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MALAYSIAN Prime Minister Najib Razak yesterday pointedly accused Mahathir Mohamad of colluding with foreign parties to create the 1MDB crisis after he refused the former leader's personal...

SINGAPORE now has a new gauge of how its economic winds are blowing. And economy watchers here welcomed the economy-wide purchasing managers' index (PMI) launched on Friday as one that might...

IT is only a matter of time before Singapore has its first minority-race prime minister, said Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam on Friday - but it won't be him because he isn't...

BLOGGER Roy Ngerng broke down in tears on Friday, declaring that he was being persecuted for casting doubts about the management of Central Provident Fund (CPF) savings. He also claimed that he was...

GREECE'S Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday spelt out debt restructuring demands he wants international creditors to adopt, ahead of a weekend referendum he hopes will strengthen his...

SATURDAY SOAPBOX

THE problem with the Greek crisis, or Grisis, is that Gregotiators simply aren't Greative enough. Any fool who understands Greconomics will tell you that neither Grausterity nor Grexit offers...

TOTAL Oil Asia-Pacific on Friday launched its largest lubricant plant in Singapore, in a bid to double lubricant sales in Asia.

THE Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has arrested 41 members of a syndicate suspected to have been involved in bringing in foreign workers for illegal employment.

BP plc's US$18.7 billion US legal settlement is being cheered by investors and analysts as it ends five years of financial uncertainty. It also makes the British oil producer a more attractive...

CHINA'S securities market regulator has opened an investigation into suspected market manipulation, in the latest in Beijing's increasingly desperate attempts to head off a potential stock...