Spurring growth in Perlis

By Adie Suri Zulkefli - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 10:28

Frequent users of the KTM Komuter between Butterworth and Padang Besar will probably have noticed an elderly woman from Sungai Petani who travels with bags full of goods.

Investment and good governance

By Mushtak Parker - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 10:21

When the world’s largest and most successful sovereign wealth fund (SWF), Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG), decides to change its asset allocation strategy and pursue a more socially-inclusive agenda incorporating sustainable goals for its investments, the environment and governance, a

Impact of mega projects

By Dr Mohamed Ghouse Nasuruddin - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 10:18

To further boost development in Sabah and Sarawak, the government has embarked on the Pan-Borneo Highway project, which will link Kuching and Kota Kinabalu, and provide better access to the interior.

Probing US$10b forex losses

By A JALIL HAMID - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 10:49

In the early 1990s, Bank Nega-ra secretly ventured into speculative foreign currency tra-ding, leaving a huge hole in the central bank’s finances and creating a black mark on the nation’s banking history.

DBKL vs the delivery man

By A JALIL HAMID - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 10:43

Khirunnizam Mohd Lani is a 38-year-old political science graduate living in Kuala Lumpur.

Kit Siang's usual tactic

By A JALIL HAMID - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 10:41

De facto opposition leader Lim Kit Siang had been the most vocal MP in Parliament in the mid-1990s on the Bank Negara losses.

Getting a clearer picture

By LESLIE ANDRES - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 10:38

Malaysia is in the spotlight again. The whole world is talking about the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, outcast half-brother of North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-un.

The soul of a butterfly

By AHMAD A TALIB - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 10:36

There may not be another person like the late Muhammad Ali, world heavyweight boxing champion. To his fans around the world, Ali is the people’s champion.

Connectivity vital for economy

By MOHAMED GHOUSE NASURUDDIN - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 10:32

Infrastructural development is an integral and crucial element in a nation’s economy. And, its level of development is a measure of a country’s economic stature, whether it is underdeveloped, developing or developed.

Growing up isn't all that it's hyped up to be

By Ashley Greig - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 10:29

When I was 22 and fresh out of university, the only thing I had been looking forward to was to start my life as a legitimate adult. You see, I fancied myself a nearly-there adult prior to graduating because there were a lot of things I had been able to get away with.

Taking away their bikes will only breed rebellion

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 10:26

IF the mere act of flying on airliners had caused the death of hundreds in air tragedies, then why don’t we all stop travelling by air?

A rocking-horse presidency and circus on the hill

By Fareed Zakaria - Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 10:11

LET’s say you are a Trump voter, the kind we often hear about — an honest, hardworking American who would put up with Donald Trump’s unusual behaviour because you wanted a president who would stop playing Washington’s political games, bring a businessman’s obsession with action and results, and fo

A ray of digital hope for the global economy

By Frank Appel - Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 10:08

Multilateralism seems down and out. So is trade liberalisation. Any suggestion that the United Nations or World Trade Organisation (WTO) may bring about meaningful progress increasingly falls onto disbelieving ears.

A Malaysian Mat Salleh

By Fanny Bucheli-Rotter - Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 10:06

Statistics show that we are about 200,000 people. Two hundred thousand expatriates from pretty much all over the world are settled in Malaysia, more or less temporarily.

A worthy torchbearer

By John Teo - Friday, February 17, 2017 - 10:22

In accepting to officially pick up the mantle of her dearly loved and recently departed husband, Puan Sri Jamilah Anu, the widow of Sarawak’s fifth chief minister, the late Tan Sri Adenan Satem, is in august and not altogether rare company, especially in this part of the world.