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TWO men who had crossed swords numerous times with Lee Kuan Yew paid their last respects to Singapore's first prime minister on Friday...

IT was the largest outpouring of emotions this nation has ever seen.

BANK of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda's 2 per cent annual inflation target for the Japanese economy appeared to be far off on Friday when it was revealed that the core annual rate of price...

THE US economy expanded at 2.2 per cent annualised pace in the fourth quarter, led by the biggest gain in consumer spending in eight years.

CHINA'S securities regulator plans to devolve some of its authority over approving initial public offerings to the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges around May, state media reported -...

EVEN Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's allies in Germany are increasingly exasperated with his government after his visit to Berlin fuelled scepticism that he can do what's needed to...

[ATHENS] Greece's government has included measures to boost state revenues by 3 billion euros this year as part of a list of reforms it is sending European creditors in the hope of unlocking aid...

[BERLIN] The number of people of working age in Germany will fall by around a third by 2050 if Europe's biggest economy does not increase immigration from countries outside the European Union, a...

[NEW YORK] Fewer Americans seeking higher credit were rejected over the last 12 months, and they are more are likely to seek credit in the coming year, according to a New York Federal Reserve survey...

[NEW YORK] US consumer sentiment fell month-over-month in March, a survey released on Friday showed, though the reading was better than expected.