COMMENTARY

IT is not often that minority shareholders get the chance to determine the outcome of a significant corporate deal, but the proposed merger between Sabana Shari'ah Compliant Industrial Real Estate...

PERSPECTIVE

WHILE Chinese leaders have joined others in formally congratulating Joe Biden, they sent the next US president a very different message recently by cracking down on Hong Kong's elected legislature...

NO MATTER where you are, few things provoke the ire of the public like a bribery scandal involving corporations and government officials. As recently as the past five years, we have continued to...