Friday, 23 December 2016

Ex-BSI banker slapped with 30-month jail term

Former BSI banker Yeo Jiawei has been sentenced to a jail term of 30 months - the heaviest sentence so far for attempting to pervert the course of justice - in connection with Singapore's largest money-laundering probe linked to the massive 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Taiwan's security problem must be resolved politically

The military power balance across the Taiwan Strait has been tipped sharply in favour of the People's Republic of China over the past couple of years.

Sunday, 18 December 2016

How millennials are changing the way China thinks about money

Ma Yiqing, 24, is typical of China's younger generation - he uses his credit card frequently and borrows from online platforms to fund his shopping habits. In a pinch, he is happy to fall back on a lender closer to home - his mum and dad.