A HIGHLY-SKILLED employee in the manufacturing, financial services or the TMT (technology, media and telecommunications) industry in Singapore can expect to be paid an extra US$29,100 per year by...

TRADE TENSIONS

THE global trade war deepened on Thursday with China reiterating it will hit back if the latest tariff threats from US President Donald Trump materialise, while India followed the European Union (EU...

TRADE TENSIONS

THE European Union (EU) is ready to engage with the US to solve a trade row triggered by its decision to impose tariffs on European metals, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said on Thursday.

TRADE TENSIONS

THE Trump administration has collected more than US$775 million so far from its metal import tariffs, as lawmakers from both parties blasted the duties and said the process for requests by companies...

BRITAIN'S government borrowed less than expected last month, according to official data on Thursday that may cheer finance minister Philip Hammond but also increase pressure on him to spend more...

THE escalating trade war between the United States and China poses crucial, though unanswerable, questions: Is this the beginning of the end of the post-World War II international trading system or...

SINGAPORE'S sovereign wealth fund GIC has invested in Verra Mobility, an Arizona-based firm that will be publicly listed upon a merger with Gores Holdings II, a special purpose acquisition...

[JERUSALEM] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara was charged Thursday with fraud and breach of trust after a lengthy police probe into allegations she falsely claimed meals...

[FRANKFURT] Germany has earned some 2.9 billion euros (S$4.6 billion) since 2010 on Greek debt bought to help the struggling country, a government report seen by AFP showed Thursday.

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir poured scorn over his predecessor Najib Razak on Thursday for denying knowing whether millions of dollars from scandal-plagued state fund 1MDB had...