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    China's quiet central banking revolution

    Asia focus, Published on 25/03/2019

    » Fifteen years ago, economist Alan Blinder, a former vice-chairman of the US Federal Reserve, wrote a book entitled The Quiet Revolution about changes in central banking. Chief among these was a move by some central banks toward open communication and transparency, and away from their long-held tradition of secrecy and surprise. A central bank "goes modern", to borrow from the subtitle of Prof Blinder's book, when it starts talking.


    At Hyundai, it's still very much a man's world

    News, Anjani Trivedi, Published on 21/03/2019

    » Shame. One of the world's biggest investors and some of the most influential proxy advisory firms just stuck another nail in the coffin of corporate governance reform in South Korea.


    Personal privacy in the balance

    Business, Published on 11/03/2019

    » Data is hailed as the new "oil" of the 21st century, with digitalisation changing the landscape across every segment of society and business. When valuable and personal data can be exploited for personal or corporate gain, there is a need to ensure that personal information is well protected from fraud and mischief.


    Vietnam and the dilemma of new wealth

    Asia focus, Published on 11/03/2019

    » Five days before US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un met in Hanoi for their second summit late last month, two former Vietnamese ministers of communications were arrested and charged with "violations related to management and use of public capital".

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    Tracking Huawei: a years-long US espionage probe

    Reuters, Published on 07/03/2019

    » The surprise arrest of Huawei's chief financial officer in December quickly turned the executive, Meng Wanzhou, into a central figure in a trade war between two economic superpowers.

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    Take a leaf

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 06/03/2019

    » In the factory grounds of the Government Pharmaceutical Organisation (GPO) in Pathum Thani's Thanyaburi district, stands an ordinary two-storey building. Small, old and fairly nondescript, it is nevertheless guarded around the clock and equipped with a security system. This is because its upper floor is a restricted zone where the first lot of 140 cannabis plants will be grown for R&D and medical purposes.


    NLA's cyber bill rush shows poor intent

    News, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 04/03/2019

    » The coup-installed National Legislative Assembly (NLA) last week approved the controversial cybersecurity bill, shrugging off public concerns over its threats to personal and corporate data privacy and human rights issues.


    Green Book beats the Oscars odds

    Life, Published on 26/02/2019

    » Green Book, about a white chauffeur and his black client in segregation-era America, won best picture at the Academy Awards, overcoming mixed critical notices and a series of awards-season setbacks. By backing Green Book voters slowed the ascendancy of Netflix, which had been pushing a competing nominee Roma.

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    PPRP vows to comply with campaign rules

    News, Published on 16/02/2019

    » The Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) warned its executives, MP candidates, and campaign staff on Friday to strictly comply with the constitution, election-related laws, and campaign regulations.

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    'I don't want to hide' says Rushdie, 30 years after fatwa

    AFP, Published on 11/02/2019

    » PARIS: After decades spent in the shadow of a death sentence pronounced by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Salman Rushdie is quietly defiant.

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