THE Land Transport Authority is to buy operating assets on North-East MRT and Sengkang-Punggol LRT lines from SBS Transit, and will take control of them from April as part of the new rail financing...

THE manufacturing sector - the breakout performer last year - is showing clear signs of moderating growth after consecutive quarters of accelerated expansion since the electronics boom took off at...

SINGAPORE'S overall labour productivity in 2017 surged to a seven-year peak - the highest recorded since it rebounded in 2010 following the Global Financial Crisis (GFC)...

PM LEE'S CHINESE NEW YEAR MESSAGE

AS FAMILIES gather for their reunion dinners tonight, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has signalled two key issues that will feature in the 2018 Budget to be unveiled on Monday.

COMMENTARY

AFTER a week of exaggerated market volatility, it seems rather mundane to talk about taxes, but the truth is that taxation affects a much wider swathe of the population.

REGIONAL ECONOMIES

MALAYSIA'S economy expanded by a stronger-than-expected 5.9 per cent in the last quarter of 2017, a likely boost for Prime Minister Najib Razak ahead of national elections that must be held by...

REGIONAL ECONOMIES

JAPAN'S slowest growth in two years and a surging yen underscore the fact that the central bank remains locked in a stimulus programme that is getting harder to sustain...

WHEN chef Andre Chiang announced the closing of Restaurant Andre on Oct 11 last year, he lost no time flying off to China - where he enjoys a strong following - to explore new opportunities. He is...

[LOS ANGELES] Passengers aboard a United Airlines flight from San Francisco to Honolulu had a scary trip over the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, after the casing around one of the engines ripped apart,...

MAJOR retail banks offering mobile payments options here will effectively have about six months to ensure proper notification of e-payment transactions by their customers, as the regulator moves to...