[WASHINGTON] US industrial production increased more than expected in December as unseasonably cold weather toward the end of the month boosted demand for heating, but manufacturing output slowed...

[DETROIT] - When it came time to revamp the Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, designers at General Motors knew they needed to beef up the look of the vehicle.

THE United States reclaimed its spot as the top beef exporter to South Korea in 2017, 14 years after a US outbreak of mad cow disease led to a ban on American beef and handed market leadership to...

[WASHINGTON] US producer prices fell for the first time in nearly 1-1/2 years in December amid declining costs for services.

THE BOTTOM LINE

FOR US President Trump, a lot is riding on the economy in 2018. If it continues to do well, it should bolster his popularity and his claim that he understands it better than his critics. But if it...

COMMENTARY

PRESIDENT Lyndon B Johnson used the "Goldilocks Principle" in strategic policymaking during the Vietnam War. Now, Vietnam favours the same formula to manage its foreign relations with the...

[TOKYO] The US has apologised to Japan over a recent series of accidents involving US military equipment that have sparked anger over American operations in the country, a ministry spokesman in Tokyo...

[NEW YORK] The US junk bond primary market sprung back to life Monday with borrowers looking to sell debt for the first time this year following a strong rally in spreads to near post-crisis tights.

US central bankers are divided over how fast they will need to raise interest rates this year, given differences over the causes behind the low inflation and wage gains seen to date, according to a...

A RARE type of winter storm hit the US South-east on Wednesday, dumping snow on Florida's capital for the first time in three decades and snarling travel, while New England braced for a "...