SERVICES and manufacturing companies remain gloomy about their prospects, as the coronavirus pandemic forces Singapore into an unprecedented recession.

[MONTREAL] A pick-up in leisure trips and easing European travel restrictions are driving demand for business jet flights this summer, fuelling cautious hopes for a rebound in an industry hit hard...

[BEIJING] Profits at China's industrial firms rose for a second straight month and at the fastest pace in over a year, adding to signs the country's economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis...

ASEAN BUSINESS

SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand are among those that are most confident of their ability to survive and thrive after the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a...

IT’S AN UNDERSTATEMENT to say that 2020 has been a tough year for businesses, big and small. But in every crisis there is opportunity, and as the pandemic throws up new challenges, it also brings...

[TRIPOLI] Libyan businessman Mahmud al-Sharkassi surveyed the ruins of his factory on the outskirts of war-scarred capital Tripoli, disheartened but determined to get back to work.

[SYDNEY] A measure of Australian business conditions showed a sharp recovery in activity and confidence in June as much of the economy reopened from coronavirus lockdowns, though a fresh outbreak...

[SYDNEY] Corporate travel agents are using the coronavirus-induced lull in bookings to work with companies on how to get their staff out of Zoom videoconferences and safely back in the air.

[WELLINGTON] New Zealand business confidence improved slightly in the June quarter but businesses remain pessimistic about general economic conditions over the coming months, a private think tank...

Businesses in Asean expect a significant or worse impact on business with more considering layoffs to reduce costs compared with the rest of the world, according to a survey by Korn Ferry.