[REYKJAVIK] The first country in the world to certify equal pay between the genders is floating the idea of a "rainbow certificate" for businesses that employ LGBTQ workers.

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US EMPLOYMENT growth slowed considerably in July amid a resurgence in new Covid-19 infections, offering the clearest evidence yet that the economy's recovery from the recession caused by the...

[WASHINGTON] US employment growth slowed considerably in July amid a resurgence in new Covid-19 infections, offering the clearest evidence yet that the economy's recovery from the recession caused...

THE future is not what it used to be, wrote French philosopher and poet Paul Valéry in his 1937 essay Notre Destin et Les Lettres. The Covid-19 pandemic has made this phrase come alive....

[SINGAPORE] Another 47 employers have been placed on the Fair Consideration Framework (FCF) watchlist for potentially discriminatory hiring practices.

GROSS Domestic Product - or GDP in short - has been a mainstay measure of our economic progress over decades. Nations clamour, excessively so, for GDP rankings as it signifies not only a country's...

[HONG KONG] HSBC Holdings is planning a big boost to its wealth management staff in China in a bid to lift its sagging profits, increasing its presence in the face of mounting political tensions...

[LEICESTER, United Kingdom] Earlier this summer Leicester, in central England, and its thriving textiles industry found itself in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons.

[TOKYO] After helping fuel a remarkable surge in Japan's employment rolls - in the face of a declining population - women have become the hardest hit in the nation's Covid-19 recession.

IN ADDITION to its devastating human costs, the Covid-19 pandemic has been disastrous for many businesses and industries. In Singapore, it is predicted that the economy may shrink by up to 7 per...