TPP: The Path To Global Fragmentation

The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal is another nail in the coffin of a multilateral global trade system that brought the world together in the past six decades In my column last month for The Straits Times (“When there’s no happily ever after to trade talks”; Sept 11), I quoted from a […]

The Biggest Tech Buy in History is… a Desperate Move

Today’s headlines will include references to Dell’s $67 billion acquisition of EMC2, the biggest tech buy out ever, and more than twice that of HP’s purchase of Compaq in September 2001. Most stories will probably focus on how this is going to create a corporate technology titan that will become one of the most important companies […]