THE BOTTOM LINE

ONE item on the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCCI)'s wish list for Budget 2018, to be unveiled in Parliament on Feb 19, is this: More government money to help carry out...

COMMENTARY

YOU would think the Indian economy had returned to rosy health. It seems to have recovered from two enormous disruptions - Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision just over a year ago to...

DURING his Budget speech in February, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said the government has been studying ways to apply the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to the digital economy. The issue came under...

[DUBAI] For investors who watched austerity measures pummel growth over the past two years, Saudi Arabia's 2018 budget is a relief...

[WELLINGTON] New Zealand's new Labour-led government on Thursday flagged higher spending on families and a commitment to boosting housing supply as it scrapped tax cuts proposed by the previous...

THE STRAITS TIMES GLOBAL OUTLOOK FORUM 2018

SINGAPORE'S reserves give the nation long-term economic stability and also firepower to weather crises such as the global financial crisis, something many other economies do not possess, said...

SINGAPORE'S reserves give its economy long-term stability and allow the country to weather crises in a way that many other economies cannot, said Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat. ...

[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...

MALAYSIAN Prime Minister Najib Razak will aim to reduce unhappiness over rising costs of living when he unveils his 2018 budget on Friday, ahead of an election that must be held within 10 months.

EDITORIAL

INDIAN Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his speech to mark India's 70th Independence Day on Tuesday, highlighted several achievements of his government and shared a roadmap of changes he hopes...