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Staying nimble, closing loopholes
WHEN the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said last month it would start regulating two types of alternative investments, the move was praised by pundits and investors alike.
Asean's show of unity
THE joint communique issued on Aug 10 by the Asean foreign ministers during their final meeting in Myanmar shows that Asean claimant and non-claimant states alike are becoming more united and forceful in...
The 'illogic' behind Russia's Asia strategy
ONE would have thought that the last thing Russia needs, being embroiled in the biggest confrontation with the West since the end of the Cold War, is to...
Endless options in digital dating not always better
HERE are some ways to use Tinder: Swipe right on everyone; swipe left on everyone; screenshot guys who pose with guns or on treadmill desks in their...
A ray of hope for Hong Kong's 2017 chief executive poll?
IT IS increasingly unlikely that Hong Kongers will get to directly and independently elect their own chief executive in 2017, given Beijing...

Op-Ed

LIVING as we do at a time when violent sectarian currents seem to be growing stronger among most...
 
MYANMAR'S opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) has worked hard to clear the way for...
 
TIGERAIR is bleeding cash and shrinking, Jetstar Asia has stopped growing, and nobody really knows...
 

Blogs

When leaders of Parti Islam SeMalaysia (PAS) meet Sunday morning to begin deliberations on the...
 
‘’We’re late,’’ Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said light-heartedly as he strode into a press...
 
Deep lines edge the tanned face of Mr Shu Xiaoping, a hint of the life as a farmer he left behind...
 

People

DURING the recent month-long presidential election campaign, a striking banner appeared across the capital with a silhouette of candidate Prabowo Subianto in a songkok.