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Climate change pact: Trump shouldn’t have, but Duterte has to

A commentary by Manila Times journalist Rigoberto D. Tiglao supporting Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision not to honour his country’s commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement. ………. PRESIDENT Trump’s announcement that the US will pull out of the landmark Paris … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Manchester suicide bomber used student loan and benefits to fund terror plot

The Manchester suicide bomber used taxpayer-funded student loans and benefits to bankroll the terror plot, police believe. Salman Abedi is understood to have received thousands of pounds in state funding in the run up to Monday’s atrocity even while he … Continue reading

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The 89th Academy Awards offered drama of its own

Prospero The Economist Feb 27th 2017 by N.B. IT IS a pity that the 89th Academy Awards will be forever remembered for that last-minute bungle. Presenting the Oscar for best picture, Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway were given the wrong … Continue reading

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Asean, Singapore and the challenge of a protectionist America

A very good analysis by Grace Leong of the Straits Times on the likely impact of Donald Trump’s avowed protectionism on Asia, and Singapore in particular. I doubt he will be able to live up to his anti-free trade bluster. If … Continue reading

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If you’re a young Singaporean and you’re not an entrepreneur…

Recently I attended the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of a Singaporean company in the electronics business. All shareholders get to attend AGMs, which I highly recommend for anyone who hopes to become a successful investor. There you get to meet the … Continue reading

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The Trump era

THE fall of the Berlin Wall, on November 9th 1989, was when history was said to have ended. The fight between communism and capitalism was over. After a titanic ideological struggle encompassing the decades after the second world war, open … Continue reading

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution: what it means, how to respond

An article by Mr Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, about arguably the most critical megatrend sweeping the world today — one whose impact will be felt by you, by me, by everyone on this earth. We stand … Continue reading

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