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Global views from columnists from international financial wire service Bloomberg.

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    No Chinese Belt, road or bedrooms for Malaysia ― Andy Mukherjee

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  • 2 months ago

    Singapore, save your water baby from Mahathir — Andy Mukherjee

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  • 2 months ago

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  • 2 months ago

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  • 2 months ago

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  • 2 months ago

    Solving the plastic crisis starts with Asia — Adam Minter

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  • 3 months ago

    You can hate Putin but love the World Cup — Leonid Bershidsky

    JUNE 19 — The football World Cup has barely started, but it’s already created a moral dilemma for some. Ukrainian artist Andriy Yermolenko made a series of “alternative...

  • 3 months ago

    Young, female, and smarter than their bankers — Nisha Gopalan

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  • 3 months ago

    Trump’s big summit with Kim was mostly meaningless — Bloomberg Editorial

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  • 3 months ago

    AirAsia doesn’t need a doctorate in the house — David Fickling

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  • 3 months ago

    Does Malaysia need High-Speed Rail? — Fickling and Minter

    MAY 30 — Malaysia’s Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has said he’ll cancel a planned high-speed railway that was intended to reduce journey times between Kuala Lumpur...

  • 3 months ago

    Putin’s evasions on MH17 are a disgrace — Leonid Bershidsky

    MAY 25 — Russian President Vladimir Putin had a peculiar response to yesterday’s announcement by the Dutch-led investigating team that it was a missile owned by the Russian...

  • 3 months ago

    SE Asia’s ‘fake news’ laws are fake solution — Adam Minter

    MAY 25 — In the waning days of Malaysia’s recent election campaign, then-Opposition Leader Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was investigated under the country’s anti-fake news law....

  • 3 months ago

    Malaysia needs tactful handling of 1MDB mess — Andy Mukherjee

    MAY 24 — Malaysia’s new finance minister is taking a sledgehammer to 1MDB. A less blunt tool would do the job just as well, probably better. Lim Guan Eng is busy telling the...

  • 4 months ago

    Advice for Malaysia’s Prime Minister — Daniel Moss

    MAY 16 — Dear Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir, It’s been a while since I have seen you personally. It seems you have been well, especially since last week when your upstart...