[TOKYO] Japan's exports rose less than expected in March due to a strong yen, raising some concern about the outlook for shipments on top of anxiety about Washington's criticism of the...

[WASHINGTON] The United States has had contacts at the highest levels with North Korea but Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have not spoken directly, the White House said Tuesday night.

[WASHINGTON] Former US first lady Barbara Bush, the only woman to see her husband and son sworn in as US president, died on Tuesday, the Bush family said. She was 92. Bush was the wife of the 41st...

[WASHINGTON] For decades, presidents have publicly released their tax returns each year - an act of transparency and a way to connect and commiserate with Americans on Tax Day.

[WASHINGTON] A key US Federal Reserve Board member in charge of bank supervision said Tuesday that the Volcker Rule, which limits some speculative bank investments, was working poorly.

[BEIJING] China is scheduled to hold live-fire drills in the Taiwan Strait Wednesday, flexing its military muscle after warning Taipei about seeking independence or closer ties with Washington.

SINGAPORE'S exports continued to disappoint for the second straight month in March, hit by a triple whammy of high base effects, cooling electronics demand and a strengthening Singdollar. ...

THE tourism industry can use technology to sharpen marketing efforts, refresh tourism products and transform business processes for greater productivity, Trade and Industry minister S Iswaran...

A HIGH-tech national jobs portal developed by Workforce Singapore (WSG) and the Government Technology Agency (GovTech) was launched on Tuesday to match local job-seekers with employers more...

SMRT chief executive Desmond Kuek is stepping down after 5½ years at the helm, and his successor is expected to be former chief of defence force Neo Kian Hong, according to reliable sources.