[BEIJING] China's economy expanded at its slowest rate in nearly three decades during the third quarter, held back by cooling domestic demand and a protracted US trade war, according to an AFP...

[SYDNEY] Analysts have again trimmed their forecasts for Australia's economic growth as consumers struggle with high debt and sluggish wages at home, while a slowdown globally weighs on business...

[BANGKOK] Asia Pacific growth is expected to slow to 5.8 per cent in 2019, down from 6.3 per cent in 2018, due to uncertainty around the ongoing US-China trade tensions, a World Bank report said...

[TOKYO] Japan's core machinery orders slipped for the second consecutive month in August, suggesting deeper fissures in business investment and the broader economy from slowing global trade.

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong is facing its first recession since the global financial crisis, with little prospect of an immediate recovery as the city confronts its most violent protests in decades.

[WASHINGTON] The American economy should continue its expansion, with strong jobs markets but with price pressures in check and inflation approaching the central bank's target, Federal Reserve...

THE government is watching closely how the economy will pan out by the end of the year, and stands ready to take action when needed, said Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat on Friday.

[WASHINGTON] Accustomed to being the first woman in influential leadership positions and speaking frankly to men in power, Christine Lagarde says manmade threats to the global economy can be "man-...

[WASHINGTON] The former head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, warned Thursday that global growth is "fragile" and "under threat" and policymakers should work to reduce...

ECONOMIC growth in South-east Asia is forecast to ease to 4.5 per cent this year from 5.1 per cent in 2018, before stabilising at the same rate of 4.5 per cent in 2020, British advisory firm...