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DUBAI: The Turkish lira tumbled the most in emerging markets and stocks erased this year’s gains after investors interpreted the decision to redo Istanbul’s municipal vote as another manifestation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s influence over independent institutions.
SINGAPORE: In a span of three days, more than US$3.85bil has been erased from Thailand’s stock market as political risks heightened ahead of national elections.
M. Shanmugam - The alternative view THE intense debate on giving government contracts to political leaders in return for support is healthy. It is a sign that there are leaders within the government who are determined to see that the political patronage system that was pervasive in the old Barisan Nasional administration is dismantled.
FINALLY, the Pakatan Harapan government has admitted that it is not able to fulfil its pre-election pledge of abolishing tolls. For ordinary folk, it will not go down well, for now.
WASHINGTON: Billionaire investor Peter Thiel made his first big midterm donation to the Republican National Committee, giving US$101,700 to the GOP in July through a joint fundraising committee that also raises money for President Donald Trump’s re-election committee.
MALAYSIA’S poor handling of public finances is a subject matter that has very often lit controversy. It is not only during the Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak government but stretches back to the days of our new ‘old’ Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.