INVESTMENT commitments in Singapore last year were on target - though they fell from 2015 and were the lowest in recent years, said the Economic Development Board (EDB) on Thursday.

[PARIS] From legendary British singer David Bowie to Cuban leader Fidel Castro and American boxer Muhammad Ali, here are some of the notable figures who died in 2016.

[PARIS] From Donald Trump's victory to the Brexit vote and the fall of Syria's Aleppo, here is a snapshot of 10 stories that dominated the news in 2016: On November 8, Republican...

FORECAST 2017: MUSIC

2016 is quite easily the worst year for music fans. It doesn't matter what genre you listen to, chances are the Grim Reaper came and took away one of your favourite artistes...

FORECAST 2017: MOVIES

THE music world lost a Prince in early 2016, and the film universe bid farewell to a Princess just earlier this week.

BEST OF 2016 - BEST FILMS

THEY don't make them like they used to - until of course, someone did. It was going to be a so-so 2016 for the movies but then came a late-season power surge and earlier disappointments can now...

BEST OF 2016 - BEST PLAYS

LAST year's SG50 theme saw the production of some sterling new plays. But 2016 has been no slouch. New and important local works, such as Manifesto and Grandmother Tongue, tackled the impact of...

BEST OF 2016 - FAVOURITE SINGAPORE BOOKS

THE first batch of novels from the short- and long-list of the Epigram Books' inaugural Fiction Prize kept us busy for much of the year, while Math Paper Press continues its winning streak with...

DESPITE a small dip this year, the share of Singaporeans and Permanent Residents working or looking for work has nevertheless seen an uptrend - rising in the past five years. The labour force is also...

SINGAPORE has slipped five places to 15th in the latest world-talent ranking by Swiss business school IMD.