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THE Indonesian government's tax amnesty programme, which is due to expire by the end of March 2017, has had limited effect so far for Singapore, but events over the horizon could change this ...

SOVEREIGN wealth funds (SWFs) are weighing the benefits of cooperating more widely with multinational institutions such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank to encourage cross-...

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump will meet April 6-7 with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the president's Mar-a-Lago retreat in Florida, a source familiar with the meeting said on Tuesday...

[BANGKOK] Thai tax officials slapped ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra with a US$500 million bill on Tuesday, resurrecting a dispute at the centre of the kingdom's decade-long political...

[BERLIN] German public debt fell by 0.8 per cent last year, the Federal Statistics Office said on Tuesday, keeping the government on track to bring down debt to below 60 per cent of economic output...

[KUALA LUMPUR] Higher fuel costs probably pushed up Malaysia's inflation rate this month to above the 4.5 per cent rate posted in February, though there's no evidence that price pressures...

[SYDNEY] Australia cancelled a vote on Tuesday to finally ratify an extradition treaty with China, 10 years after it was signed, with the government set for an embarrassing defeat on the vote.

[TAIPEI] A Taiwanese court Tuesday found former president Ma Ying Jeou not guilty in a political leaks case, one of a series of lawsuits brought against him since he stepped down last year.

[SEOUL] Salvage workers who raised South Korea's sunken Sewol ferry may have found a body which had been missing since the disaster in 2014, the maritime ministry said Tuesday...