Commentary

China’s bad dream

China’s bad dream

Since his first address as China’s President last year, Mr Xi Jinping has been espousing the so-called Chinese Dream of national rejuvenation and individual self-improvement.

How Modi can boost India-US ties

How Modi can boost India-US ties

Mr Narendra Modi is two months into his tenure as Prime Minister of India. Last week, United States Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker...

The push 
for better service

The push 
for better service

In recent months, media reports have focused the spotlight of good service on customers in Singapore, with labour chief Lim Swee Say calling for greater respect for service...

Deadlock at the WTO

Deadlock at the WTO

Is the multilateral trading system represented by the World Trade Organization (WTO) dying? The failure of its 160 member states to sign a trade facilitation agreement (TFA),...

The Sino-American trust deficit

The recently concluded Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) between the United States and China was a major disappointment. It lacked strategy at a time when both countries...

Not yours for the taking

Plagiarism, or taking other people’s words and ideas and passing them off as one’s own, has burst into the news in the past week. While many universities around the world...

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