COMMENTARY

THE services sector remains the bulk of global gross domestic product (GDP), and in the last 20 years, also represents an increasing share of Asean GDP. As a services-oriented economy, Singapore...

[TOKYO] Former Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso said on Tuesday that increased work force participation and an improvement in labour productivity were among key factors keeping Japan...

[SEOUL] South Korea is in danger of falling into a lost economic era like Japan as the nation lacks new growth drivers and is struggling to break out of a prolonged period of slow expansion,...

[WASHINGTON] US worker productivity rose at its fastest pace in more than three years in the second quarter, as previously reported, but the trend in productivity growth remained moderate.

THE BOTTOM LINE

LET'S travel back in time to 1995. Most Americans still remembered the calamitous inflation of the late 1970s (prices rose 13 per cent in 1979). Many federal benefits, including Social...

IT CAN seem like there's never enough time - not enough for sleep and not enough for play, not enough for cooking and not enough for exercise....

[LONDON] Eclipsed by Brexit headlines, the most puzzling economic problem facing Britain is back in the limelight.