MCDONALD'S Corp is making a new push to get franchisees to upgrade their kitchen equipment, aiming to win back customers with improved fried chicken and higher-end desserts. But it won't be...

AMGEN Inc and UCB SA no longer expect their experimental osteoporosis drug to win US approval this year after a higher rate of serious heart-related side effects were observed in a late-stage...

SUPPLIERS of a simple, critical medication - sodium bicarbonate solution - have run out, leaving doctors to juggle chemotherapy and postpone surgery.

TECHNOLOGY giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will continue looking for acquisition opportunities, a company executive said on Monday, as the firm seeks to build software and services to further...

[HONG KONG] A Temasek-backed Chinese genomics firm has kicked off its latest fundraising round with a target of up to US$200 million, drawing interest from investors including Hillhouse Capital Group...

[AMSTERDAM] Akzo Nobel shareholders angered by the Dutch paint maker's rejection of a 26.3 billion euro (S$40.8 billion) takeover offer from US rival PPG Industries on Monday took their fight to...

[NEW YORK] Retailers and shopping-centre owners are gathering in Las Vegas this week prepared to send a message: The demise of the American mall has been greatly exaggerated. Or, in the language of...

[ZURICH] LafargeHolcim has hired Sika boss Jan Jenisch to take over as chief executive at the Swiss-French building materials giant, whose previous CEO quit after the company made payments to armed...

[LONDON] Battery-making gigafactories are about to arrive in Europe, challenging a lead Tesla Inc is building at a plant in Nevada and opening the way for a quicker shift toward green power for both...

[CALIFORNIA] Amgen Inc and UCB SA said on Sunday they did not expect their experimental osteoporosis drug to win US approval this year after a higher rate of serious heart-related side effects were...