SINGAPORE'S economy exceeded expectations to expand 5.2 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter, led once again by the manufacturing sector and other externally-oriented sectors...

SINGAPORE consumers are displaying a growing preference for global brands over locally manufactured products, especially when it comes to baby formula and diapers, but not so much for snacks and...

[CANBERRA] Australia is concerned that China's military expansion in the South China Sea will lead to clashes in Asia and wants the US to remain involved in the region, according to a new policy...

[BEIJING] A Chinese menswear firm and a leading maker of POS terminals said late on Wednesday they had given up plans to set up micro-loan units, one day after policymakers took steps to tighten...

THE manufacturing sector continued its run as the standout performer in the the third quarter, helping to lift Singapore's economic growth and the outlook for the coming year...

SINGAPORE'S economy performed much better than expected this year due mostly to a strong showing in electronics, prompting the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) to upgrade its 2017 gross...

SINGAPORE'S trade agency is raising its full-year forecast for non-oil domestic exports (NODX) after the trade benchmark grew at a faster 7.6 per cent year-on-year pace in the third quarter of...

[SINGAPORE] Singapore has made "a good start" in its bid to become a debt restructuring hub in the region, with six workout cases filed before its courts after it adopted US Chapter 11-like...

[MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina] The clock ticked down Wednesday on hopes of finding alive the 44 crew members of an Argentine submarine missing for a week despite a massive search of surface and seabed,...

[WASHINGTON] A majority of US central bankers favour raising benchmark interest rates in the near term, signalling the Federal Reserve is likely to tighten monetary policy next month, minutes from...