A STUDY of flexible working in 16 markets has found that this non-traditional working arrangement could contribute S$54.8 billion to the Singapore economy come 2030.

[BEIJING] China's fixed-asset investment growth slowed to 5.3 per cent in the first eight months of the year, below forecasts and hitting a new record low, data showed on Friday...

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THE BOTTOM LINE

Crises are nothing new for emerging economies, which have repeated the same patterns again and again, with often-devastating results. But have those patterns finally been broken?

YOUNG INDIANS are still waiting for the bonanza of jobs promised by Narendra Modi when he was campaigning for the position of prime minister in 2013. Mr Modi had declared that if his government came...

IN RECENT WEEKS REAL - or fake - news about China-United States tensions have taken on a darker, more ominous turn. There are rumblings that an escalating trade war between China and the US might tip...

PROFIT growth for China's industrial firms cooled for a third straight month in July in a further indication that demand in the world's second-biggest economy is cooling even as US trade...

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia's economy expanded at a much slower pace of 4.5 per cent in the second quarter, hit by commodity production "shocks", leading the central bank to cut its full-...

IN JANUARY this year, Robert Lighthizer, the US Trade Representative, put out a report stating unequivocally that the US had made a mistake in supporting China's entry into the World Trade...

MUCH has been said and written in recent years about the rise of nationalism and its political-ideological relatives, nativism and mercantilism, and the way they help drive to power strong leaders...