THE Singapore Business Federation (SBF) aims to gather more than 100 Singapore companies from different sectors to take part in the inaugural China International Import Expo (CIIE) later this year,...

SINGAPORE'S zero tolerance for corruption has not been tarnished by the Brazilian bribery scandal that rocked Singapore government-linked firm Keppel Offshore & Marine (KOM), but political...

US central bankers said the recent tax cuts could juice the economy more than expected in the near term, meaning further interest rate hikes likely will be needed, according to meeting minutes...

SAUDI ARABIA announced plans on Thursday to spend billions on building new venues and flying in Western acts, in a total overhaul of its entertainment sector that would have been unthinkable not long...

BRITAIN'S economy was weaker than previously thought in 2017, official data showed on Thursday, leaving the country lagging further behind the global recovery as it prepares to leave the...

BUDGET 2018 has carefully laid out the plans to prepare Singapore for the next decade. This multifaceted Budget addresses the long-term challenges of the country and lays the foundation for a...

[FRANKFURT] European Central Bank policymakers meeting last month felt it was too early to change their communication stance to signal a normalisation of policy, even if confidence was growing that...

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia detained rapper Namewee on Thursday amid an uproar over an "obscene" Lunar New Year music video depicting people in dog masks dancing in what appears to be the...

[MELBOURNE] Australia's embattled deputy prime minister, under pressure over an extramarital affair, faced a call to step down as leader of his party on Thursday, the first such call from a...