Billionaires’ Toys: There Is No Point other than Bigger is Better

Turn the clock back a few centuries, and all a man had to do to show off his wealth was to build a massive...

Tata Steel: Perseverance & Excellence

Blame it on Ayn Rand. She – of Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead fame – provided Sajid Savid with an ideological backbone. Secretary for...

Can Australia’s richest woman stay under the radar?

VERY little is known about the reclusive Vicky Teoh, and only a handful of people even know what she looks like, but the veil...

EESHA KHARE (Student): Young inventor changing the mobile world

MOBILE phone batteries last for a few hours and then slowly die. We all sigh a little, put them on charge, and wait a...

Électricité de France (EDF): Thinking Big and Outside the Box

Determined to become the world’s largest supplier of renewable energy, Électricité de France (EDF) in July took an 80% stake in Hong Kong-based wind...

Asia Pacific: China – Beijing Leaves Washington in the Dust with New Multilateral Bank

Washington missed the boat on the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Both the United States and Japan declined to join the new multilateral...

Bhutan: Sustainable Happiness

At around the time Abba were raising a glass of Babycham to toast their number one chart success with Waterloo, the good folk of...

Asia Pacific: Myanmar – The Many Virtues of Patience

Tears flowed as Htin Kyaw (70) was sworn in as the first president of Myanmar without ties to the military in over half a...

Zaha Hadid (1950-2016): “I Don’t Design Nice Buildings”

Zaha Hadid orphaned this world on March 31 and left it waiting for great works that now will never be. Architects bloom late in...

Troy Wiseman: Bamboo – A Sustainable Source of Fibre

Over the last ten years, REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) and REDD+ developments have proved that the price attributed to, and...