[WASHINGTON] US President Barack Obama delivered an angry parting shot at Congress on Thursday, berating Republicans for blocking his efforts to close the military detention centre at Guantanamo Bay.

[NEW YORK] The billionaire investor George Soros said on Thursday that global markets will falter given the uncertainty of incoming US President Donald Trump's policies...

[WASHINGTON] US Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin said he's willing to label China as a currency manipulator during his Senate confirmation hearing if warranted, after President-elect...

[WASHINGTON] Donald Trump touched down Thursday at Washington's Joint Base Andrews, about 24 hours before he will be sworn in as the 45th US president...

[DAVOS, Switzerland] Prime Minister Theresa May told the world's elite on Thursday that Britain would become a champion for business and free trade despite Brexit, even as major banks said they...

TODAY, Donald Trump will become the most powerful man in the world. In the next few months, exporters, financial markets and leaders around the world will find out whether his campaign threats will...

IT is not all doom and gloom for Singapore's labour market, as the information technology (IT) sector appears to be booming this year due to digital revolution, said recruitment firm Robert...

TAX professionals in Singapore have submitted several recommendations to the government for more help for lower-income Singaporeans and the elderly so as to ensure economic stability.

A MALAYSIAN industry body has slammed the Kuala Lumpur City Hall's rule that all foreign-owned business must have a minimum 50 per cent local equity and workforce or risk losing their licence. ...

THE European Central Bank (ECB) kept its super-easy monetary policy unchanged as expected on Thursday and its president, Mario Draghi, told critics of his stimulus path to be patient and wait for the...