THE labour market continued to show slight improvements in the first quarter of 2018, with retrenchment figures falling to a five-year low and the number of job openings on the rise.

[TOKYO] Japan is prepared to help shoulder some of the initial costs of North Korea's denuclearisation only after the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) restarts inspections, Chief...

[PARIS] France's main farm union called early on Wednesday for protestors to continue a blockade of refineries and fuel depots after the government failed to ease their concerns...

[HONG KONG] Malaysia is likely to review a directive to foreign insurers to reduce ownership of their local units by nearly a third as finding domestic buyers for the equity stakes is proving hard,...

[SEOUL]  The South Korean business community on Tuesday (June 12) hailed the historic summit between the leaders of North Korea and the United States as it could offer new business opportunities for...

[SYDNEY] A measure of Australian consumer sentiment increased marginally in June after two straight monthly declines as consumers felt more confident about their current and future family finances.

[SEOUL] North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said it was "urgent" for North Korea and the United States to halt "irritating and hostile military actions against each other" during...

[SINGAPORE] There's a single credit at the beginning of the movie President Donald Trump made for North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un: "A Destiny Pictures Production."...

[SEOUL] The historic meeting between North Korea's Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump marked a "radical switchover" in the two nations' fraught relations, the North's...

[LONDON] The UK will offer visas to immigrants looking to start new businesses as it seeks to attract tech entrepreneurs, amid reports they are being deterred by Britain's vote to leave the...