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THE job-creation machine is humming again. A pick-up in public-sector projects and a stronger services sector in the second quarter have helped reverse the fall in jobs in the first three months of...

THE Federal Reserve did not reveal when it was going to raise interest rates, but it effectively ruled out September. That was enough to give stocks a lift.

SMEs in Singapore with lofty dreams of going global will soon find one less barrier to entry with International Enterprise Singapore's recent partnerships with key global e-marketplaces such as...

FINDING MH370

INVESTIGATORS scrambled on Thursday to study plane wreckage that washed up on a tiny Indian Ocean island, fuelling hopes that one of aviation's greatest enigmas could finally be solved: the...

STOCK market rout or not, Guangdong remains attractive to Singapore companies, going by the deals signed during the 7th Singapore-Guangdong Collaboration Council (SGCC) meeting on Thursday.

DBS Bank placed the first Singaporean benchmark in offshore covered bonds with a US$1 billion three-year offering, setting the foundation for Asian banks to access international investors during...

HR AND JOBS

ROYAL Dutch Shell is to axe 6,500 jobs this year and step up spending cuts to deal with an extended period of lower oil prices which contributed to a 37 per cent drop in the oil and gas group's...

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) do not have strong human resource (HR) practices and are especially weak in the area of learning and development, according to the results of the pilot run...

CREDIT Suisse expects its Asia-Pacific market to at least maintain about a quarter of profit contribution to the bank's overall income - not just because this part of the world is brimming with...

HOMEGROWN retailer NTUC FairPrice is lending small and medium-sized enterprises in Singapore a helping hand again through its SME Suppliers Support & Development Programme (SSDP), with the...