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[MANAGUA] Nicaragua said a Hong Kong-based company will start building a US$50 billion (S$65 billion) waterway next month, despite opposition from farmers and environmentalists against the mega-...

[WASHINGTON] China's souring foreign investment climate, "unfair" trade practices and inceased military spending heightened tensions between the United States and Beijing in 2014, a US...

[LONDON] A Russian website offering thousands of live feeds peering into bedrooms and offices around the world by accessing poorly secured webcams should be taken down immediately, British officials...

THE global economy - which Singapore now relies on more heavily to support growth given domestic restructuring's drag - has been handed a negative report card in a week heavy with economic data...

SINGAPORE is ranked only 16th in the world when it comes to talent competitiveness, due to its imbalance in optimising homegrown talent and attracting those from overseas.

JAPAN'S exports rose much more sharply than expected in yen terms during October - up by 9.6 per cent to just over 6.9 trillion yen (S$76 billion), the highest monthly level in six years - aided...

A CHINESE factory gauge fell to a six- month low in November, adding to signs that broader stimulus is needed to halt a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy. The preliminary Purchasing...

PRICES in the US excluding fuel and food increased more than forecast in October as a drop in energy costs failed to filter through to other goods and services.

NEXT year's pay hikes in Singapore and the rest of the region are tipped to stay close to those of recent years, despite a tight labour market...

SINGAPORE has again been ranked as the best place to do business.

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