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[BENGALURU] As profits sag and debt mounts, more Southeast Asian firms are set to join the likes of Malaysian oil giant Petronas in cutting capital expenditure, casting a cloud over economic growth in a region better known as a development hotspot.

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Life & Culture


[SYDNEY] A seriously ill Australian boy was Thursday granted his wish to become a superhero like Iron Man, with police staging an elaborate event on the Sydney Opera House steps as Hollywood star Robe

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Oil, in its long journey from rig to pump, affects the Singapore economy in multi-faceted ways. BT looks at how lower oil prices affected various parts of the economy last year.

Volatility in the Chinese economy has got pundits from different camps debating on whether it will crash, is teetering on the edge, or will smoothen out its transition. The Business Times clears the confusion by listing out what data each camp is looking at, and how each comes to its conclusion.