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What's Your Status? 25 Jul 2019 | 4:41 AM

Undi 18 has been passed, but now what?

The lowering of the voting age to 18 will see the empowering energy of youth in compassing our nation’s future.

#Abidinideas 12 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Voting for more voters

I WAS 18 when I began my first year at university in London, and a few months later there was a UK general election.

All the pieces matter 07 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Younger, fresher politics

IF the bill reducing the voting age from 21 to 18 passes in Parliament, one group of voters for GE15 could be as young as 15 years old today.

Analyst Reports 23 Feb 2019 | 12:00 AM

Time to do some soul-searching

AS you grow older, you tend to appreciate quiet moments to reflect on the past, present and future.

Business 01 Feb 2018 | 12:00 AM

Inflation debate grips Fed

ATLANTA: As Janet Yellen prepares to hand over the leadership of the Federal Reserve to Jerome Powell, the central bank is gripped by the same issue that’s marked her four-year term as chairman: puzzlingly low inflation.

Banking 30 Jun 2017 | 12:00 AM

Carney sets stage for key policy meeting

LONDON: Don’t expect a quiet summer break. The stage is set for an exciting Bank of England meeting in August.

Business 28 Mar 2014 | 9:29 AM

The great Indian election - It's about jobs

PATNA, India: Old enough to vote for the first time, student Sheeba Shamim, the daughter of a middle class family, and young construction workers sweating on a nearby building site are impatient for a government in India that delivers jobs and hope for the future.

Business 06 Dec 2008 | 12:00 AM

The youth – what do they want?

ALL good things come to an end, some sooner than others. As I was packing my stuff last week, preparing to vacate my office (or rather, my cubicle), I came across some textbooks from my undergraduate days in Bristol. I smiled as I ran my fingers across their spines - Econometrics, Microeconomics, Idiot's Guide to Accountancy and Theory of Public Choice. This last was an optional subject I took with an eye to an easy pass; one of those 'kacang' units which would give me the required credit without any sweat. Or so I thought.