[MANILA] The Philippine central bank sanctioned Metropolitan Bank & Trust after the regulator investigated an alleged internal fraud that cost the lender 1.75 billion pesos (S$47.1 million).

[LONDON] Bank of America Corp.'s Merrill Lynch was fined £34.5 million (S$62.01 million) for failing to report two years' worth of exchange traded derivative transactions, in what UK...

[LONDON] Australia's Nick Kyrgios has been fined US$10,000 and deducted his US$21,000 first-round losers' cheque following his decision to walk off after losing the first set against Steve...

[MADRID] Facebook has been fined 1.2 million euros (S$1.94 million) for collecting personal information from users in Spain that could then be used for advertising, the national data protection...

[BRUSSELS] Google faces a Tuesday deadline to tell the European Union how it plans to comply with an order to stop discriminating against rival shopping search services under threat of new fines that...

[WASHINGTON] Singapore-based technology company CSE Global Ltd has agreed to pay more than US$12 million to settle 104 apparent violations of Iran sanctions by its subsidiary, the US Department of...

[BRUSSELS] Google could see more fines from European Union antitrust regulators this year as probes into its AdSense advertising service and Android mobile-phone software near their end, three people...

[BRUSSELS] Beyond a headline-grabbing 2.4 billion euro (SUS$3.74 billion) fine EU antitrust regulators have levelled against Google, the internet giant is likely to be shackled for years by Tuesday...

[LONDON] Barclays Plc plans to plead guilty to UK charges that it failed to make proper disclosures about a multi-billion-pound capital raising from Qatar during the financial crisis, according to a...

AUSTRALIA'S most populous state will double property taxes for foreign buyers, the New South Wales treasurer said on Thursday, a move aimed squarely at Chinese investors as well as to appease...