Which domino will be the next to fall in the eurozone?
In the beginning, in 1951, was the European Coal and Steel Community, which begat the European Economic Community, which begat the European Union, and which led, in 1999, to what seemed at the time the promised land of the eurozone. Here, for the 11 participating countries (five more have been added since then), was an apparent world of centrally subsidised milk and honey, where they would share …
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Begging to differ
MY piece last week offering what I knew of possible reasons why many non-Malay youth did not join the army during the 2008 to 2009 intake drew some fire. A few readers’ comments were critical but constructive, a handful were flattering and a couple downright rude.
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Luck of the Irish runs out
From boom to spectacular bust, the Celtic Tiger is facing savage austerity measures and people are hurting, writes Paola Totaro.
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