[WASHINGTON] White House trade adviser Peter Navarro suggested on Monday that Microsoft Corp could divest its holdings in China if it were to buy the Chinese owned short-video app TikTok.

[KOLKATA] BlackRock and Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC bought shares in Bandhan Bank as the main shareholder of India's most profitable bank sold 106 billion rupees (S$1.94 billion) of its...

[TOKYO] Japan would need to respond if South Korea seizes Japanese assets over wartime forced labour disputes, Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday, describing such a move as being in...

[NEW DELHI] New Delhi is considering measures to prevent trade partners mainly in South-east Asia from re-routing Chinese goods to India with little added value, two government sources said, amid...

[WASHINGTON] The United States added 46,321 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours on Monday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.

[DUBLIN] Ireland's manufacturing sector posted its fastest growth in almost two years in July as it rebounded from Covid-19 lockdown lows, a survey showed on Tuesday.

[MADRID] Spain's former king Juan Carlos, who is facing investigation at home and abroad for corruption, announced Monday that he will go into exile.

[WASHINGTON] The White House continued talks with Democratic leaders in Congress on Monday over a new round of emergency spending, as more than 100 American business leaders urged lawmakers to lay...

SINGAPORE ECONOMY

SINGAPORE's manufacturing sentiment has inched into positive territory in July for the first time in six months, but economists caution that this may not translate into improved hiring sentiment...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

SINGAPORE'S visitor arrivals in June plummeted to 2,200 from 1.6 million a year ago, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has said. Visitors numbered 880 in May and 750 in April, compared to 1.5...

BREAKING NEWS

Aug 4, 2020 07:11 PM

ByteDance CEO says Trump's real goal is to kill off TikTok

[HONG KONG] A US investigation into ByteDance's TikTok is really intended to smother a Chinese-owned app that's...

Aug 4, 2020 07:06 PM

Former Fuji Xerox boss claims his dismissal was 'orchestrated' in S$1.5m suit

[SINGAPORE] It was an anonymous letter by a whistle-blower accusing Fuji Xerox Singapore managing director Bert Wong...

Aug 4, 2020 07:01 PM

SGX to launch first two international Reit futures, in Asian first

THE Singapore Exchange (SGX) is set to launch two international real estate investment trust (Reit) futures products...

Aug 4, 2020 06:43 PM

Booking.com to cut thousands of workers after Covid-19 travel hit

[NEW YORK] Booking Holdings is the latest online travel giant to eliminate thousands of jobs after the coronavirus...

Aug 4, 2020 06:30 PM

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