GIVEN the increasingly complex gaming landscape in Singapore, there is a need to consider greater consolidation of casino regulatory functions, said Second Minister for Manpower and Home Affairs...

JAPAN'S headline inflation slowed in March from February, highlighting the central bank's struggle to hit its 2 per cent price growth target after five years of heavy stimulus, keeping it...

[WASHINGTON] A major escalation in the trade dispute between the US and China could derail the global recovery and put "many jobs at risk," World Trade Organization chief Roberto Azevedo...

[DENVER] Prosperity did little to eradicate chronic joblessness last year, based on one measure of the US labor market.

[KUALA LUMPUR] Sixteen Umno members have filed leave for a judicial review to challenge the legality of the party.

[TORONTO] A Malaysian governor and his family are accused in a lawsuit of funneling proceeds of corruption into Canadian real estate, with a Swiss environmental group pressing some of Canada's...

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's trade minister said on Friday it is urging Southeast Asian countries that have not signed up for the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact to consider joining and that these...

[TOKYO] When asked about a complaint from a TV station that the most senior official at his ministry sexually harassed a reporter, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said the font used on the...

[HONG KONG] For the first time in almost two decades, home owners are in the minority in Hong Kong, underlining the city's status as the world's least affordable property market...