Datuk Seri Najib Ali

How Will Changes In Malaysia Affect Singapore?

  IT IS hard to imagine the Datuk Seri Najib Razak was Prime Minister of Malaysia just over two months ago. His fall from grace has been rapid, and he...

Anticipating And Preparing For Uncertainty

I SPENT a number of years in government starting up and evolving the Risk Assessment and Horizon Scanning or RAHS programme. I can’t speak to its current expression but when...
FIFA World Cup 2018, VAR

RoboRef Calls The Shots

A CLEAR winner in the unfolding World Cup in Russia is working its magic off the field of play. The Virtual Assistant Referee (VAR) has heightened the sense of drama...
Trump-Kim Summit

Using 7 Names To Escape From North Korea

NORMALLY, celebrations mark the culmination of a successful event. The recent Trump-Kim Summit in Singapore reversed the process and served as a media spectacle that gave very little insight into...
Azalea Holdings

Will Azalea Bloom With Astrea IV?

  AN OLD adage in investing is don’t invest in something that you don’t understand. The new private equity-backed bond that has been launched by Temasek Holdings unit, the Azalea...

Technology — Boon To Singapore, Bane Of Property Professionals

THE FLIP side to technology could have a significant effect in the property industry. It is estimated that technology could result in the loss of anywhere from $15 million to $30...
Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad

High-Speed Change And A Train Of Thought

 IT SEEMS all but confirmed that Malaysia will not proceed with the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) project, at least for now. New Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is taking a...

Planning Your Tournament Strategy

IN THE English football season just ended, Manchester City were streets ahead of the competition, breaking a number of Premier League records. It played a high and fast pressing game...
Crisis Communication

7 Reasons Why It’s Called Investor Communications

SOME companies have an integrated Investor Relations (IR) approach. Others have separate teams in the Finance and Communications departments. Based on my experiences and conversations with my peers, I...
millennials

3 Ways To Engage Millennials At Work

ACCORDING to HR consultancy, Aon Hewitt, millennials are currently the largest generation in Singapore's workforce. Last year, they make up more than 30% of Singapore's labour market based on the Labour...