New York has the Empire State Building. Think of Paris and the Eiffel Tower comes to mind. Cairo is inseparable from the Pyramids. Singapore has the smaller but not less iconic Merlion. George Town has the Penang Bridge, if you take a liberal view of the city’s boundary and ignore the unpleasant monolith towering over […]

Malaysian national carmaker Proton celebrated its 25th anniversary yesterday. In conjunction of the celebration, Prime Minister Najib Razak said, as reported by The Star, “[i]f overcapacity is a limiting factor to the companies, should the process to merge automotive companies in Malaysia be done so that it will create a company that is stronger or bigger and […]