• Opinion & World Biz  |  NOVEMBER 26, 2014 10:27 AM

    ‘Toxic banking culture to take generation to fix’

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    www.reuters.com

    Bad behaviour that has cost British banks 38.5 billion pounds (RM202 billion) in fines and compensation over the past 15 years will take a generation to fix, an independent think tank said on Tuesday.

     
  • Featured and Exclusive & Opinion  |  NOVEMBER 25, 2014 4:11 PM

    Thai women central bankers lead the way on equality

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    www.bloomberg.com

    Janet Yellen’s appointment as Federal Reserve (Fed) chair this year was hailed as another step toward gender equality. How about a central bank where women outnumber men?

     
  • Opinion  |  NOVEMBER 25, 2014 3:38 PM

    Is Google going back into China?

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    www.bloomberg.com

    Nearly five years after grandly pulling out of China due to hacking and censorship concerns, Google may be looking to return.

     
  • Opinion  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 10:03 PM

    Mexico’s growth problem

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    www.project-syndicate.org

    When Mexico’s then-President Carlos Salinas de Gortari and his American counterpart, Bill Clinton, signed the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) more than 20 years ago, the hope was that the Mexican economy would be swept forward by a rising wave of globalization. By many measures, that hope has been amply fulfilled.

     
  • Featured and Exclusive & Opinion  |  NOVEMBER 24, 2014 9:15 PM

    New frontiers in affordable housing

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    www.project-syndicate.org

    Providing decent, affordable housing is a growing challenge in developing and developed economies alike. With demand far exceeding supply, the adverse effects – on mobility, productivity, and growth – are (or will be) increasingly apparent. Fortunately, there are ways to narrow the affordable-housing gap substantially, using mostly market-based approaches at the municipal level.

     
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