[WASHINGTON] US central bankers say they may need to increase the key lending rate "fairly soon," but appear split on the timing amid uncertainty over President Donald Trump's tax and...

A depressed economy does not seem to have stopped a vast majority of Singapore university graduates from landing jobs last year - and ones with fatter starting salaries at that.

HONG Kong's new Financial Secretary Paul Chan on Wednesday doled out sweeteners and set the stage for a long-awaited tax-system revamp and a more flexible approach to fiscal policy in his maiden...

WITH Hong Kong entering a period of transition, new Financial Secretary Paul Chan had the unenviable job of delivering a Budget for an outgoing government with only about four months left on its term.

FORMER Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang was sentenced to 20 months in prison on Wednesday after a high-profile corruption trial found him guilty of misconduct during his time at the helm of the city.

THE Business China Awards (BCA) 2017 is now open for nominations till March 10.

THE Trump administration issued tough new orders on Tuesday for a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants, putting nearly all of the country's 11 million undocumented foreigners in its...

PRESIDENT Donald Trump's sweeping crackdown on undocumented immigrants will strain an already tight US job market, with one study suggesting that removing all of them would cost the economy as...

BANK of Japan (BOJ) governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Wednesday sought to allay concerns that the Japanese central bank could move further into negative interest rate-territory, in a move that would widen...

THE head of Australia's central bank gave the clearest signal yet on Wednesday that further cuts in interest rates would not be in the national interest as the danger of a debt-fuelled boom and...