[PORT MORESBY] US vice president Mike Pence pilloried China's "opaque" chequebook diplomacy in a combative speech Saturday, taking aim at Beijing's business practices and warning...

[PORT MORESBY] Protectionist actions are short-sighted and doomed to fail, Chinese president Xi Jinping said Saturday ahead of an APEC summit at which US-China trade tensions are likely to take...

[WASHINGTON] The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has concluded Saudi's powerful crown prince Mohammed bin Salman was behind the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, <span class="...

[WASHINGTON] US president Donald Trump said Friday that China was ready to make a deal to defuse trade tensions, so he might not have to punish the country with more import tariffs.

PRODUCTIVITY growth and a number of other industry indicators will help reflect how the Future Economy Council's (FEC) progress measures up, said Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat, who also chairs...

SINGAPORE and the US strengthened their collaboration on infrastructure, the digital economy and cyber security this week, renewing the US-Singapore Collaboration Platform Memorandum of Understanding...

ASIA-Pacific leaders fly into the unlikely venue of Port Moresby on Saturday for a summit developing into a tug-of-war for regional influence between an assertive China and an increasingly withdrawn...

MALAYSIA'S economy grew at its slowest pace in two years in the July-September quarter as the country grappled with weak external demand and what the central bank called "supply shocks...

AS US President Donald Trump throws global relationships into turmoil in pushing his "America First" agenda, South-east Asia's biggest economy has seen an opening to increase its...

SECURITY officers can expect faster promotions while mid-career entrants into the security industry can expect higher pay grades from next year following the government's endorsement of...