THE labour market in Singapore has continued to show slight improvements in the first quarter of 2018, with retrenchment numbers the lowest in nearly seven years and the unemployment rate of...

THE Singapore labour market has continued to show slight improvements in the first quarter of 2018, with retrenchment numbers the lowest in nearly seven years and the unemployment rate of residents...

BT EXCLUSIVE

RECRUITING the right talent remains the top concern for technology firms in Singapore, going by the latest Annual Business Survey by industry association SGTech, formerly known as the Singapore...

COMMENTARY

AMID the furore over taxes in Budget 2018, the critical question of Singapore's approach to foreign talent in the face of major manpower and demographic challenges went largely undebated. ...

THE BOTTOM LINE

THE role of economic growth in advanced democracies is not mainly the accumulation of more material goods. By any historical norm, even today's poor are staggeringly wealthy. Economic growth...

[LONDON] Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will on Monday call for Britain to keep tariff-free access to the EU after Brexit, arguing that withdrawal from the bloc is "what we make of it...

LATEST US DATA

US job growth surged in January and wages increased further, recording their largest annual gain in more than 8½ years, bolstering expectations that inflation will push higher this year as the labour...

COMMENTARY

APPLE needs to do better. For all the talk of cleaning up its supply chain, too many stories keep popping up about poor working conditions and excessive overtime.

[BRUSSELS] The 28 European Union states failed to agree in a first round of talks on Monday on reforming the bloc's labour rules that poorer countries value but French President Emmanuel Macron...

[LONDON] The opposition Labour Party has said it would keep Britain in the European single market and customs union for a transitional period after Brexit, offering an alternative to the government...