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  • OPINION

    Is Beijing's new fighter jet the real deal or all show?

    News, Tobin Harshaw, Published on 04/11/2016

    » There was a brief but impressive show of new US aircraft technology this week. The problem is that the planes belong to the Chinese military.

  • BUSINESS

    Weakness in europe keeps global equities subdued

    Business, Published on 31/10/2016

    » Recap: Global equities were affected by poor sentiment led by European stocks, which fell for the entire week on disappointing corporate results. The European Central Bank is expected to now consider further stimulus to spur the lacklustre euro zone. The US Federal Reserve, meanwhile, is seen as moving closer to raising interest rates as third-quarter GDP growth of 2.9% exceeded expectations.

  • OPINION

    Debating free trade and populist backlash

    News, Published on 03/11/2016

    » The benefits of free trade have been a cornerstone of economic thought for decades. Recently, though, trade agreements have become the target of a populist backlash, with opposition to trade deals emerging as a key issue in the US presidential race. At the same time, new research suggests that trade led to lower wages and higher unemployment for some Americans, particularly middle-class manufacturing workers. We asked Bloomberg View columnists Tyler Cowen and Noah Smith to meet online to debate the pros and cons of trade.

  • OPINION

    The cashless society is just another creepy fantasy

    News, Elaine Ou, Published on 21/10/2016

    » It's fun to imagine a world without cash.

  • OPINION

    There's a reason why populists tend to lose elections

    News, Pankaj Mishra, Published on 20/10/2016

    » In a democracy, the "people" are the supreme arbiters, and their wisdom speaks through the electoral process. Such is the assumption on which the modern world has been built since God and monarchs began to fade from the scene. Lately, however, the wisdom of the people has felt a bit off-key. In one country after another, from the Philippines to the US, Hungary to India, the people have chosen to boost demagogues, not to mention serial gropers.

  • BUSINESS

    Reset in Phuket

    Spectrum, Published on 02/10/2016

    » Sales in the Phuket luxury residential market have slowed down in recent years as demand has grown at a slower pace. An adverse reaction to this is that the number of new residential project launches has started declining in response to slower sales.

  • BUSINESS

    Global shares mixed, Set has worst week of year

    Business, Published on 12/09/2016

    » Recap: Global stock markets rallied last week, propelled by fading prospects for a US rate increase this month and upbeat Chinese import data. However, markets sank on Friday after North Korea reported a nuclear test and a senior Federal Reserve official said waiting much longer to raise rates could hurt the US recovery.

  • BUSINESS

    Fit to print

    Asia focus, Cai Liang, Published on 15/08/2016

    » The newspaper business has endured a rough decade, with readership declining globally as young people in particular abandon print and the digital revolution radically changes the media landscape.

  • OPINION

    Facebook's personalised news feed isn't progress

    News, Cass Sunstein, Published on 07/07/2016

    » Facebook has a lot to learn from John Stuart Mill, one of history's greatest thinkers about freedom and democracy. In 1834, Mill wrote, "It is hardly possible to overstate the value, in the present low state of human improvement, of placing human beings in contact with other persons dissimilar to themselves, and with modes of thought and action unlike those with which they are familiar ... such communication has always been, and is peculiarly in the present age, one of the primary sources of progress."

  • OPINION

    Solo attacks are expected to grow

    News, Eli Lake, Published on 18/07/2016

    » After the horror at Nice, perhaps the most depressing comment came from France's prime minister. Calling for unity in the face of terror, Manuel Valls observed: "Times have changed, and we should learn to live with terrorism. We have to show solidarity and collective calm."

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