Top business, policy and economic experts assess and analyse critical issues

Clean water shortage requires urgent solution
Sok Chan

Every day at 5am in the morning, residents living in the outskirts of the capital of Phnom Penh are carrying a couple of 30-litre gallons to get water from several 10,000-litre water tanks deployed along the road.

Welcome to the new virus politics

International veteran news reader Veronica Pedrosa has her own take on Coronavirus while on a London bus. Read her experience

Trade finance: the life blood of commerce
Jimmy Phua

Since the dawn of civilisation there has been trade finance. Initially, it was fairly primitive. Now it is a highly sophisticated trillion dollar industry financed primarily by financial institutions.