Commentary: Why aren’t there more Singaporean CEOs?
Companies regard Singaporean managers as competent, honest, and hardworking – but Singaporeans need to step up, says EDB’s ...Read more
Commentary: We have totally undervalued late bloomers
On the back of the release of PSLE results this week, it's time to question this concept of learning as a race against time, ...Read more
Hong Kong Protests*
Commentary: Surely separatism is not Hong Kong’s endgame?
Six months of protests have dampened Hong Kongers' hopes for the future, knowing that the city will become part of China in 2047.Read more
Commentary: Is the global economy finally turning the corner?
Financial markets have become giddy. US and other equities are trending toward new highs, and there is even talk of a ...Read more
Commentary: Grow first, develop later? The pitfalls of measuring economic growth using GDP
GDP is an imperfect metric. But it continues to be used as a benchmark for national performance and policymaking in an era of ...Read more
Commentary: China lifted 850 million people out of poverty but now faces bigger challenges
China created the world's largest middle class by pursuing industrialisation, liberalising the private sector, welcoming ...Read more
Top Asia Pacific
Commentary: India wants to woo Sri Lanka. But China stands in the way
The new Sri Lankan President is widely expected to deepen ties with China. Not if India can help it, says C Raja Mohan.Read more
Commentary: When is it okay to use the CGI of dead actors in new movies?
The decision to cast the late James Dean in an upcoming movie shows how the dead can be exploited in a digital age, says ...Read more
Commentary: Goo Hara’s death should lead K-pop fans to do some soul-searching
Goo Hara shot to stardom when she conformed to the stereotypes of what a K-pop star involves. Now that she’s passed, perhaps ...Read more
Commentary: Here’s how to remove the roadblocks to flexible working arrangements
Flexible work has the potential to solve many issues that see people fall out of the workforce but many companies still ...Read more
Commentary: How the West lost its way and what can be done to restore social mobility
What many advanced economies need are comprehensive programmes that enhance economic security and social engagement, says ...Read more
Commentary: What stands in the way of England winning Euro 2020?
Gareth Southgate will need to shore up a shaky defence, as England gets ready to take on the big guns on home soil next ...Read more
Spotlight on Malaysia
Commentary: Why Malaysia’s debate on race, education and vernacular schools will rage on
PUTRA Vice-President Khairul Azam is fighting for Malaysian courts to rule vernacular schools as unconstitutional. But it ...Read more
Commentary: Odd new sports at SEA Games aren't a bad thing for Singapore
If we are not going to get shuttlers, runners and footballers, we should at least use our couch warriors.Read more
Commentary: International law only works if everyone plays by the rules
The US has lost moral authority with latest U-turn on Israeli settlements in the West Bank, says Tunc Kaplan.Read more
Commentary: Running may help you live longer but more isn’t necessarily better
Running just once a week, or for 50 minutes a week, reduces the risk of death at a given point in time, says Victoria ...Read more
Commentary: It's not okay to say 'OK boomer'
When I was an employment lawyer, I heard tons of hilarious stories of things people said in the workplace, says University of ...Read more