Commentary

Samsung sings the smartphone blues

Samsung sings the smartphone blues

It was in 2010 that Mr Lee Kun-hee, chairman of the Samsung group, warned that South Korea’s most famous company risked becoming a “corner shop”. In fact, at the time of his...

Why obesity remains a big problem

Why obesity remains a big problem

Obesity costs the world nearly as much as war, armed violence and terrorism. Yet in dealing with obesity, we are like 16th-century navigators using maps with missing islands and...

The traits of a collaborative leader

Over the past two weeks, United States President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress have taken their conflicts to another level. I am not here to apportion blame, but it...

Can UMNO revive public trust in the party?

Can UMNO revive public trust in the party?

The United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) wants to be a youthful party — one that is more in touch with the younger generation who will be key voters in the next general...

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