LAST Thursday, US President Donald Trump signed a proclamation to raise tariffs for steel by 25% and for aluminium by 10%.
THE Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) seemed to have died when President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the agreement early last year.
THE global stock market turmoil last week has sparked concerns that the relatively good economic times of the past couple of years could be ending.
China’s ‘sponge city’ projects may be worthwhile examples for Malaysia.
Impact of forest cutting and climate change is worsening. More must be done to tackle this crisis.
There are many issues on a fast or slow boil and some of them could reach a tipping point in the new year.
The president reigned over 2017 using the US’ clout to change many aspects of global relations, and not always for the better.
THE next time you have a bad cold and reach for the antibiotics left over from your last visit to the doctor, think again.
Their suffering is sometimes unimaginably cruel. More should be done to help them, including in Malaysia.
THE news has been full of the related issues of hill cutting, logging, landslides and floods. The environmental crisis is back in the public consciousness, and we should seize the moment to find solutions and act on them.
The US President seems to regularly attract controversy. This might be entertaining, but his words and actions have serious consequences.
A distinguished diplomat exposes how Western interventions in developing states are causing political chaos, unravelling of societies, and the worsening of terrorism and insecurity in the world.