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[WASHINGTON] US President Barack Obama blasted Republicans for blocking increases to the minimum wage on Friday in last-ditch campaigning ahead of next week's crucial midterm elections...

IN one of the closest votes in its history, or that of any other major central bank, the Bank of Japan's nine-member Policy Board voted on Friday by five votes to four to launch a major new...

THE number of workers made redundant in Singapore went up in the third quarter of 2014 to 3,400, in what the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) describes as a sign of the ongoing effects of business...

SINGAPORE has overcome many hurdles in the last 50 years of its tourism journey and the country can expect to face new challenges in the next half-century, says Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

MEMBERS of Parliament have filed a total of 72 questions - 53 for oral answer and 19 for a written response - for next Monday's Parliament sitting...

TO protect the interests of retail investors, businesses must raise the bar in corporate governance by initiating innovative practices.

BUSINESS optimism has waned across both the services and manufacturing sectors, according to government surveys conducted in September and October. Findings show that although there continue to be...

A LAND development charge dispute which threatened to derail joint mega property projects related to three former Malayan Railway (KTM) sites in Singapore has been resolved.

INDONESIAN President Joko Widodo's government is walking a tightrope as a new minimum wage is negotiated for Jakarta, seeking to balance a pro-business pledge against promises to help the nation...

THOUSANDS have signed an online petition denouncing reported comments by an HSBC Holdings board member in which she likened Hong Kong protesters' demands for democracy to the emancipation of...

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