A state fund transferring a $681m donation to the PM’s account, dissenting ministers sacked and $4bn misappropriated – Malaysian democracy is under threat, says Simon Wilson.
Articles written by Simon Wilson
The scramble for the Arctic cooled when the oil priced plunged. But the countries on its borders are still jockeying for position, says Simon Wilson.
Who needs a central bank anyway? Perhaps we should fire Mark Carney, get rid of the Bank of England, and replace it with “free banking”, says Simon Wilson.
The desert kingdom is launching a Thatcherite revolution to rescue itself from a ballooning deficit. But will that be enough to save the ruling family? Simon Wilson reports.
The Christmas weekend downpour in the north of the country could have caused up to £1.5bn of damage. What’s to be done? Simon Wilson reports.
President Barack Obama has lifted the country’s 1975 ban on crude oil exports. What does this mean for the oil price? Simon Wilson reports.
Government policy is fuelling a boom in dirty fuel. Why? And what can be done about Britain’s energy policy mess? Simon Wilson reports.
Free money for all might sound a crackpot idea, but it is taken seriously by many. Now Finland is going to give it a try, says Simon Wilson.
World leaders are meeting in Paris to agree action on climate change. Previous talks collapsed and achieved nothing. Will this time be different? Simon Wilson reports.
The IMF’s expected welcoming of the renminbi into its ‘special drawing rights’ is a significant acceptance of China’s position as a global financial player. Simon Wilson reports