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  1. A man holding his wallet.

    Commentary: Want to fight inequality? How about paying higher taxes first?

    Several of the super-rich, in the US and elsewhere, openly support the broad left and its objective of curbing extreme inequalities, says ...
  2. Malaysia shoppers

    Commentary: Malaysia is falling into a middle-income trap

    Economic reform is urgently needed to propel Malaysia to the next level of development, says Wing Thye Woo.
  3. Booming skyline of Jakarta

    Commentary: Indonesia searches for that elusive broad-based growth

    Indonesia's middle class are the winners of economic growth under Jokowi, says Asep Suryahadi and Ridho Al Izzati, researchers at the SMERU ...
  4. SWOs1

    ‘We are here to help, not to judge’: Helping parents key to tackling long-term absenteeism in schools

    There are existing programmes in schools to target the issue, which has been in the spotlight recently. But while each disadvantaged family faces ...
  5. Indranee Rajah talkback

    Government will help businesses transform, reduce reliance on foreign manpower: Indranee Rajah

    Speaking on radio station 938Now's Talkback show, the Second Minister for Finance and Education said automation can help businesses cut down on ...
  6. Jeff Bezos, seen in December 2016, has an estimated $70 billion fortune, making him one of the

    Commentary: Donations from the rich distract us from what is really needed to tackle inequality

    Money can certainly help some, but it does nothing about the bigger challenge in tackling inequality, says Binghamton University's Associate ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire attends the questions to the government session

    Inequality could crush capitalism, French finance minister warns

    France's conservative finance minister said capitalism could collapse if global inequality continues to rise.
  8. The use of artificial intelligence was highlighted at the four-day Web Summit in Lisbon

    Commentary: Bad news. Artificial intelligence is biased

    The trouble with artificial intelligence is that it can introduce biases that impact society negatively as a whole, and must be addressed, says ...