Where do the righteous stand?

Publication date 20 February 2019 | 10:59 | ICT

A fence-sitter can be seen as someone who stays neutral until they decide which side to take, with their choice not based on their own perception or value system but that of the majority.



  • Greater Sino-Cambodian effort

    Publication date 23 January 2019 | 10:50 | ICT

    China and Cambodia should speed up connecting the Belt and Road Initiative with Cambodia’s development strategy, President Xi Jinping said on Monday.Xi made the remark while meeting Prime Minister Hun Sen at Diaoyutai State Guesthou

  • Economy not working for women

    Publication date 22 January 2019 | 15:04 | ICT

    Sophoan is a domestic worker mother of three. She recently gave birth to a healthy third child. Sophoan is the main income earner in her family – her husband works as a motodop but he can only contribute $50 per month.

  • Sanctions and the EU

    Publication date 22 January 2019 | 10:54 | ICT

    Has the EU just shot itself in the foot? The EU has been threatening to sanction Cambodia, for not conducting its elections as it was told to do, by withdrawing tariff exemptions under the Everything But Arms agreement.

  • SDGs and grim global realities

    Publication date 14 January 2019 | 14:23 | ICT

    In recent times, the development discourse all over the world has been heavily influenced by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set up by the UN in 2015 for the year 2030.

  • Asia set for huge economic strides

    Publication date 09 January 2019 | 15:21 | ICT

    Asian economies will witness significant growth in the next 15 years, according to a new analysis.

  • Seatbelt sign as storm clouds loom

    Publication date 08 January 2019 | 13:41 | ICT

    You have been here before. As you settle into your comfortable seat for the long flight ahead, a voice crackles from the cockpit.

  • Trade tensions a blessing for Asia

    Publication date 07 January 2019 | 10:26 | ICT

    As usual, the US has overestimated its competence in managing economic and geopolitical issues.

  • 2019: The rise of quantum era

    Publication date 04 January 2019 | 14:50 | ICT

    Last year was an exhausting one, but it marked the exhaustion of the old neo-liberal order, willingly dismantled by US President Donald Trump to the aghast of friends and foes alike.

  • WTO faces more challenges

    Publication date 02 January 2019 | 15:03 | ICT

    The World Trade Organisation (WTO) is to celebrate its 24th anniversary this month. There is no better chance than today to assess the performance and outlook of the global organisation.

  • 2018 Asian of the Year

    Publication date 01 January 2019 | 11:36 | ICT

    In a a few decades, when people look back on 2018, perhaps they will only remember one or two major headlines.