GOODS and services tax (GST) could soon be levied on e-commerce purchases, as the government looks to diversify its tax base and capture value from this fast-growing sector, tax specialists have said...

MORE than 20 trade associations are set to collaborate more closely in the national push to grow companies and help them venture overseas, with the launch of the new Trade Association Hub in Jurong...

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NEW orders for key US-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in October after three straight months of hefty gains, but a sustained increase in shipments points to strong momentum in the economy as the...

BRITAIN slashed its growth forecasts for its Brexit-bound economy and expects to borrow sharply more going into the next decade, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Wednesday as he delivered a...

UNITED States officials have tried in recent weeks to cool tensions over the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) by extending the timetable for renegotiating the pact and asking top officials...

BOWING to a nation that had turned against him, Robert Mugabe resigned as president of Zimbabwe, ending his 37-year rule and sparking scenes of wild celebration throughout the capital.

INDONESIA'S Mount Agung volcano in Bali has let out a puff of black smoke and ash in a small eruption, prompting Singapore to advise its citizens to be ready to evacuate the holiday island at...

[WASHINGTON] New claims for US jobless benefits fell in mid-November, confirming the strength of American labour markets and continuing a record streak of low levels, official data showed Wednesday.

[LONDON] Prime Minister Theresa May's under-fire government acknowledged the UK economic outlook is deteriorating as it set aside an extra £3 billion (S$5.38 billion) to prepare for all possible...

[WASHINGTON] New orders for key US-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in October after three straight months of hefty gains, but a sustained increase in shipments pointed to strong momentum in the...